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.

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


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


  • 1Combine 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.
  • 2To 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