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Crack Dip with Sour Cream

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This Crack Dip with Sour Cream will have you become obsessed with dipping! You’re going to love the ease of this crack cheese dip – trust me.

It’s so addictive that even my family and friends ask for me to make it and bring it when I’m headed over for a visit.

Check out my other homemade dip recipes that you’re sure to love!

Even though most dips use just cream cheese, I’m a fan of the added sour cream for the extra boost of creaminess.

Did I mention that this dip has bacon and cheese in it? You’re going to love dipping in your tortilla chips or whatever you want to use to dip! (Heck- you can even just eat it with a spoon!)

I even add this as a topping to my baked potatoes, too! You can eat it and enjoy it however you want!

Crack Dip with Sour Cream

Since you don’t have to do any actual cooking for this easy dip recipe, it’s going to be ready in less than 30 minutes making it a great dip to create.

Just a combination of a handful of ingredients make a creamy dip for parties, football tailgates, snacking, and more!

My boys really love how fast this dip is and how creamy it is as well. They’re always laughing about the name of this dip because they literally can’t stop eating it once they get started!

How long should homemade dip chill in the fridge?

There’s no set amount of time. Just pop it in the fridge once you make it and until you’re ready to serve it. I will say that the flavor just gets better the longer it sets and chills.

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Make it a Meal:

Don’t forget that meal planning is something to try! It takes away a lot of the daily stress that you might feel when your scrambling to make any type of meals for the day.

Main Dish: Best Tailgating Recipes For Everyone To Love

Vegetable Side: Easy Grilled Vegetable Recipes

Starch Side: Loaded Twice Baked Potatoes Recipe

Refreshing Drink: Strawberry Thyme Lemonade

Don’t forget Dessert: Firecracker Pretzel Rods

Best Dip Recipes:

Once you make this Simple Appetizer Dip Recipe, it’s time to make even more! Everyone loves a good dip and I love that dips can be a before-dinner or an after-dinner delight. Here are some of my favorite dips that will have everyone scraping the bowl.

You’re going to love ending the meal with this Easy Andes Mint Dip Recipe.

My boys literally BEG me to make this Scrumptious Cadbury Creme Egg Dip Recipe.

I find myself making this Gingerbread Cheesecake Dip every holiday season!

Make this Easter Snack Dip for the Easter holiday.

Starting off the meal with this Pizza Dip is such an amazing flavor and taste.

I’m always game to make any of the dips listed here at these Delicious Dips for Football Season.

Add this simple Perfectly Toasted Smores Dip Recipe for a fun fall treat!

Best Crackers for Dips

There are so many great crackers that you can use to dip in this bacon ranch dip. Some of my top suggestions are:

  • ritz crackers
  • wheat thins
  • saltine crackers
  • and more!

I even think that you can dip in potato chips and sliced veggies, too!

When should you serve dip recipes?

Dip recipes can be a great choice for any occasion that calls for hors d’oeuvres or a light snack while entertaining. Additionally, dips are an excellent way to add flavor and interest to meals; they can dress up even the simplest of dishes.

Another advantage to dip recipes is their versatility; they can range from savory vegetarian concoctions to hearty mixtures featuring proteins such as beef, vegetables, and dairy products.

Dips are not just for parties either; serving dip at meal times such as lunch and dinner creates a unique and delicious experience for families.

It’s important to remember that dip recipes should be served fresh and warmed if possible, which will ensure maximum flavor.

When used correctly, dips become more than mere snacks—they become memorable culinary experiences that provide lasting enjoyment.

What is my dip watery?

Dips made of watery ingredients often provide a refreshing snack to enjoy when you need something light. While the main ingredients for this style of dip are typically some type of liquid, other options may include broths, cream cheese-based dips, and yogurt-based dips.

The use of ingredients that have a higher water content creates a mild and pleasant flavor while also allowing easier dipping without messes or heavy ingredients. Watery dips are often enjoyed with chips, sliced vegetables, fruit slices, crackers, and other dippable items.

They are also often used in recipes as an alternative to oil-based sauces or dressings.

Finding creative ways to incorporate watery dips into your favorite snacks or meals can be an enjoyable experience and offer new taste sensations on old favorites.

How do I store leftover dip?

Storing leftover dip can be a challenge since you not only need to preserve the flavor, texture, and nutritional value of the product but also ensure that it is safe for consumption.

The most common option is to transfer the dip into a shallow plastic or glass airtight container, as this limits the amount of air present and helps prevent spoilage. You can also use food-grade wraps over the dip container, or place them inside resealable bags.

For optimal shelf life, store all containers in a cool area like a fridge or pantry, and make sure to label them with the date and contents if storing multiple dips.

Additionally, it’s important to pay attention to best-before dates and remember that homemade dips should always be stored in the refrigerator due to their lack of preservatives.

By following these simple tips, you can maintain your dip’s freshness, taste, and safety.

Can you freeze dips?

Dips are a popular accompaniment for meals and snacks, or as an appetizer for social gatherings.

Freezing them may seem like an attractive option in order to extend shelf-life, however, the majority of dips do not lend themselves well to freezing.

Dairy-based dips such as sour cream and cheese dip can separate when frozen, leading to a different texture and degradation in flavor upon thawing.

Vegetable-based dips, such as hummus and guacamole, do not fare much better due to their high water content which would become ice crystals during the freezing process ultimately leading to an undesirably gritty texture.

For these reasons, it is generally not recommended to freeze most types of dip.

What toppings work well to add to this crack dip recipe? 

You can add more bacon bits, green onions, shredded sharp cheddar, or anything else that you want to this delicious dip recipe. If you wanna add a little kick, you can add hot sauce, cayenne pepper, chili powder, or red pepper flakes works great! 

What fresh veggies work best for this perfect appetizer? 

The best thing about this easy appetizer is that all types of veggies work well with it. You can use celery sticks, sliced red peppers, or carrot sticks from the grocery store, too. Any basic ingredients can be dipped into this amazing dip, because the flavor is so versatile. 

Don’t forget that using your favorite chips or baguette slices are great to pair with this delicious appetizer, too. I also like keeping pita chips on hand because they’re great options for this party dip. 

Whatever you pair with it, just know that it’s perfect for a girls night, game day, game night or your next party. The simple ingredients make it affordable and easy to whip up anytime you’re craving it! 

More Sour Cream Recipes:

Crack Dip with Sour Cream

Crack Dip with Sour Cream

Get ready to love this simple appetizer dip recipe!


  • 4 ounces of softened room temp Cream Cheese
  • 1/2 cup of Sour Cream
  • 1/2 cup ofMayonnaise
  • 1 ounce of Ranch Seasoning
  • 1 1/2 cups of shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 4 strips of chopped up Cooked Bacon
  • 2 finely chopped Green Onions


  1. Put the sour cream, cream cheese, and mayo into a bowl.
  2. Use a mixer and cream them together until mixed well.
  3. Add in the ranch mix and combine.
  4. Add in the bacon, cheddar cheese, and green onions. Stir.
  5. Put in the fridge until you're ready to eat.
  6. Add some extra cheese and bacon and/or onions to the top.

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