More winning recipes from the 2022 Wisconsin State Fair

For snacks at your next Packers party, consider these winning recipes from the 2022 Wisconsin State Fair.

This recipe from Lora Pelzek of Hales Corners — in the Wisconsin Dairy Division’s Bacon Ranch Dip class — came with ratings of “Flavor +++” and “Fresh.” Any color of pepper can be used, but Pelzek used red for her winning entry, and she also used Wisconsin-grown corn and Wisconsin-produced bacon, sour cream and cheese.

Bacon Corn Ranch Dip

Makes about 1 pint, 6-8 servings

Recipe tested by Carol Deptolla

Olive oil

4 slices of bacon

1 cup finely chopped bell pepper

2 cups corn, fresh cut from 2 large cobs, if possible

½ cup ranch dressing or ranch bacon

½ cup sour cream

1 cup grated cheddar jack cheese

4 ounces diced green chiles, drained

Salt and pepper to taste

Sliced ​​green onion for garnish

Cook bacon in a medium skillet over medium heat until crisp. Drain on paper towels and chop or crumble the bacon.

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