Chicken Bacon Ranch Dip

This creamy, decadent dip is studded with green onions, salty bacon and chunks of tender chicken. It's a crowd-pleasing appetizer or even a meal in itself with crusty bread, crackers, or vegetables.

close up on a casserole dish of chicken bacon ranch dip with a scoop being taken out
Cook Time:
30 mins
Active Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
Servings:
8

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ (8 ounce) packages cream cheese

  • 1 (1 ounce) envelope ranch dressing mix

  • 1 ¾ cups shredded rotisserie chicken

  • 1 ½ cups sour cream

  • 1 cup cooked and chopped bacon (about 12 slices), plus more for garnish

  • ½ cup sliced scallions (from 2 large scallions), plus more for garnish

  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 ¾ cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese, divided

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Place cream cheese and ranch dressing mix in a microwaveable, broiler-safe 9-inch square casserole dish. Microwave on HIGH until combined and cream cheese is very soft, stirring halfway through, about 1 minute.

  3. Remove from microwave; stir in chicken, sour cream, bacon, scallions, pepper, and 1 cup Cheddar cheese. Top with remaining 3/4 cup cheddar.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until edges are bubbly, 25 to 30 minutes. Increase oven temperature to broil; cook until cheese is lightly golden brown in spots, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from oven, and sprinkle with additional bacon and scallions. Serve immediately.

Cook's Note:

You can make the dip entirely in the microwave as well. Prepare the recipe as directed through Step 2, without topping with the 3/4 cup cheddar. Microwave on HIGH until hot and melted, stirring occasionally, 12 to 14 minutes. Remove from the microwave, and top with remaining 3/4 cup cheddar. Top with additional bacon and scallions, and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

493 Calories
43g Fat
6g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 493
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 43g 55%
Saturated Fat 24g 122%
Cholesterol 122mg 41%
Sodium 1100mg 48%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Protein 21g
Potassium 306mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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