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A skillet of cheese fries with bacon, and a hand reaching for one.

Cheese Fries

These cheese fries are crispy french fries topped two types of melted cheese, smoky bacon and fresh herbs. A hearty appetizer option that takes just minutes to put together and is always a big hit!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword cheese fries
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 408kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 32 ounces frozen french fries
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 3/4 cup bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1/4 cup green onions sliced
  • 2 tablespoons parsley chopped
  • 3/4 cup ranch dressing


  • Cook the french fries in the oven on a sheet pan according to package directions.
  • Remove the pan of fries from the oven. Turn the oven heat to 400 degrees F.
  • You can finish the fries on a sheet pan, or transfer them to a skillet for a restaurant style presentation.
  • Sprinkle the cheeses over the fries.
  • Return the fries to the oven. Bake for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • Sprinkle the bacon, green onions and parsley over the fries.
  • Serve immediately with ranch dressing on the side, or alternatively you can drizzle the ranch over the fries.



Calories: 408kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 867mg | Potassium: 447mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 401IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 236mg | Iron: 2mg