Cheesy Bacon Fries
1 32 oz bag regular cut frozen French fries
2 c shredded cheddar cheese
1 lb bacon, fried and crumbled
ranch dipping sauce (recipe follows)
Cook fries in 450 degree oven for about 20 minutes. Turn half way through cooking. Remove fries to oven safe serving platter. Cover with 1 c shredded cheese and half of the crumbled bacon, then the remaining cheese and finish with the remaining bacon. Return to oven for five minutes to melt cheese. Serve with ranch dipping sauce. THIS IS A MUST! The sauce makes the fries!
Ranch Dipping Sauce
1 c mayo
1/2 c milk
1 0.4 oz pkg ranch dressing mix (recommend Hidden Valley)
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp paprika
1/4 tsp garlic powder
Mix all ingredients well. Refrigerate for an hour.