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sourdough bread bowl with savory clam and bacon dip appetizers
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Savory Baked Bacon and Clam Dip

Indulge in the ultimate crowd-pleaser with this Savory Baked Bacon and Clam Dip, a creamy blend of jack and cream cheeses, sour cream, crispy bacon, fresh green onions, and savory minced clams, baked to perfection inside hollowed-out sourdough bread loaves—a guaranteed hit at any gathering!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time2 hours
Total Time2 hours 10 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16 people
Calories: 572kcal


  • 1 pound jack cheese, grated
  • 2 8-ounce packages cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 1 pound bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 bunch green onions (scallions), chopped
  • 1-2 cans minced clams, drained
  • 2 round loaves sourdough bread


  • In a mixing bowl, combine the first six ingredients until well blended.
  • Cut off the tops of the sourdough bread loaves and set them aside.
  • Hollow out the loaves. Pour the mixed dip into the hollowed-out loaves and replace the tops.
  • Wrap the filled loaves in foil and bake at 300°F for 2-3 hours.
  • Serve with the bread pieces on the side, cut into large cubes for dipping.


Calories: 572kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 44g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 69mg | Sodium: 563mg | Potassium: 129mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 414IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 271mg | Iron: 2mg