KILLER CLAM DIP

7
Teresa G

By
@barefootgal

For years, I have not been able to find my favorite brand of clam dip, so I was compelled to concoct my own recipe. If you loved Breakstone's Clam Dip, you'll love this.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
A crowd
Prep:
20 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 8 oz
    cream cheese (1 brick), room temperature
  • 3/4 c
    sour cream
  • 1 pkg
    dry ranch dressing mix
  • 1 tsp
    pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp
    liquid smoke flavoring
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1/2 c
    extra-sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3 Tbsp
    real hickory smoked bacon bits
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh minced chives
  • 1 can(s)
    chopped or minced clams (6.5 oz.), drained
  • ·
    fresh chives, parsley or sliced green onion for garnish (optional)

How to Make KILLER CLAM DIP

Step-by-Step

  1. Using an electric hand-mixer, beat cream cheese until fluffy.
  2. Add sour cream; mix thoroughly, until no lumps remain.
  3. Add ranch dressing mix, maple syrup, liquid smoke and pepper; mix well.
  4. Add cheddar cheese, bacon bits and minced chives; combine well.
  5. Add drained clams; mix until well combined. (NOTE: Save and freeze clam juice for chowder or other seafood dishes.)
  6. May serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until served. Garnish as desired. Cover and refrigerate leftovers.

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