photograph by Matt Hulsman

Yields: 6 to 8 servings. 

½ cup low-fat mayonnaise
8 ounces low-fat cream cheese, softened
1 cup (4 ounces) Swiss cheese, shredded
3 tablespoons green onions, finely chopped
1 pound bacon, cooked and crumbled
½ sleeve butter crackers, crushed
3 tablespoons butter, melted

Preheat oven to 350˚. Mix mayonnaise, cream cheese, and Swiss cheese in a bowl. Stir in green onions and bacon. Spread mixture in a shallow 8 x 8-inch baking dish. Sprinkle crackers on top. Drizzle butter over crackers. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until heated through. Serve hot with crackers.

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For several years, Our State featured recipes from the pages of community and church cookbooks from around North Carolina. These dishes continue to be among some of our most popular and enjoyed.