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Crack potatoes are as addicting as they sound! Creamy, cheesy and chock full of crisp bacon, and ranch flavor, they're sure to be a dinner hit!
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Crack Potatoes

Crack potatoes are as addicting as they sound! Creamy, cheesy and chock full of crisp bacon, and ranch flavor, they're sure to be a dinner hit!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 692kcal
Author Lalaine

Ingredients

  • 8 slices bacon, chopped
  • 24 ounces sour cream
  • 1 package (1.0 ounce) ranch dip/dressing mix
  • 1 package (28 ounces) frozen shredded hash browns
  • 3 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup green onions, chopped

Instructions

  • In a skillet over medium heat, cook bacon until golden and crisp. With a slotted spoon, remove from pan and drain on paper towels.
  • In a bowl, whisk together sour cream and ranch dressing mix. 
  • Add hash browns, 2 cups of the cheese, bacon crumbles, and green onions. You can leave about 1 tablespoon of bacon and green onions to garnish potatoes once cooked. Transfer into a baking dish.
  • Bake, uncovered, in a 400 F oven for about 40 to 50 minutes or until cooked through. 
  • Sprinkle remaining 1 cup cheese on top and bake for another 5 to 10 minutes or cheese is melted. 
  • Remove from heat and garnish with additional bacon crumbles and green onions, if desired. Serve hot.

Nutrition

Calories: 692kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 53g | Saturated Fat: 29g | Cholesterol: 137mg | Sodium: 1016mg | Potassium: 673mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1350IU | Vitamin C: 13.2mg | Calcium: 550mg | Iron: 2.2mg