Loaded Baked Potato Dip

Here is a delicious concoction of all the favorite baked potato toppers - combined to make a decadent appetizer.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

1
package (2.1 oz) precooked bacon
1
container (16 oz) sour cream
2
cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
1/3
cup chopped fresh chives
2
teaspoons red pepper sauce
1
bag (22 oz) frozen waffle-cut French-fried potatoes
Cracked black pepper, if desired
Additional chopped fresh chives, if desired
  • 1 Microwave bacon as directed on package until crisp; drain on paper towels. Cool 10 minutes; crumble. Reserve 2 tablespoons of crumbled bacon for garnish. In large bowl, stir together remaining crumbled bacon, sour cream, cheese, 1/3 cup chives and the pepper sauce. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour or up to 24 hours.
  • 2 Bake potatoes as directed on the package.
  • 3 Sprinkle dip with pepper, 2 tablespoons crumbled bacon and additional chives. Serve with fries.

Expert Tips

Bake the waffle fries extra-crispy so they hold.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
),
Sodium
380mg
380%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.