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Chili Cheese Dip

Homemade Chili Cheese Dip with chili, cheddar cheese, cream cheese, and salsa is the easiest chip dip to make for a party.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 291kcal
Author: Lauren Allen


  • 1 3/4 cups of your favorite homemade chili*
  • 8 ounces cream cheese , cut into cubes
  • 1 cup freshly grated sharp cheddar cheese (about 6 oz)
  • 1/4 cup of your favorite salsa


To make in a saucepan:

  • Place all ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat. 
  • Cook, stirring constantly, until all ingredients are thoroughly combined and the cheese is bubbly, about 6-8 minutes. 
  • Add more milk to thin the mixture, if necessary.

To make in the Slow Cooker:

  •  Place cream cheese cubes in the slow cooker. Smoother them with chili, then salsa, then the cheddar cheese. 
  • Cook on LOW for 1-3 hours. Stir and serve.


*Could use 1 (15 oz) can of chili


Calories: 291kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 704mg | Potassium: 374mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1000IU | Vitamin C: 1.5mg | Calcium: 211mg | Iron: 2.9mg