Go Back
+ servings
5 from 1 vote
Jalapeno Popper Dip has all the flavors of jalapeno poppers without all the fuss of stuffing each jalapeno! Cheddar and Monterrey Jack cheeses combine with green chiles, pickled jalapenos and seasonings in a cream cheese and mayonnaise base for a kicking good dip recipe!
Jalapeno Popper Dip
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
1 hr
 

Jalapeno Popper Dip has all the flavors of jalapeno poppers without all the fuss of stuffing each jalapeno! Cheddar and Monterrey Jack cheeses combine with green chiles, pickled jalapenos and seasonings in a cream cheese and mayonnaise base for a kicking good dip recipe! 

Course: Appetizer
Keyword: jalapeno popper dip
Servings: 12
Author: Gwynn Galvin
Ingredients
  • 2 pkgs. (8 oz. each) cream cheese, at room temperature
  • ½ cup light mayonnaise
  • ½ cup shredded Monterrey Jack cheese
  • 1 can (4.25 oz.) chopped green chiles
  • ¼ cup pickled sliced jalapenos, chopped
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • ½ tsp. ground cumin
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 loaf (about 1.5 lbs.) unsliced round or oval crusty bread, if desired
  • 1 plum tomato, chopped
  • 1 fresh jalapeno, sliced and seeded
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. If serving in bread bowl, hollow out center of bread to within 1″ of edges; cut bread pieces into cubes. On baking sheet, bake bread bowl and bread cubes until lightly toasted, about 15 minutes.
  2. Combine cream cheese and mayonnaise until smooth and blended. Stir in Monterrey Jack cheese, green chiles, pickled jalapenos, chili powder and cumin.
  3. Transfer to 4-cup baking dish or prepared bread bowl. Top with shredded cheddar cheese.
  4. Bake 30 minutes or until cheese is melted and mixture is heated through.
  5. Garnish with chopped tomato and fresh jalapeno slices. Serve with prepared bread cubes or tortilla chips.
Recipe Notes

No time to bake a bread bowl? Just bake in a baking dish and serve with tortilla scoops! So easy and still poppin' with flavor!