If you are looking for that perfectly addictive appetizer, this Sour Cream Bacon Ranch Ring Dip is going to have you enjoying every last bite. Surrounded by frozen, yeast dinner rolls that easily bake to perfection, this is a dip you are going to make again and again.
It’s no secret that dip is one of my solitary weaknesses. It could have something to do with the fact potato chips are also one of my solitary weaknesses. And since dip and potato chips are partners in crime, it kind of makes sense.
However, here’s another problem, bread is also another food that immediately has me lapsing in judgement over how much I should really eat. Insert bread basket from a restaurant here or this Sour Cream Bacon Ranch Ring Dip. Ugh.
Anyway, it’s safe to say that dip (with bacon), surrounded by warm bread is NOT safe with me at all. It makes me wonder why I torture myself this way. I tell myself I’m doing it for all of you, taking one for the team, providing a service…so I hope you like it. Because yes…I ate it all. It’s part of the recipe testing part of this job. Someone’s got to do it right?
So here’s what’s so amazingly easy about this recipe…you’re going to use frozen, yeast rolls from the market. Just grab a bag of them the next time you are shopping. And you’re going to set the rolls around the outer edges of a 10″ cast iron skillet.
Since the rolls are going to rise over a few hours, you’ll want to place a bowl in the center to keep the rolls from encroaching into the dip space. I used a standard sized cereal bowl with a 5.5-inch opening as you can see here.
Once the rolls have risen to the proper size, you are going to fill the center cavity with the dip. I also sprinkled more cheese, bacon and green onions on top just because!
When you take this out of the oven you are going to have a lot of jaws drop…I promise. And you might be embarrassed about just how much you’re going to consume. It’s slightly ridiculous. Don’t worry, the treadmill will be there tomorrow.
I brushed the rolls with a butter mixture before placing them in the oven and again once they came out…because we just don’t want the madness of this recipe to stop.
Make sure to serve this with a sweet little scoop or knife to ensure all the dippy goodness can be smeared onto a roll and shoved placed gracefully into your mouth.
It should be illegal, but thank goodness it’s not.
This is a great recipe for game day don’t you think? It can go right on the coffee table and be enjoyed by the crowd. In fact, for the perfect game day, coffee table spread I would serve this Sour Cream Bacon Ranch Ring Dip alongside these Chicken Nachos with Avocado. And don’t forget a platter of these Mini Hot Dog Bites and Easy French Dip Sliders. Dessert is a must at these types of parties, make it festive with these 18 Game Day Victory Desserts. I can’t think of a better party.
Here are some blasts from the past! Two years ago today I posted this Slow Cooker Creole Style Brisket. It’s amazingly delicious. Three years ago I gave of a glimpse of my everyday life in this Bites of Life post. Six years ago I made a family favorite, Chicken Frito Pie. You can also see the Frito Pie made on video here. Seven years ago it was Chicken Korma and I’ve been making it ever since. Eight years ago Ranch Mashed Potatoes were on the menu and nine years ago the Best Tasting Slow Cooker Tangy Brisket made a star-studded appearance.
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