White Queso Dip


  • 1 pound white American cheese
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 can (4 ounce can diced green chilies (not drained))
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • Pinch of salt and pepper to taste


  1. Add all the ingredients except salt and pepper to a medium saucepan and cook over medium heat stirring occasionally until cheese is melted and dip is creamy.
  2. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Keep warm or pour into desired serving dish and serve warm immediately.


White American cheese from the deli counter is recommended but white American cheese singles like Kraft found in the refrigerated cheese section works just as well. Just unwrap each slice from the plastic wrap and follow the recipe. If you get the cheese from the deli counter you can purchase the slices or just ask them to cut you a pound of cheese and then cut the cheese into cubes before putting them in the pot.

Heavy cream is recommended. It really adds a nice creaminess to the dip. You can substitute half and half or whole milk. If using half and half or whole milk start with only 1/2 cup instead of 1 cup and add more 1/4 cup at a time until desired consistency.

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