BLT Dip is a creamy and delicious dip that is a true party sensation.

All of the flavors of our favorite BLT Sandwich are combined in a creamy cheesy mixture and topped with bacon, lettuce, and juicy tomatoes!

This is the perfect dip for chips, veggies, or tortillas!

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Ingredients in BLT Dip

If you’re looking for the perfect appetizer, this BLT Dip recipe will have everyone coming back for more!

  • Creamy Base Cream cheese is the base of this recipe, light cream cheese can be used. Mayo and sour cream make it smooth and easy to scoop.
  • Seasonings & Flavors – A bit of garlic powder and smoked paprika flavor this dip. Sharp cheddar and green onion (or swap ½ teaspoon of onion powder) add a boost of flavor.
  • Crispy Bacon Pre-bake bacon in the oven and crumble it or save time with real bacon bits. If using real bacon bits, fry or microwave them until crisp and let them cool.
  • Lettuce Iceberg or romaine lettuce add a fresh crunch.
  • Tomatoes Any ripe and juicy variety of tomatoes works here. I most often use either cherry tomatoes or Roma tomatoes.

Variations – Turn it into a ranch BLT dip by adding ranch dressing mix, or try Italian dressing mix and fresh herbs if you have them on hand.

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How to Make BLT Dip

  1. Use a hand mixer to combine cream cheese, mayonnaise, sour cream, and seasonings per the recipe below.
  2. Gently fold in the remaining ingredients and chill for 1 hour.
  3. Garnish with shredded lettuce, bacon, and diced tomatoes.

Prep Ahead

This BLT dip can be made 48 hours before serving as long as it’s tightly covered and chilled in the refrigerator. Add the toppings just before serving so they stay fresh and crisp.

Dippers for BLT Dip

  • Veggies: vegetable sticks like celery sticks, zucchini slices, or cucumber coins are great for scooping and dipping.
  • Bread: any kind of crackers, sliced baguette, or crostini.
  • Chips: pita chips, tortilla chips, or pretzel chips.

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Creamy BLT Dip

This creamy BLT Dip recipe tastes like a classic BLT sandwich in a creamy dip!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Chill Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Author Holly Nilsson



  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 green onions thinly sliced
  • 12 slices bacon cooked and crumbled, divided
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup diced Roma tomatoes or cherry tomatoes, well-drained plus extra for garnish
  • 3 cups iceberg or romaine lettuce finely shredded


  • In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, smoked paprika, and garlic powder until fluffy with a hand mixer on medium.
  • Gently fold in the green onions, diced tomatoes, cheddar cheese, and ⅔ of the bacon.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.
  • Remove from the fridge, top with lettuce, remaining bacon, and chopped tomatoes.
  • Serve with bread, crackers, chips, or vegetables for dipping.


Spices can be replaced with your favorite spice mix or ranch or Italian dressing mix.
This dip can be stored in the fridge in a covered container for up to 4 days. Freezing is not recommended. 
5 from 28 votes

Nutrition Information

Calories: 198 | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.03g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 291mg | Potassium: 153mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 585IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 94mg | Iron: 0.3mg

Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

Course Appetizer, Dip, Party Food
Cuisine American
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  1. This recipe is a winner! Sooo good. I let the cream cheese come to room temp so I didn’t have to use a mixer. Everyone enjoyed it.

    1. Hi Kruptyna, we actually mix it all into the dip itself and you can either set some aside or grate a little extra to sprinkle on top for garnish. Enjoy!

      1. I think Kruptyna was referring to the lettuce, not the cheese. I have the same question about the lettuce. Three cups seem to be a lot and the pictures don’t seem to have that much lettuce.

      2. Hi Terri, the recipe calls for 3 cups but you can use however much you prefer! We would love to hear how it turns out for you!

      3. number 4 in the instructions say to top with lettuce. so we are to put 3 cups of lettuce on top of the mixture? the photo does not reflect that amount of.lettuce on the mixture.