Loaded Baked Potato Dip made with bacon, sour cream, cheese, and more – perfect for potato chips!

Mmmm. Tater chips. I’d be a liar if I said I didn’t love a good potato chip as much as the rest of the world. There’s something so delicious about that salty crispy treat. Add a good chip dip to the mix and you have yourself a real winning combination.

This simple dip is made by adding cooked bacon, cheddar cheese, and spices to sour cream. When you dip potato chips in it, it tastes just like you are eating a loaded baked potato with extra crunch! This dip is one of our all-time favorites and I always get lots of compliments when I make it for parties. It’s simple but packs a lot of flavor. Enjoy this chip dip at parties, picnics, and cook-outs all summer long; you’ll be the hit of the party, guaranteed!

This dip is everything that a dip should be without anything extra. Using sour cream is perfect because it’s a bit more natural than most mayonnaise and you don’t have to wait for a block of cream cheese to come to room temperature. Fresh cooked bacon (nitrate free for bonus points), delicious green onions, and sharp cheddar bring it all together. Serve with simple Sea Salt or Sea Salt  and Fresh Cracked Black Pepper Kettle Brand Chips and you have yourself a loaded baked potato with a fraction of the effort.

Kettle Brand chips with dip

Tips and Tricks for Making Loaded Baked Potato Chip Dip

  • You can use original or reduced fat sour cream. Both taste great in this recipe.
  • Don’t try to cut any corners with precooked bacon bits. Cooking the real deal is the star of this simple chip dip.
  • Pro tip: save a little of the bacon, green onion, and cheese to sprinkle on top as a garnish before serving.
  • I love this with a really crispy and sturdy chip like a kettle cooked or ridge kind.


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Loaded Baked Potato Chip Dip

  • Author: Melissa Griffiths - Bless this Mess
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: About 4 cups


Loaded Baked Potato Dip made with bacon, sour cream, cheese, and more – perfect for potato chips!


  • 12 ounces of bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 16 ounces sour cream
  • 1/3 cup green onions, finely chopped
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • potato chips for serving


  1. Combine the bacon, sour cream, green onions, cheddar, and garlic powder together in a medium bowl and combine. Allow the mixture to chill for at least one hour before serving.
  2. Adjust the garlic powder, salt, and pepper to taste.
  3. Serve with potato chips.
  4. Store any leftovers covered in the fridge for up to a week.

This recipe is totally inspired by and adapted from Brown Eyed Baker.

A quick creamy dip is just what a bag of crunchy chips needs for a party.

Enjoy and thanks for stopping in!

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This post was originally published in 2013 and is being updated in July 2018.

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As a hobby farmer and mom of five, I’m all about keeping it simple in the kitchen. I want healthy meals that feed my family well, and then I want to get back to my (messy) life. Let’s work together to find something yummy for your dinner table.