Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow. (James 1:17)

9-Layer Dip from TGI Fridays

2 Strip Lean Bacon

1 (16-oz.) can refried beans (plain)

cup sour cream

t. taco seasoning

cup shredded cheddar cheese

cup guacamole

1/3 cup diced tomatoes

1 T. fresh cilantro, finely chopped

2 T. sliced black olives

2 T. finely sliced green onions

Fry diced bacon until done, add refried beans and cook slowly and stir frequently until the bacon and bacon drippings are mixed through about 15 minutes, remove from heat. Mix taco seasoning with sour cream and set aside. To build 9 layer dip place ingredients in this order on a shallow serving platter: Spread refried beans to about 1 inch thick. cup of the shredded cheese, cup sour cream, guacamole, diced tomatoes, diced cilantro, black olives, and sliced green onion. Add cup cheese over top for garnish.