3-Ingredient Lawson’s Chip Dip

Lawson’s Chip Dip is a famous French onion dip from the Midwest. If you’re from that area of the county, you may be familiar with it. And if you are, it’s probably one of your favorite chip dips. If you’re not, just hang in there with me, because you will be soon!

Though I’m not from the Midwest, I’ve spent some time in Northeast Ohio. I’m also a bit of a dip junkie. Unfortunately, Lawson’s Chip Dip is only available in certain parts of the country, and New York isn’t one of those areas.

The good news, though, is that I have the perfect copycat recipe. I’m also willing to share 😉

How to Make Lawson’s Copycat Chip Dip

Ingredients

  • 1 container of Philadelphia Chive and Onion Cream Cheese (7.5 oz.)
  • 8 oz. sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon Hidden Valley Ranch Dip Mix

Instructions

Remove your cream cheese from the refrigerator and let sit until soft.

Combine the softened cream cheese the sour cream and one tablespoon of the dry ranch dressing mix. If you have a hand mixer, you can use this to whip the cream cheese and sour cream together. But if you don’t, that’s totally ok. You’ll just need to put a little extra elbow grease into it. 

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Recipe Notes:

I recommend using a fork to combine your ingredients. It’s easier to break up the clumps and get a smoother consistency. 

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Lawson’s Chip Dip

Lawson’s Chip Dip is a famous French onion dip from the Midwest. If you’re from that area of the county, you may be familiar with it. And if you are, it’s probably one of your favorite chip dips. If you’re not, just hang in there with me, because you will be soon!
Prep Time1 min
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time6 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chip dip, lawson’s
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 127kcal

Ingredients

  • 7.5 oz onion and chive cream cheese
  • 8 oz sour cream
  • 1 tbsp Ranch dip mix

Instructions

  • Remove your cream cheese from the refrigerator and let sit until soft.
  • When your cream cheese is soft, combine it with the sour cream and 1 tablespoon of Ranch Dip Mix. If you have a hand mixer you can use this to whip the cream cheese and sour cream together. But if you don't, that's totally ok. You’ll just need to put a little extra elbow grease into it.

Notes

I recommend using a fork to combine your ingredients. It’s easier to break up the clumps and get a smoother consistency. 

Nutrition

Calories: 127kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 273mg | Potassium: 35mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 429IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 0.02mg

Where do they sell Lawson’s Chip Dip?

This dip originated at Lawson’s convenience store. And though the stores have been gone for over 20 years, the famous chip dip lives on. You can still purchase the famous creamy dip at the Circle K gas stations in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvania, and parts of Kentucky.

More Ways to Use Lawson’s Chip Dip

This creamy chip dip goes with lots more than just potato chips. From using it as a delicious veggie dip to on sandwiches instead of mayonnaise, there are lots of uses for this recipe. Below are a few ideas for inspiration.

This chicken rice dish is the perfect winter dish when you you’re looking for a comforting dish that sticks to your ribs.

Elevate a classic by replacing boring mayo with Lawson’s creamy dip recipe. You’ll never go back to a typical BLT.

Finally, is there anything better than creamy pasta? I think not. This French onion dip pasta can easily be made with Lawson’s. Enjoy!

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Have questions or suggestions? Leave them in the comments below. Until next time: Stay salty, and sweet 😉

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