Bacon-Cheese Fundido with NABISCO ENTERTAINMENT Vegetable Crackers
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  •   Bacon-Cheese Fundido
  • 1-1/2 lb. cream cheese, softened
  • 3 lb. pasteurized process American cheese spread, shredded, divided
  • 6 oz. mayonnaise
  • 6 oz. cooked bacon, chopped
  • 1-1/2 oz. green onions, chopped
  • 1-1/2 tsp. hot sauce
  •   Fresh Tomato Salsa
  • 9 oz. tomatoes, seeded, diced
  • 3 oz. red onions, diced
  • 1-1/2 oz. fresh jalapeño peppers, seeded, minced
  • 3 Tbsp. fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp. lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 270 each NABISCO ENTERTAINMENT Vegetable Crackers


  • Bacon-Cheese  Fundido: Combine cream cheese, 2 lb. 7 oz. of the cheese shreds, the bacon, mayo, onions and hot sauce in 12-qt. bowl of electric mixer fitted with paddle attachment. Beat on low speed until well blended. Shape into 54 (1-oz.) portions (or 18 portions for trial recipe); cover. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Fresh  Tomato Salsa: Combine all ingredients. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  • For  each serving: Place one portion of the cheese mixture in small microwaveable serving dish. Microwave on HIGH 5 to 10 sec. or until slightly softened. Top with 2 tsp. of the remaining cheese shreds. Place under salamander 20 sec. or until cheese shreds are melted. Top with 2 tsp. of the salsa. Serve with the crackers.

Recipe Tips

Make AheadBoth the cheese mixture and salsa can be stored in refrigerator up to 2 days before using as directed.

ShortcutFor convenience, substitute commercial pico de gallo for the homemade salsa.


Nutritional Information PerServing
Calories 260
Total fat 15g
Saturated fat 6g
Trans fat 0g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 770mg
Carbohydrate 22g
Dietary fiber <1g
Sugars 4g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A 8%DV
Vitamin C 2%DV
Calcium 10%DV
Iron 4%DV

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