Hot Cheese Dip Recipes

Everybody loves a hot cheese dip -- think queso dip, spinach artichoke dip, and chili dip -- and we have the 220+ trusted hot cheese dip recipes you crave.

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Blue Cheese Chicken Wing Dip

Rating: 4.4 stars
This is an absolutely addicting wing dip recipe. I have had countless requests for the recipe. The whole is greater than the sum of the its parts.

Artichoke & Spinach Dip Restaurant Style

Rating: 4.66 stars
Tastes very similar to ones served in chain restaurants in our area. This one uses refrigerated Alfredo sauce as its base to give it a wonderful creamy texture.

Chili Dip

Rating: 4.53 stars
I've had this recipe for a long time. It's great for parties and football get-togethers. With just three ingredients, it's very easy to prepare. Serve it hot with your favorite corn chips.

Jalapeno Popper Spread

Rating: 4.74 stars
This will definitely be the biggest hit at the party! This is such an easy appetizer to make and it tastes just like the jalapeno poppers you wish you could make yourself! The hardest part of this recipe is not eating it all by yourself! Serve with sliced sourdough baguettes, tortilla chips or crackers.

Basic Fondue

Rating: 3.92 stars
Your fondue party won't start hopping until the cheese starts melting. Get busy with this easy, basic Cheddar cheese fondue! It's perfect with pieces of bread or vegetables.

Mexican Dip

Rating: 4.72 stars
This easy hot cheese dip is a delicious, chunky accompaniment to tortilla chips. Try a mixture of ground beef and ground sausage for a yummy variation.

Spicy Melted Cheese Dip

Rating: 4.81 stars
Spicy and cheesy -- this dip will turn anyone's frown upside down! It's great for company and during the holidays. Serve with tortilla chips.

Outrageous Warm Chicken Nacho Dip

Rating: 4.73 stars
This is my jazzed up version of classic queso dip taken to a heartier level, perfect for football games, tailgating or for taking along to pot lucks in a slow cooker! This is a serious crowd-pleaser that is served hot as a dip, spooned over crisp tortilla chips nacho-style, or rolled up in a warm flour tortilla! The heat can be turned up or down with the addition of jalapenos to taste.

Erin's Year Round Party Dip

Rating: 4.57 stars
Just change the name and bring this dish along to the next party, and you are guaranteed to be getting noticed. This taco dip is simple and lasting. Make a day or two before and just heat it up 15 minutes before serving. Be prepared for compliments!!! Serve with tortilla chips.

Florentine Artichoke Dip

Rating: 4.73 stars
I am always asked to make this dip for parties and family gatherings. It is always the first thing to go! Serve it with either crackers or breadsticks.

Hot Artichoke and Spinach Dip II

Rating: 4.73 stars
This dip is amazing -- so cheesy and fragrant. If you don't like artichokes, don't worry -- you'll never know they're in there! My only question is: Is it okay to just eat it with a spoon right out of the dish?

Mexican White Cheese Dip/Sauce

Rating: 4.23 stars
This dip is similar to white cheese sauces served in many Mexican restaurants. The amount of heat can be adjusted by adding your favorite chili pepper or crushed cayenne pepper to taste. As is, it is kid-friendly, quick, and delicious! It can be used as a dip for tortilla chips or a sauce for many Mexican dishes.

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Chef John's Hot Sloppy Joe Dip

Rating: 4.35 stars

For me this checks all the boxes for a hot party dip. It's relatively cheap and easy to make, but maybe more importantly, it's great hot, warm, or room temp. And it's also incredibly versatile.