Mexican Cheese Dip

Melted into quesadillas or sprinkled over tacos, Mexican cheese transforms a good appetizer into a great dish. These easy recipes for Mexican cheese appetizers will broaden your palate for ethnic cheeses, such as aged goat-cheese cotija and almost-melted soft queso blanco.

See Popular Mexican Cheese Dip Recipes

Pace® Mucho Queso Pizza

Pace Salsa & Picante

This scrumptious dish features a prepared pizza crust topped with Pace® Mexican Four Cheese Salsa con Queso, shredded chicken, sun-dried tomatoes, Parmesan cheese and basil, that is baked until the queso is hot and bubbly, and can be cut into pizza slices or smaller appetizer-size pieces.

Total: 30 mins

Homemade Queso Fresco

Better Homes and Gardens

Make your own Mexican cheese, it's easier than you think! All of the ingredients required are probably already in your kitchen.

Famous Queso Dip

Velveeta and Ro*Tel®
Total: 10 mins

Queso Fundido Diablito

Family Circle

Don't be surprised when your guests gather around this appetizer. With 12 ounces of cheese and a jar of salsa, you know this hot dip has to be good.

Tequila-Spiked Queso Fundido

Better Homes and Gardens

Spike snack time by pouring a couple shots of tequila in this creamy, cheesy dip.

Queso Chihuahua Polenta

Better Homes and Gardens

The secret to great queso is using shredded Chihuahua cheese. Add some cheesy goodness to your polenta side dish by stirring in some of the ooey-gooey goodness.

Total: 10 mins

Cheesy Spinach and Bacon Dip


Kick off your next party with our zippy dip in your starting lineup. Chilies bring the heat while cheese, spinach and bacon assist on special teams for a potluck score!

Total: 10 mins

Home Run Cheese Ball

Better Homes and Gardens

This cheese ball recipe is made of cream cheese, lip-smacking taco cheese, and ballpark peanuts. It's sure to get the gang into the swing of things.

Mexican Fondue

Better Homes and Gardens

Chorizo sausage and beer flavor this hot cheese dip. Serve it as an appetizer along with a variety of dippers.

Total: 30 mins

Queso Fundido with Corn-Bread Dippers

Better Homes and Gardens

This south-of-the-border version of fondue combines chile-pepper bite with jicama crunch.

Chile Con Queso

Ladies' Home Journal

Anaheim chiles pack just the right amount of heat in this cheesy dip. Serve with chips or spoon onto warm tortillas for an easy appetizer.

Kickoff Popper Dip

Total: 35 mins

Easy-Five Mexican Dip


10 minutes to kickoff and you need an app fast. With these 5 ingredients, you'll have a minute to spare and a lot of flavor to share. Warm the chips and it's even better.

Total: 9 mins

So-Simple Salsa Dip

Old El Paso

Salsa's great served alone with chips, but mixing and heating it with cream cheese makes a wonderfully warm dip!

Total: 10 mins

Mexican Mac & Cheese: 30-Minute Meal

Look, up on the stove! It's a dish! It's a meal.

Roasted Pepper Queso Fundido

Better Homes and Gardens

Slow Cooker Rio Grande Dip

Better Homes and Gardens
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