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Mississippi Sin Dip

Delicious Mississippi Sin Dip is the perfect combination of cream cheese, ham, and spices, baked in a bread bowl! Serve this at any party or game day gathering.

mississippi sin dip in a french bread loaf

Mississippi Sin Dip Recipe

I’m always in the mood to have a party so I am forever looking for new appetizer recipes to make. And this one is full of the classic dip ingredients but with some twists.

And it’s baked in a crusty bread loaf that doubles as a serving bowl. Only one dish to wash!

The reason I love it so much is because it’s delicious, extra cheesy, easy to make in it’s own serving bowl, makes use of leftover bread and ham, and is perfect for game day and parties.

Some of my other favorite dips for game day is my beer cheese dip (with it’s own bread bowl too), my green chile dip, and this Texas trash dip. All are really easy to make and disappear super fast!

Mississippi doesn’t just have this amazing dip, but this comeback sauce, and this crockpot Mississippi chicken that is to die for! Great for a party or an easy weeknight meal for the kids.

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simple ingredients in a mixing bowl

Ingredients Needed

Bread – A large French bread loaf or round loaf of bread for a bowl

Cream cheese – Regular, low fat, or full fat is great.

Sour cream – Substitute plain Greek yogurt if needed.

Cheese – Shredded mozzarella cheese or cheddar cheese.

Ham – Use leftover ham or deli ham. Substitute salty bacon.

Sauces – A combination of Worcestershire sauce and your favorite hot sauce.

Spices – Garlic powder, black pepper.

Garnishes – Sliced green onions.

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How to Make Mississippi Sin Dip

First: Preheat oven to 350 F. Cut a hole in the top of the loaf and reserve the top. Cut or tear out the inside bread, making a hollow bread loaf. Save the bread pieces for serving.

Second: In a large bowl, combine the cream cheese, sour cream, mozzarella cheese, and spices. Fold in the chopped ham.

Third: Spoon the mixture into the hollowed out bread loaf. Top with cheddar cheese. Gently wrap loaf in aluminum foil. 

Fourth: Bake on a baking sheet at 350F for 35-45 minutes or until the dip is hot and bubbly and the cheese on top is melted. Remove from foil and place on a serving platter.

Garnish with sliced green onions and serve with bread pieces, chips, crackers, and veggies.

For the full recipe and detailed instructions, please refer to the recipe card at the bottom of the post.

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How long does it last?

Leftover Mississippi Sin Dip can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 2-3 days. I recommend taking any leftover dip out of the bread bowl. Toss the bread and save the dip.

To reheat the dip, you can either place it in a baking dish in the oven or in a slow cooker on low heat until hot and bubbly.

melty mississippi sin dip in a bread bowl

Can you freeze it?

I don’t recommend that you freeze this dip. The bread will become tough and the dip will get watery.

If you need to make it ahead of time, prepare the cheese mixture in advance and store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Then add to the bread bowl and bake when you are ready to serve it.

Serving Suggestions

  • Bread cubes: The pieces from inside the hollowed-out loaf of bread are perfect for dipping. 
  • Chips: I like tortilla chips or potato chips.
  • Veggies: Raw vegetables like carrot sticks, celery, and bell peppers are a great option.
  • Crackers: You favorite buttery crackers are perfect. You try it with my firecrackers recipe!

Looking to round out your menu? Serve this dip along with these Firecracker meatballs, these fun shishito peppers, a spicy Frito corn salad, and wash it down with a pink squirrel drink!

In the morning, start the day fresh with this fruit filled, mango pineapple smoothie.

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Freaky Friday

What is Freaky Friday? It’s a recipe exchange put on by Michaela over at An Affair from the Heart. There are about a dozen people each time that get assigned a fellow foodie website to make a recipe from to share with our readers.

I have a tendency to make recipes that speak to me, like this Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Dip I made in a previous Freaky Friday.

It’s a win-win because we get to make a delicious recipe from a blogger friend and share it with our readers and you get to hear about another great food website we know you will love!

