Barbecue Chicken Bacon Ranch Cheese Dip

Bacon, barbecue chicken and creamy, cheesy ranch dip team up in this hot appetizer that's perfect for holidays, game time or anytime.


16 servings


2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (8 ounces)
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 (8 ounce) container sour cream
2 tablespoons ranch dip mix (from 1-ounce package)
1 cup chopped cooked chicken
1/2 cup barbecue sauce
3 green onions, thinly sliced, green and white parts separated
1/2 cup chopped cooked bacon
crackers, as desired


Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C_. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.

In medium bowl, mix 1 1/2 cups of the Cheddar cheese, the cream cheese, sour cream and ranch dip mix. Spread evenly in baking dish.

In medium bowl, mix chicken, barbecue sauce and green onion whites. Spoon evenly over cheese mixture in baking dish. Top with remaining 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese, then top with cooked bacon.

Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until hot and bubbling at edges.

Top dip with green onion greens; serve with crackers.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Bake Time: 25 minutes

Additional Information

Rotisserie chicken works well in this recipe, but any leftover cooked chicken will do.

Feel free to use your favorite crackers for serving, but we prefer to serve with Ritz™ crackers.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories 180; Calories from Fat 130; Total Fat 14 g; Saturated Fat 8 g; Trans Fat 0 g; Cholesterol 45 mg; Sodium 440 mg; Potassium 125 mg; Total Carbohydrate 6 g; Dietary Fiber 0 g; Sugars 4 g; Protein 8 g; Exchanges: 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat; Carbohydrate Choice 1/2

Recipe Courtesy Of

Betty Crocker

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