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Fried Pickle Ranch Dip

Fried Pickle Ranch Dip

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Fried Pickle Ranch Dip is everything you love about fried pickles in one creamy addictive dip! Chopped dill pickles are mixed with homemade ranch seasoning, fresh garlic and herbs, sour cream, cream cheese and toasted panko breadcrumbs. Serve with your favorite chip to dip with, ice cold drinks and enjoy! 
Yields about 3 cups and serves 16 (3 tablespoon) servings.
Course Appetizers & Snacks
Cuisine American
Keyword costco fried pickle ranch dip, dip, fried pickle, fried pickle dip, homemade pickle dip, ranch
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 6 mins
Chill Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 26 mins
Servings 16 servings
Calories 100
Author Laurie McNamara


  • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 12 ounces whipped cream cheese
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup dill pickle finely chopped, plus more for garnish
  • 3 tablespoons ranch seasoning
  • 3 cloves garlic (fairly large cloves) freshly grated
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill chopped, plus some for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chives finely snipped, plus some for garnish
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • kosher salt to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice (1/2 a lemon) freshly squeezed


  • Add panko to a dry skillet and heat on medium-low. Stir occasionally until golden brown. Remove off of the heat and set aside to cool.
    Reserve 1 tablespoon for garnish.
  • In a mixing bowl, measure and add cream cheese, sour cream, pickles, ranch seasoning, garlic, dill, chives, onion powder, salt (to taste) and ground black pepper.
    Squeeze in the juice of 1/2 a lemon and stir well to combine.
  • Lastly add in the toasted panko (reserving some for garnish) and mix until incorporated.
  • Cover and chill for 2 hours or overnight so the flavors can develop.
  • Serve in a shallow bowl with a sprinkle of reserved dill pickle, toasted panko and fresh herbs.
  • Serve with wavy chips, pretzel thins or veggies. Or use it as a spread for sandwiches and wraps! SO GOOD!


Calories: 100kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 373mg | Potassium: 68mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 295IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 1mg