This time around I drew Tristan from Home Cooked Harvest. A busy mom that grew up eating foods from around the world, she like to make new dishes to try.

Her amazing blog showcases easy to make, healthy, family friendly dishes while packing as many fruits and veggies into them. When she is not cooking, she is napping and dreaming of a large plot of land to call home.

Some of my favorites are her air fryer turkey burgers, honey garlic chicken thighs, and these dutch pancakes! I can’t stop eating them!!

mississippi sin dip in a bread bowl

Tapas Tips & Tricks

  1. Use room temperature cream cheese and sour cream for easier mixing.
  2. To make the bread bowl, use a round loaf of French bread or Italian bread and cut a hole in the center with a serrated knife.
  3. Reserve the removed bread pieces and top for serving later with the dip. There might not be enough bread leftover so add some other items.
  4. Want more onion flavor? Add a dash of onion powder and mix in extra green onions.
  5. Brush the inside of the bread bowl with olive oil before adding the dip to keep it from getting soggy.
  6. For a spicier dip, add more hot sauce, chopped green chiles, or red pepper flakes to taste.
  7. Try to keep the foil from touching the cheese on top of the dip so it doesn’t pull off when you unwrap it.

If you love this recipe as much as I do, please write a five-star review in the comment section below (or on Pinterest with the “tried it” button – you can now add pictures into reviews, too!), and be sure to help me share on facebook!

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Mississippi Sin Dip is a cheesy delicious dip that’s perfect for football season or any spring day. With its creamy dip mixture and crispy crusty bread, it’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser at any gathering.

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Mississippi Sin Dip Recipe

This Mississippi Sin Dip in a bread bowl is an easy appetizer to put together and is a crowd pleaser!
5 from 4 votes
Print Pin Rate
Course: Savory Dips and Spreads
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 373kcal
Author: Jennifer Stewart

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf French bread roughly 1 pound
  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 12 ounces sour cream
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese shredded
  • ¾ cup ham chopped small
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 teaspoons Hot sauce
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 2 green onions sliced

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  • Cut a hole in the top of the loaf and reserve the top.
  • Cut or tear out the inside bread, making a hollow bread loaf. Reserve the removed bread pieces and top for serving later.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese, sour cream, mozzarella cheese, and spices. 
  • Fold in the chopped ham.
  • Spoon the mixture into the hollowed out bread loaf.
  • Top with cheddar cheese.
  • Gently wrap the loaf in aluminum foil. Try to keep the foil from touching the cheese on top so it doesn’t pull off when you unwrap it.
  • Bake at 350F for 35-45 minutes or until the dip is hot and bubbly and the cheese on top is melted.
  • Remove from foil and place on a serving platter.
  • Garnish with sliced green onions and serve with bread pieces, chips, crackers, and veggies.

Notes

Use room temperature cream cheese and sour cream for easier mixing.
To make the bread bowl, use a round loaf of French bread or Italian bread and cut a hole in the center with a serrated knife.
Reserve the removed bread pieces and top for serving later with the dip. There might not be enough bread leftover so add some other items.
Want more onion flavor? Add a dash of onion powder and mix in extra green onions.
Brush the inside of the bread bowl with olive oil before adding the dip to keep it from getting soggy.
For a spicier dip, add more hot sauce, chopped green chiles, or red pepper flakes to taste.
Try to keep the foil from touching the cheese on top of the dip so it doesn’t pull off when you unwrap it.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 373kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 69mg | Sodium: 630mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g

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Recipe Rating




Tonya

Friday 19th of May 2023

Can't wait to try it

Sam

Friday 5th of May 2023

Something about a melty and cheesy dip in a bread bowl will always be the crowd favorite! Thanks for this one!

Susannah

Friday 5th of May 2023

Oh my word, this turned out so incredible. I can’t wait to make it for an event coming up!

Rebecca

Thursday 4th of May 2023

Winner Winner Recipe right here! All the teens loved it and wanted more. So easy to make too.

Tristin

Saturday 29th of April 2023

Girl, you made this look even more amazing! We love this dip and hope you did, too!