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Cheesy Chicken and Bacon Ranch Dip

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This recipe for Cheesy Chicken and Bacon Ranch Dip is sure to score points. There are basically three steps to making it: Preheat, Combine, and Bake.

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Cheesy Chicken and Bacon Ranch Dip

Happy Fall, y’all!  With football games, parties, and lots of other fun things to celebrate, we are all on the lookout for some quick and easy snacks.  It’s time we start thinking outside the box and enjoy some snacks with a little umph! to them.

I walked into the store the other day and found inspiration in the deli section where I saw a Chicken Bacon Ranch sub sandwich.  I thought it would be fun to take those flavors and create a hot dip that would be perfect for these nice, cool fall nights.

While shopping, I picked up Hormel Real Bacon Pieces and Hormel Chunk Chicken.  I also got a bottle of prepared Ranch salad dressing and a block of cream cheese.  When I got home, I mixed the ingredients in a large bowl and put the mixture into an 8-inch cast iron skillet.


I baked it for about 24 minutes and took out this nice, hot, bubbly dip that goes great with crackers.

Cheesy Chicken and Bacon Ranch Dip

The cheesy flavor with the bacon and chicken is hearty and delicious.

Hormel Real Bacon Bits are 100% real bacon and are a great addition to salads, snacks, and meals.  An added bonus is that there is no prep on our part when using them – the bacon is already cooked and there is no plan for us to clean up!

Yield: 6 servings

Cheesy Chicken and Bacon Ranch Dip

Cheesy Chicken and Bacon Ranch Dip

Serve this creamy chicken dip with bagel chips and watch it disappear.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup Hormel Real Bacon pieces
  • 1 10 ounce carton Hormel chunk chicken, drained
  • ½ cup Ranch salad dressing
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine all of the ingredients and spread into an 8-inch cast iron skillet that has been prepared with non-stick spray.
  3. Bake for 23-25 minutes.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 420Total Fat: 37gSaturated Fat: 16gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 18gCholesterol: 96mgSodium: 761mgCarbohydrates: 4gFiber: 0gSugar: 2gProtein: 17g

Nutrition information is an approximation.

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Saturday 4th of November 2017

I made it in the crock pot, low heat unless you're in a rush, then high is fine. Just keep stirring every now and then. This recipe is awesome because you can add different ingredients and experiment. I added some buffalo sauce and it was great.


Wednesday 30th of August 2017

Has anyone done this in the crock pot? I want to bring it to a work carry-in, but want it to stay hot


Friday 2nd of October 2015

I want lol