Cheesy Corn Dip {Sun and Sizzle Cookbook Review}

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Loaded with crispy bacon, sweet corn, and mozzarella cheese, this hot Cheesy Corn Dip is sure to become a favorite appetizer!

Loaded with crispy bacon, sweet corn, and cheese, this Cheesy Corn Dip is sure to become a favorite appetizer!I am super excited to be sharing this special recipe with you today! Why is it special you ask? Because it’s one of the yummy recipes in my friend Alli’s brand new cookbook. She blogs over at Cupcake Diaries, and every one of her recipes makes me drool. She’s been working on her cookbook for months, and I was so excited to finally get my hands on it!

Cheesy Corn Dip recipe from the Sun and Sizzle cookbook

It’s called Sun and Sizzle: Grills to Green and Everything In Between.  It is chock full of yummy recipes that call for simple ingredients. Nothing fancy, just 50+ amazing family friendly recipes that anyone can make. From snacks to desserts, it’s got a little of everything! With summer just around the corner, you are going to want to get a copy for yourself!
Cheesy Corn Dip- loaded with bacon, cheese, and corn, this hot dip is unbeatable!

Let’s talk a little bit about this cheesy corn dip. Oh my lands. Who knew that just a few simple ingredients mixed together could be so mouthwateringly delicious? I had to fight off my boys just to get my fair share of this yummy stuff. It is warm and gooey and full of yummy corn, bacon, and cheese.

The chopped basil gives it a fresh flavor and takes it from great to extraordinary. It is a new favorite at our house, and I’m sure it will be making another appearance very soon!

This creamy Cheesy Corn Dip is loaded with crispy bacon, sweet corn, and cream cheese. Such a yummy appetizer!

To see even more cookbook reviews, and get a sneak peek at a few more recipes from Sun and Sizzle, check out the fun Blog Tour going on through May 31st.

Recipe for Creamy Corn Dip from Sun and Sizzle Cookbook

And whatever you do, promise me you’ll make this cheesy corn dip. It will be a hit at BBQ’s, potlucks, or even as an after school snack. It is seriously delicious!!

Cheesy Corn Dip with Bacon - serve this yummy dip with tortilla chips for an appetizer everyone will love!


Easy Cheesy Corn Dip Recipe

Yield: 16-20 servings

Cheesy Corn Dip

Cheesy Corn Dip
Hot cheesy dip with bacon, corn, and fresh basil.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


  • 6-8 strips of bacon
  • 2 15 oz cans of corn, drained (or 3 cups of frozen corn, thawed)
  • 1 8oz pkg cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tsp salt
  • dash of cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • Tortilla chips for serving


  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. Cook bacon in a skillet over medium heat till crispy. Drain on paper towels, then crumble. Set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine half of the bacon, the corn, cream cheese, mozzarella, salt, cayenne pepper, and half of the chopped basil. Mix well and spread into a lightly greased 8x8" pan, or round dish.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes or till hot and bubbly. Remove from oven and garnish with remaining bacon and basil. Serve hot with tortilla chips.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 180 Total Fat: 10g Saturated Fat: 5g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 4g Cholesterol: 26mg Sodium: 333mg Carbohydrates: 20g Fiber: 2g Sugar: 4g Protein: 7g



  1. Can this be made ahead and then baked when ready to eat??

    • I haven’t tried it, but I think it would work just fine. I’d guess it could be made the day before and stored in the refrigerator overnight, and be just as tasty. Give it a try and let me know how it turns out!

  2. Elizabeth vasquez says:

    Thank you for sharing these recipes

  3. I ate this at the restaurant and enjoyed it. I tried many times but failed. Today saw your recipe, and I believe this time I will succeed. Thanks a lot!

  4. Kristyn says:

    Been dying to try this recipe!! It has all my FAVORITE ingredients!! YUMMY!

  5. I’m a firm believer in the position that dip can be a meal, not just a snack. Great post! I’ll be making this for my next party!

    I would love it if you would consider sharing this on my weekly Link Up:
    Hope to see you there! : )

    • I could totally eat this dip for a meal! 🙂 And thanks for the invite, I just linked up!

    • Thanks for sharing on Peace Love, Linkup! I’m happy to tell you that this post will be featured on our next linky, which goes live Friday at 6! Grab a button and share anything else you have going on! : )

  6. Holy crap that looks so good! Bacon and cheese and chips? Count me in! Thanks for sharing!

  7. Thank you so much for your post!! I love that your boys loved this recipe that much. I appreciate your kind words about me and my cookbook. Thank you for participating in the tour and promoting the cookbook!

  8. Ok honestly I have no idea why I haven’t made this yet. I have made so many recipes from this book, but I haven’t tried this one and I am totally a dip person. So I don’t know what I am waiting for. It looks so yummy!

    • Oh yes, you will have to try it soon- it is seriously yummy! So many good recipes in the book. We just tried the peanut butter waffles, and they were also a huge hit at my house!

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