Bacon Cheeseburger Football Dip

Wisconsin Cheese Bacon Cheeseburger Football Dip Recipe
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Active Time
40 Minutes



Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Aged Cheddar, Cream Cheese or Mozzarella can be used in this recipe.


  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Line a 15 x 10-inch baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. Unroll one tube bread dough into a rectangle on prepared pan. Place remaining tubes of dough on top of the rectangle in a football shape. Cut ends at an angle if desired; secure ends with toothpicks. Trim excess dough from bottom rectangle with a paring knife. Pinch dough at seams for bread bowl.
  3. Whisk egg and milk; brush over dough. Bake for 18-22 minutes or until bread is light golden brown.
  4. Meanwhile, fry bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon with a slotted spoon to paper towels to drain, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings.
  5. Cook beef in bacon drippings in the same pan over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Reduce heat to low. Add the cream cheese, mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce, mustard and garlic powder; stir until cheese is smooth.
  6. Remove from the heat. Stir in cheddar and half of the bacon. Spoon dip into bread bowl. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until dip is bubbly. Cool slightly.
  7. Layer with the toppings as desired and remaining bacon. Cut mozzarella for laces; place on football.

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