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Cheesy Bacon Ranch Chicken

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Cheesy Bacon Ranch Chicken did not disappoint and everyone absolutely LOVED this super simple dish.

This recipe was at the request of my 7 year old son.

He LOVES helping in the kitchen with me 🙂

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Specifically he asked for chicken with cheese and bacon that he could dip in ranch.

I decided to add the mayo and ranch mix to keep the chicken moist and juicy.

How to Make Cheesy Bacon Ranch Chicken

Start with chicken breasts and dip them in a mixture of mayo and dry ranch seasoning.

bread and dry ranch packet

You do have to use your hands to coat them evenly.

Spoon the rest over top.

Now I used a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, but I would recommend using a baking/ casserole dish instead.

Cheesy Bacon Ranch Chicken

Sprinkle a bit of kosher salt and pepper over top and bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes.

Cheesy Bacon Ranch Chicken

Remove the chicken from the oven just long enough to top each one with 2 slices of colby jack cheese.

Oh, and some cooked and crumbled bacon.

bacon cooking in a soup pot

I cooked the bacon while the chicken was in the oven so it was ready to go.

Back into the oven for 5 more minutes and the cheese is ooey gooey melted to perfection!

Cheesy Bacon Ranch Chicken

Honestly I planned to dip this in more ranch dressing, but it didn’t need a thing!

Cheesy Bacon Ranch Chicken was juicy and full of flavor, and best yet everyone was happy at dinner 🙂

Cheesy Bacon Ranch Chicken

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Cheesy Bacon Ranch Chicken
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Cheesy Bacon Ranch Chicken

A simple and yummy meal that the whole family loves!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Bacon, Cheesy, Chicken, Easy Dinner, Kid Friendly Meals, Ranch
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 390 kcal
Author Cheri Renee

Ingredients

  • 1 cup mayo
  • 1 packet dry ranch seasoning
  • 4 chicken breasts (approx. 2 pounds)
  • kosher salt, pepper
  • 8 slices colby jack cheese
  • 4 slices bacon cooked and crumbled

Instructions

  1. In a bowl mix together the mayo and dry ranch seasoning.

  2. Dip each piece of chicken into the mayo ranch mixture, use your hands to coat both sides. Place chicken in a baking/ casserole dish. Using a spoon, spread the rest of the mayo ranch mixture over top of the chicken. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

  3. Bake in a 400 degree oven for 30 minutes.

  4. Top each chicken breast with two slices of cheese and bacon crumbles. Bake an additional 5 minutes.

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