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Crack Chicken Dip is the perfect game-day dip. It is loaded with flavor and so addicting. Make this delicious dip today with simple ingredients.

Crack Chicken Dip in a baking dish with a bite on a french bread
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This buffalo chicken dip is the perfect party food. It is loaded with chicken, cream cheese, bacon and cheese. The flavor is amazing and we love how easy it is to make.

Serve this crack chicken dip warm with your favorite tortilla chips for a crowd pleasing dip. It is the perfect dip to use leftover chicken or rotisserie chicken.

Make this dip for all your game day parties or holiday gathering. It is always a crowd favorite and loaded with flavor.

You may also love Crockpot Pizza Dip, Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Dip or Bacon Cheddar Ranch Dip. Check out more Easy Dip Recipes.

What is Crack Chicken Dip?

Crack chicken dip is an addicting dip that is perfect for you next game day party. Crack dip is made with simple ingredients that include leftover chicken, cream cheese, bacon and cheese.

Serve with your favorite tortilla chips and veggies for a crowd pleasing dip.

Chicken, cream cheese, sour cream, ranch dressing mix, bacon, cheese, green onions

Ingredients:

  • Cooked Chicken, shredded
  • Cream Cheese, softened
  • Sour Cream
  • Dry Ranch Dressing Mix
  • Slices bacon, cooked and crumbled (divided)
  • Shredded Colby Jack Cheese, divided
  • Green Onions, chopped(divided)

How to Make Crack Chicken Dip:

  • Step 1 – Heat Oven – Preheat oven to 400ºF. Spray a 2-qt baking dish with non-stick cooking spray and set aside.
  • Step 2 – Combine Ingredients – In a large bowl, combine cream cheese and sour cream. Add in 9 slices of bacon, ranch seasoning, and 1 ½ cup shredded cheese. Stir until well combined. 
  • Step 3 – Stir in Chicken – Stir in the cooked shredded chicken and 2 green onions. 
  • Step 4 – Spread into Baking Dish – Transfer mixture to the prepared dish. Top with the remaining ½ cup shredded cheese. Bake uncovered for 25 to 30 minutes, until hot and bubbly.
  • Step 5 – Garnish – Top with remaining diced green onions and crumbled bacon.
  • Step 6 – Serve with crackers, chips, celery, or bread.

Chicken Crack Dip Recipe Tips:

  • Cream Cheese – We recommend that the cream cheese is softened prior to mixing with the other ingredients. This allows for the mixture to be smooth and creamy.
  • Spreading into Pan – When spreading the ingredients into the baking dish, make sure to evenly spread it. This allows for the dip to cook evenly.
  • Baking Chicken Dip – Bake crack chicken dip until golden brown on top.
  • Slow Cooker – This recipe can easily be cooked in the crock pot if you prefer. Cook on low for 2 hours and then top with green onions and bacon.
Crack Chicken Dip in a baking dish

Can you Freeze Crack Chicken Dip?

Yes, you can freeze crack chicken dip cooked or uncooked. If freezing cooked, make sure it has cooled to room temperature before storing. If stored properly in a freezer safe container, it will last up to 3 months.

You can also store this dip uncooked in a freezer safe container. Then when you are ready to bake, you can bake from frozen. You will need to add in more cooking time.

Can Crack Chicken Dip Be Made in Advance?

Yes, this is the perfect dip to make in advance. Just prepare and place in the fridge covered. Then when ready to bake, place in the oven. You may need to add in cooking time since it has been in the fridge.

Crack Chicken Dip in a baking dish with french bread being dipped into it

Variations Ideas:

  • Cooked Chicken – Use leftover chicken breasts, rotisserie chicken or any type of shredded cooked chicken for this recipe.
  • Change the Cheese – Feel free to change the cheese for this recipe. Use shredded cheddar cheese, mozzarella cheese, or pepper jack cheese for this recipe.

What to Serve with Warm Crack Chicken Dip?

This dip can be served with may different dippers. These are some of our favorites.

  • Tortilla Chips
  • Slice French Bread
  • Celery Sticks
  • Carrot Sticks
  • Slice Bell Peppers

How to Store Leftovers:

Store leftover in an air tight container in the refrigerator. This dip will last about 3 days if stored properly.

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Crack Chicken Dip

5 from 2 votes
A Cheesy warm dip with bacon, ranch mix, sour cream, and green onions you will love this easy crack chicken dip.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8
Cuisine American
Course Appetizer
Calories 460

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked chicken shredded
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 pkg dry ranch dressing
  • 10 slices bacon cooked and crumbled (divided)
  • 2 cups shredded colby jack cheese divided
  • 3 green onions chopped(divided)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400ºF. Spray a 2-qt baking dish with non-stick cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, sour cream, 9 slices of bacon, ranch seasoning, and 1 ½ cup shredded cheese. Stir until well combined.
  • Stir in the cooked shredded chicken and 2 green onions.
  • Transfer mixture to the prepared dish. Top with the remaining ½ cup shredded cheese. Bake uncovered for 25 to 30 minutes, until hot and bubbly.
  • Top with remaining diced green onions and chopped bacon.
  • Serve with crackers, chips, celery, or bread.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 460kcal, Carbohydrates 4g, Protein 25g, Fat 38g, Saturated Fat 19g, Polyunsaturated Fat 3g, Monounsaturated Fat 12g, Trans Fat 0.04g, Cholesterol 125mg, Sodium 515mg, Potassium 272mg, Fiber 0.1g, Sugar 2g, Vitamin A 950IU, Vitamin C 1mg, Calcium 292mg, Iron 1mg

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