Mexican Restaurant Cheese Dip

Indulge in the irresistible Creamy Jalapeño Queso Dip! 🧀🌶️ Perfect for game nights or any gathering.


  • 1/2 pound White American Cheese
  • 2 tablespoons of diced green chiles, chopped super fine
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder (optional)
  • 3/4 cup to 1 cup milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cube the cheese and place it in a saucepan with green chiles, garlic powder, and milk.
  2. Heat on medium heat for 10-12 minutes until the cheese has melted.
  3. If the cheese is too thick, add more milk to achieve your desired consistency.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Enjoy this delightful, creamy dip!

Prep Time: 5 minutes | Cooking Time: 12 minutes | Total Time: 17 minutes

Kcal: 180 kcal | Servings: Perfect for sharing


Can I use a different type of cheese for this dip?

Absolutely! While White American Cheese provides a creamy base, feel free to experiment with cheeses like cheddar, pepper jack, or a blend for a unique twist.

Is the garlic powder necessary?

It’s optional! The garlic powder adds a subtle flavor, but you can skip it if you prefer a milder taste.

Can I make this dip ahead of time?

Yes, you can prepare the dip in advance and reheat it when needed. Just add a splash of milk to maintain the creamy consistency.

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