This Baked Potato Dip is the perfect easy appetizer! With six simple ingredients needed, you’ll be dipping and snacking in no time at all!

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Table of Contents
  1. Easy Baked Potato Dip
  2. Ingredients to make this Baked Potato Dip
  3. How to make Baked Potato Dip
  4. Recipe Tips
  5. HERE ARE SOME OTHER FUN SIDE DISHES YOU CAN TRY
  6. Baked Potato Dip Recipe

Easy Baked Potato Dip

Dips are one of my favorite things to make for football season, as well as family gatherings and holiday get-togethers. There’s just something so comforting about the ease of making a homemade dip that it’s pretty much one of my go-to recipes year-round.

Since I’m a huge baked potato fan, this dip just makes sense. It was fast and easy to put together, and it really does taste like a baked potato!

If you’re a potato fan like me, you’re going to love this simple potato dip. The flavors will have you rethinking your whole “no double-dipping” rule!

Picture of a bowl of baked potato dip with slices of baguette on a cutting board

Ingredients to make this Baked Potato Dip

  • Light sour cream
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Bacon
  • Hot sauce (we used Tapatio)
  • French baguette
  • Chives for garnish

How to make Baked Potato Dip

Did I mention that there was just one simple step to this easy dip recipe? This recipe just keeps getting better and better!

  • Add all the ingredients (minus the bread) into a bowl and mix. Put it in the fridge until it’s time to eat. Add the chives as garnish and serve with the bread.

Recipe Tips

Use Greek yogurt – If you don’t have sour cream, unflavored Greek yogurt will do the trick! It literally tastes the exact same and might actually be a bit better for you.

Vary up the added cheese – I love using cheddar cheese, but change it up. You can do Colby cheese, pepper jack cheese, or any other type that you like.

Use turkey bacon – If you want to cut down on some of the fat content, you can use turkey bacon instead of pork bacon.

Picture of a bowl of baked potato dip with slices of baguette on a cutting board

WHAT ELSE CAN BE USED TO PAIR WITH HOMEMADE DIPS?

Bread is always a great option when it comes to dips, but you can also use chopped veggies as well. Sliced bell peppers, chopped celery, baby carrots, sliced zucchini, and even cut-up squash are all great for dipping and eating.

CAN I FREEZE THIS DIP RECIPE?

Since there is sour cream in the dip, it’s best served fresh. Attempting to freeze sour cream and then thaw it is possible, but it may “break” or separate and cause a weird texture or taste. It’s not recommended to freeze this dip.

CAN I LEAVE OUT THE HOT SAUCE?

You bet. If you’re not a fan of heat, don’t make the dip spicy. Just leave out the hot sauce, or add it to your own individual serving bowl.

Picture of a bowl of baked potato dip with slices of baguette on a cutting board

WHAT OTHER TOPPINGS WOULD PAIR WITH THIS DIP?

There are so many great topping ideas that you can use! Fresh cilantro would be a great topping with a refreshing flavor. You could also add fried onions on top or even caramelized onions as well.

HOW DO I STORE LEFTOVER DIP?

The best way to store leftover dip to keep it fresh is to keep it chilled in the fridge. Add it to a container with a lid, and keep it in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

DO I NEED A MIXER OR BLENDER FOR THIS RECIPE?

Not at all! You just need to be able to add all the ingredients into a bowl and stir. That’s it! Save yourself some clean-up time and just dirty up a spoon or spatula instead.

As you can see, this easy appetizer dip would be great to snack on for a tailgate snack or a great way to have an appetizer to share with family and friends. There’s no wrong way or time to whip up and enjoy this simple potato dip recipe!

HERE ARE SOME OTHER FUN SIDE DISHES YOU CAN TRY

Crockpot Garlic Herb Potatoes

Air Fryer Mozzarella Sticks

Crockpot Cheesy Bacon Beer Dip

Picture of a bowl of baked potato dip with slices of baguette on a cutting board

Baked Potato Dip

5 from 1 vote
This Baked Potato Dip is a perfect side dish for your next get together!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Yield 8 servings

Ingredients
 

  • 2 cups light sour cream
  • 2 ½ cups cheddar cheese
  • 9 slices bacon cooked crisp
  • 2 teaspoons hot sauce we used Tapatio
  • 1 thin French baguette cut into ½ inch slices
  • Chives for garnish

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, combine all ingredients except bread. Keep refrigerated until ready to serve. Sprinkle chives on top for garnish. Serve with bread.

Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 407kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 0.03g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 662mg | Potassium: 238mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 553IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 365mg | Iron: 1mg
Nutritional information not guaranteed to be accurate
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword 30 minute meal
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Baked Potato Dip is a simple side dish that’s perfect for your next party

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