Cheddar Jalapeño Dip

Susan Feliciano


This is a favorite for our Day-after-Thanksgiving evening buffet. The perfect accompaniment to turkey sandwiches. My family always wants the bacon added, do you wonder why? I'll get a picture of it when I make it again this season.


★★★★★ 1 vote

About 2 1/2 cups
15 Min
No-Cook or Other


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  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1/4 c
    whole milk
  • 1 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 c
    grated cheddar or mexican cheese
  • 1 medium
    jalapeño chili pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1/2 c
    chopped fresh cilantro or green onions or a blend of both
  • 1/4 c
    chopped cooked bacon (optional)
  • ·
    tortilla chips and vegetable dippers

How to Make Cheddar Jalapeño Dip


  1. Combine softened cream cheese, sour cream, milk and cumin in a medium bowl; mix well. Stir in cheese, Jalapeño pepper and cilantro/green onions; mix well. Add bacon on top if desired. Serve with tortilla chips and vegetable dippers.
  2. To serve dip warm, microwave at 50% power, stirring after each minute of cooking until dip is warm, but not hot. Top with bacon if desired after heating.

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About Cheddar Jalapeño Dip

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Southwestern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Gluten-Free, Wheat Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom

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