Well, hi there! Pull up a chair and take a load off! We’re fixin’ to welcome ya’ll with open arms, and that calls for some Howdy-Partner Beef Dip! This layered dip is stacked with hearty flavors like tangy creamy cheese, sweet, smoky, and savory shredded beef, melty sharp cheddar cheese, and crispy fried onions for added texture! There are few greetings better than the Howdy-Partner Beef Dip, and your partygoers, friends, loved ones, and everyone else will surely know it!

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For the dip:

  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (15-ounce) package barbecued shredded beef, fully-cooked
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup red onion, chopped
  • 3/4 cup crispy fried onions
  • tortilla chips, to taste, for serving

Optional toppings:

  • tomatoes, to taste, chopped
  • red onions, to taste, chopped
  • fresh cilantro, to taste, minced
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Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2 –Grease a 9-inch pie plate.

Step 3 –Spread the cream cheese onto the bottom of the prepared pie plate.

Step 4 –Spread the beef evenly over the cream cheese layer.

Step 5 –Sprinkle the beef layer with the cheddar cheese and 1/2 of the red onion.

Step 6 –Bake the beef dip until heated through, about 15-20 minutes.

Step 7 –Sprinkle the beef dip with the crispy fried onions and bake for 5 minutes.

Step 8 –Top the beef dip with the tomatoes, the remaining red onion, and the cilantro, and serve with the tortilla chips.