Loaded Baked Potato Dip

<p>Loaded Baked Potato Dip</p>

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia DeGaris Pursell

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.



Makes about 4 cups

Total time: 1 Hour, 25 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Total: 1 Hour, 25 Minutes


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


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.

Note: We tested with Oscar Mayer Fully Cooked Bacon.