I love queso blanco and wanted an easy way to make it quickly. That’s how I came up with this Easy Spicy Queso Blanco recipe. All the gooey, cheesy goodness, without all the stirring and melting. Grab a bag of tortilla chips, a mojito and dig in.

Queso Cheese Dip

Easy Spicy Queso Blanco Dip

Course: Appetizer, Cheese, Side Dish
Cuisine: Cheese, Mexican
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 332 kcal


  • 1 pound white American cheese cubed
  • 1/2 cup milk or as needed
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 8 oz green chilies 
  • 2 pickled jalapenos finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • cayenne pepper to taste


  1. Place cheese, milk, and butter in a large microwave bowl.
  2. Cover and microwave for one minute, remove and stir.

  3. Repeat microwaving until all cheese has melted. Add more milk if the sauce seems too thick.

  4. Stir in green chilies, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, and cayenne pepper to taste. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Spicy Queso Blanco Dip
Amount Per Serving
Calories 332 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26g 40%
Saturated Fat 15g 75%
Cholesterol 82mg 27%
Sodium 1299mg 54%
Potassium 278mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 8g 3%
Sugars 4g
Protein 15g 30%
Vitamin A 23.5%
Vitamin C 66%
Calcium 82.7%
Iron 7.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

1 Comment

  1. Carson

    This is so amazing and simple to make, delicious for snacking while watching FOOTBALL!


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