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Football season is upon us, and if you’re a football fan, you’re probably having family and friends over. If you’re tired of serving the same ole game day appetizer, you’re in luck! These Cheesy Chicken Bacon Ranch Tater’s are a perfect game day appetizer using McCain®  Potato and Cauliflower Veggie Taters™. Made with real vegetables and no artificial flavors, these better for you tater tots are a potato based produce that are a fun and tasty way to add veggies to your  day!

Cheesy Chicken Bacon Ranch Taters

We found the McCain® Veggie Taters™ at our local Shaw’s Supermarket in the Frozen Foods aisle.

Cheesy Chicken Bacon Ranch Taters

My kids love tater tots, so McCain® Veggie Taters™ appeal to them… and these Cheesy Chicken Bacon Ranch Cups make adults happy too, at least the two adults in our house!

Cheesy Chicken Bacon Ranch Taters

Scrumptious, right? The tater tots and cheese cook together perfectly to form a finger friendly cup, perfect for snacking! Want to make some? The frozen tater tots and pre-made chicken strips make these a snap to make!

Cheesy Chicken Bacon Ranch Taters Recipe

Cheesy Chicken Bacon Ranch Taters

We used an extra large cupcake tin and 6 tater tots per cup, which gave us 5 large tater cups. If you use a normal muffin tin and only 4 tater tots, you’d definitely be able to get a few more made.

Cheesy Chicken Bacon Ranch Taters

Ingredients

McCain® Potato & Cauliflower Veggie Taters™
Pre-made Chicken Strips (or shredded chicken would work!)
Monterey Shredded Cheese
Real Bacon Bits
Ranch
Scallions

Directions

Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.

Cheesy Chicken Bacon Ranch Taters

In an extra large muffin tin, place in the tater tots. Add in some cheese, pressing into the cracks between the taters.Cheesy Chicken Bacon Ranch Taters

Cut the chicken strips into chunks and add to the taters. Sprinkle on some real bacon bits.

Cheesy Chicken Bacon Ranch Taters

Top with cheese. Place in preheated oven. Bake for 13 minutes on middle rack. Move to top rack for another 3 minutes or until cheese is melted and browned.Cheesy Chicken Bacon Ranch Taters

Carefully remove the cups from the muffin tin and drizzle with ranch dressing. Top with scallions and serve.

Cheesy Chicken Bacon Ranch Taters

These are great snacks when you’re running short on time, and they’re quite filling too. 

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