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Easy Cheese Dip

Rated as 4.43 out of 5 Stars

"This is an easy dip that is great on its own or a versatile base for any kind of flavors you like. Eat it hot or allow it to cool."
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6 m servings 189
Original recipe yields 4 servings (1 cup)


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  1. Mix cream cheese and sour cream together in a microwave-safe bowl; heat in microwave until softened and easy to stir, about 30 seconds.
  2. Stir Cheddar cheese into cream cheese mixture and heat in microwave until dip is smooth, 30 to 40 seconds. Stir. Heat in microwave for another 10 seconds if needed.


  • Cook's Note:
  • You can substitute the sour cream for mayonnaise or even plain yogurt if you like.
  • You can also add in hot sauce, Italian herbs, garlic powder, chopped hot peppers, chopped olives, sun-dried tomatoes - the list is endless!

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 189 calories; 17.8 1.6 6.2 53 181 Full nutrition

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Made this as is and it was OK. Adding dice jalapenos as stated in the footnotes brought it up to 5 stars. The best way to serve this for those that don't like the heat is to make as written and ...

Made this tonight. It definitely needs the added optional ingredients. On it's own it's not very good but it's a great base. I added buffalo sauce, blue cheese crumbles, & a dash of seasoned sal...

I added some buffalo sauce and some bacon bits, but i still liked it better before i added the extras.

It's good and quick recipe.

Super easy to make! So yummy as is, you can have it hot and or cold. Awesome as it but also leave enough room for you to add your own twist to it!!!!! This is the only recipe I'll follow!

easy enough to make. I added spices and tuna.

Needs lots of flavor but i guess it is a good thing because you can go anyway you want with it!