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Loaded Baked Potato Dip

Loaded Baked Potato Dip

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia DeGaris Pursell

Total time 1 hr, 25 mins
Yield

Makes about 4 cups

Take your love of baked potatoes and move it from the side dish spread to the appetizer buffet. Serve with waffle fries baked extra-crispy for dippers.  

Ingredients

  • 1 (2.1-oz.) package fully cooked bacon slices
  • 1 (16-oz.) container sour cream
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) freshly shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup sliced fresh chives
  • 2 teaspoons hot sauce
  • Garnishes: cooked, crumbled bacon; sliced fresh chives; freshly cracked pepper
  • Serve with: waffle fries

How to Make It

  1. Microwave bacon according to package directions until crisp; drain on paper towels. Cool 10 minutes; crumble. Stir together bacon and next 4 ingredients. Cover and chill 1 to 24 hours before serving. Garnish, if desired. Serve with crispy, warm waffle fries. Store leftovers in refrigerator up to 7 days.

  2. Note: We tested with Oscar Mayer Fully Cooked Bacon.