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Crack Chicken Dip (+Video)

This Crack Chicken Dip recipe is a warm, creamy dip made with shredded chicken, cream cheese, ranch seasoning, bacon and cheese!

AN ABSOLUTELY DELICIOUS DIP RECIPE

This crack chicken dip recipe is a huge family favorite. My little family can easily eat this entire dish all by ourselves. Who can resist creamy melted cheese and bacon?!

Crack Chicken dip with a celery stick dipped into the center of the dip.

TIPS FOR MAKING THIS WARM CHICKEN DIP:

  • This appetizer is made easy by using store-bought rotisserie chicken. Or you could use two cans of drained chicken.
  • Also, you can save time by using the packages of real bacon pieces.
  • If you prefer, you can make your own Homemade Ranch Dressing.
  • This tastes delicious with crackers or your favorite veggie sticks.
The Best Crack Chicken Dip recipe from The Country Cook, shown fully cooked in a white baking dish with a chip dipped in the center.

INGREDIENTS NEEDED: (FULL RECIPE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE POST)

  • cream cheese
  • sour cream
  • ranch seasoning mix
  • green onions
  • thick cut bacon
  • colby jack cheese
  • sharp cheddar cheese
  • shredded chicken

HOW TO MAKE CRACK CHICKEN DIP:

Preheat the oven to 350°F. In a large bowl add the cream cheese and with a hand mixer, mix until smooth.

mixing cream cheese with an electric hand mixer in a bowl.

Add in the sour cream and ranch seasoning, mix to combine. Add in the green onions and bacon, mix to combine. Add in 1 ½ cups of the colby monterey jack cheese and 1 ½ cups of the cheddar cheese, mix to combine.

chopped bacon, green onion and ranch seasoning mixed in with sour cream and cream cheese in a white bowl with a blue spoon.

Finally add in the chicken and mix. Stir everything one last time with a spatula to make sure it’s mixed well and spoon it into a 1-quart baking dish, smoothing out the top.

shredded chicken added to cream cheese mixture in a bowl.

Bake for 20 minutes, top with the remaining cheeses and bake for 5 more minutes to melt.

shredded cheese on top of baked cream cheese mixture in a white tart baking dish.

Serve immediately with dippers of your choice and a parsley garnish, optional.

cracker being dipped into warm chicken dip with vegetables pictured in the background.

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Crack Chicken Dip recipe

Crack Chicken Dip (+Video)

This Crack Chicken Dip recipe is a warm, creamy dip made with shredded chicken, cream cheese, ranch seasoning, bacon and cheese!
5 from 4 votes
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 32

Ingredients

  • 8 ounce block cream cheese, softened to room temperature
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 Tablespoons (1 packet) ranch seasoning mix
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 6 slices thick cut bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 cups shredded colby jack cheese, divided use
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese, divided use
  • 2 cups shredded chicken
  • 1 teaspoon chopped parsley for garnish, optional

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. In a large bowl add the cream cheese and with a hand mixer, mix until smooth.
  • Add in the sour cream and ranch seasoning, mix to combine.
  • Add in the green onions and bacon, mix to combine.
  • Add in 1 & ½ cups of the colby monterey jack cheese and 1 & ½ cups of the cheddar cheese, mix to combine.
  • Finally add in the chicken and mix.
  • Stir everything one last time with a spatula to make sure it’s mixed well and spoon it into a 1-quart baking dish, smoothing out the top.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, top with the remaining cheeses and bake for 5 more minutes to melt.
  • Serve immediately with dippers of your choice and a parsley garnish, optional.

Video

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American

Nutrition

Calories: 120kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 10g | Sodium: 221mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g

Nutritional Disclaimer

“The Country Cook” is not a dietician or nutritionist, and any nutritional information shared is an estimate. If calorie count and other nutritional values are important to you, we recommend running the ingredients through whichever online nutritional calculator you prefer. Calories and other nutritional values can vary quite a bit depending on which brands were used.

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  1. 5 stars
    This dip went over well for the stay at home order Christmas Eve party. I made the recipe as stated and it’s very good, what’s better than chicken, bacon and cheese. I will make again.