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Loaded Fries are crispy french fries that are loaded with cheese and bacon, then topped with sour cream and chives. These loaded french fries are the perfect main dish, side dish, or even an appetizer for a game day.

Loaded Fries

Loaded cheese fries are one of my all-time favorite appetizers to get when I go out to a restaurant. There is something about the hot crispy fries with the melted cheese sauce and bacon that gets my taste buds every single time.

I used air fryer frozen french fries for this recipe but you can also use homemade Steak Fries.

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loaded Fries Ingredients

Types of French Fries for Loaded Fries

You can use any type of French Fries, such as Shoestring, Waffle Fries, Curly Fries, Tater Tots, crinkle-cut, sweet potato fries, or even steak fries.

Step by Step Directions

  • Cook Fries according to package.
  • Add Cooked Fries to a plate.
Cooked French Fries on a plate
  • Pour over Cheddar Cheese.
Pour Cheese over Fries
  • Add cooked bacon to the top.
  • Place sour cream on top of the bacon.
  • Garnish with green onions or chives.
Add Sour Cream to loaded fries

How to Serve Loaded Fries for a Crowd

The best way to serve a crowd is in a charcuterie board style. Here are the step-by-step directions to do just that!

You will need

  • Large cutting board or serving tray.
  • Small bowls for toppings.
  • Several types of French Fries.
  • Crumbled Bacon.

Directions for serving loaded fries.

  1. Place your small bowls on the cutting board or charcuterie board.
  2. Arrange the different types of fries around the small bowls.
  3. I used 5 different types to arrange this board.
  4. Serve and enjoy!
French Fry Serving tray

Frequently Asked Questions

How to Store Left Over Fries.

Store leftover fries in an air-tight container. Do not add toppings to fries you want to save.

How to reheat fries.

Reheat leftover french fries in the air fryer. Place air fryer on 400 degrees and cook leftovers for 3-4 minutes. They will get crispy again and you can add all your toppings.

Can I use bacon bits instead of real cooked bacon?

Yes, you can use real bacon bits.

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Loaded Fries

Loaded Fries

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Loaded Fries are crispy french fries that are loaded with cheese and bacon, then topped with sour cream and chives. These loaded french fries are the perfect main dish, side dish, or even an appetizer for a game day.

Ingredients

  • 26 oz bag of frozen french fries cooked
  • 1 cup of your favorite cheese sauce
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup chopped chives
  • 4 strips of chopped bacon

French Fry Serving Board or Charcuterie board

  • Large cutting board or serving tray. Small bowls for toppings. Several types of French Fries. Crumbled Bacon.

Instructions

  1. Make a plate of cooked french fries.Cooked French Fries on a plate
  2. Add cheese sauce.Pour Cheese over Fries
  3. Top with crumbled bacon.
  4. Add sour cream and chives to the top. Add Sour Cream to fries

For Serving Tray or Charcuterie board

  1. Place your small bowls on the cutting board or charcuterie board.Arrange Toppings on large charcuterie board
  2. Arrange the different types of fries around the small bowls.Arrange Fries around toppings on board
  3. I used 5 different types to arrange this board.
  4. Serve and enjoy!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 20 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 140Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 14mgSodium: 307mgCarbohydrates: 13gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 4g

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