The Best Homemade Cheese Fries. My husband loves cheese fries and has perfected them. Are you ready? Recipe at #cheesefries

Homemade Cheese Fries


  • Vegetable Oil
  • 2 lbs Potatoes
  • 2 cups Colby/Monterey Jack Cheese
  • 1/2 cup Bacon Bits
  • Sour Cream or Ranch Dip optional


  1. Cut potatoes into 1/2" strips, wash, rinse, and dry.
  2. Heat oil on stovetop or in fryer to 375.
  3. Gently lower potatoes into oil (*Caution:* wet potatoes may cause oil to boil over.).
  4. Cook potatoes to golden brown (approximately 10 - 15 minutes).
  5. Pre-heat oven on broil.
  6. Divide the fries amongst four oven-proof dishes (1/2 lb. per plate).
  7. Spread 1/4 cup of cheese and sprinkle 1/8 cup of bacon bits per plate.
  8. Place plates in oven and heat until cheese melts (1-2 minutes).
  9. Remove plates from oven (*warning:* plates will be hot).
  10. Place on a heat-resistant surface and serve with sour cream or ranch dip (optional).