Bacon Ranch Dip

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  • Perfectly simple, easy to make ahead and widely popular at parties, you can’t go wrong with this Bacon Ranch Dip! Serve it with chips, pretzels or your favorite snack food.

    overhead of bacon ranch potato chip dip with kettle cooked potato chips

    Bacon and ranch collide into one delicious chip dip with this easy Bacon Ranch Dip recipe!

    Have you been snacking a lot lately? I’ve seen a meme floating around that said something along the lines of “I need to socially distance from my refrigerator.” I feel that to my core.

    Being home all day long makes it way too easy for me to snack all. day. long! I always have a bowl of chips, pretzels or candy by my computer. Maybe I should try something a little healthier like kale chips.

    close up of potato chip dip with bacon and green onions

    But the good thing about all the snacking I’ve done is that I created the BEST chip dip in the process. Queue this quick Bacon Ranch Dip!

    Bacon Potato Chip Dip

    I had a few strips of bacon leftover from breakfast and thought (while snacking on potato chips,) I bet this bacon would taste really good crumbled onto a dip for these chips.

    angle view of creamy ranch dip for chips

    And you know, since I’ve been on a total ranch kick lately, why not throw some ranch seasoning in there too? Top it with some green onions, and bam! That’s one delicious chip dip recipe!

    So similar to French Onion Dip, this Bacon Ranch Dip uses sour cream, a few toppings and iconic ranch dressing mix for a flavor that is out of this world!

    A bowl of dry spices

    How to make Bacon Ranch Dip

    It could not be simpler to make! Start by combining the dry ranch dressing mix, sour cream and Worcestershire sauce in a medium bowl. Transfer that mixture to a serving dish, cover and let it refrigerate for 2-3 hours.

    bowl of bacon ranch dip with scallions and potato chips

    Right before you are ready to serve it, garnish the top with the crumbled bacon, green onions and parsley. You could even put some shredded cheddar on top if you’d like.

    chip dipping into potato chip dip

    My favorite way to serve this bacon ranch dip recipe is with kettle cooked chips. They are crispier, which means they won’t break in the dip bowl as easily. But if you don’t have any on hand, here are a few more options:

    • pretzels
    • crackers
    • vegetables (like carrots, celery or even broccoli and cauliflower )
    • pita bread
    • plantain chips
    bacon ranch dip on a potato chip

    More of my favorite dip recipes:

    Pimento Cheese Spread
    bowl of pimento cheese dip
    A popular southern dish, this EASY Pimento Cheese recipe is made with only 6 ingredients and tastes great spread onto crackers or in a grilled cheese!
    Garlic Tzatziki
    Close up of Garlic Tzatziki Sauce
    Garlic Tzatziki Sauce is a refreshingly delicious tzatziki dip made from greek yogurt, cucumber, fresh dill, lemon juice, and garlic! 
    Cowboy Caviar Dip
    overhead of cowboy caviar for a party
    Cowboy Caviar is my most popular recipe! Made with fresh vegetables, black beans and a simple marinade, it will be the hit of the party.

    Savory dips like this creamy Bacon Ranch Dip are great for parties, or even just when you feel like having a snack at home. But don’t limit yourself to savory! Sweet dessert dips are all the rage lately, and these are some of my favorites:

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    Bacon Ranch Dip

    Bacon and ranch collide into one delicious chip dip with this easy Bacon Ranch Dip recipe!
    Prep Time10 mins
    Total Time10 mins
    Course: Appetizer
    Cuisine: American
    Keyword: bacon ranch dip, potato chip dip
    Servings: 8
    Calories: 156kcal
    Author: Jessica Formicola

    Ingredients

    Instructions

    • Combine dry ranch dressing mix, sour cream and Worcestershire sauce in a medium bowl. Transfer to serving dish, cover and refrigerate for 2-3 hours.
    • Before serving with kettle cooked potato chips, garnish with crumbled bacon, green onions and parsley.
    • If you’ve tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was!

    Nutrition

    Calories: 156kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 831mg | Potassium: 105mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 415IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 1mg

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