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Easy Cheesy Baked Jalapeño Dip

Easy Cheesy Baked Jalapeño Dip

How to make the best cheesy jalapeño dip in minutes! Fresh jalapeños blended with cream cheese, cheddar and mozzarella baked to perfection.

Course Appetizer, brunch
Cuisine American
Keyword appetizer, baked appetizer, Cheese, dip, jalapeno, superbowl
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6


  • 8 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise regular or low fat
  • 2 jalapeños chopped, seeds removed*
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, grated sharp is best
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, grated and divided
  • 1/4 cup green onion, chopped, white and green parts (reserve a few pieces for top of dip after baking)
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • few dashes of hot sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 350 and place rack on upper third of oven. Lightly grease the the baking pan.

  2. Combine all of the dip ingredients into a medium bowl, reserving 1/2 cup of mozzarella and some of the green onion. Stir until combined.

  3. Use a bake-proof dish, any shape with a 2 cup capacity. Place ingredients in the dish. Sprinkle 1/2 cup of mozzarella on top.

  4. Bake at 350 uncovered, for about 30 minutes or until bubbly and golden. Remove and top with a few chopped green onion slices.

  5. Serve warm with tortilla chips, sliced baguette, pita bread slices, large Fritos or crackers.

Recipe Notes

  • This recipe may be doubled and spread into a 9x9 or a 9x13 pan. The bake time stays the same.