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Queso cheese dip perfect for chips, bread or nachos. Make it as mild or spicy as you want. Cheesy and Easy.
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5 from 2 votes

Need it Now Queso Dip

Make this dip to snack on while getting kids ready for bed.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Servings: 4 people


  • 2 tablespoon Butter
  • 2 tablespoon Flour
  • 1 C Milk or milk substitute
  • 1 ½ C Cheese cheddar, or anything you have on hand
  • 2 Jalapeños seeded and diced more or less to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon Garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon Cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Chili powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Melt butter in saucepan on medium heat. Whisk in flour for 1 minute.
  • Slowly add milk, continually whisking until thick. About 2 minutes.
  • Turn heat down to low. Whisk in cheese. 
  • Once cheese is melted, add spices and jalapeños. 
  • Remove from heat and enjoy with chips, bread or your fingers.