This cream cheese jalapeno dip is the perfect combination of spicy and creamy, making it a must-have for any gathering.
Test out this simple recipe for a one-of-a-kind and tasty appetizer that will have people asking for more of it again and again.
Why you will love making Jalapeno Dip!
Cream cheese Jalapeno Dip has a unique flavor combination of creamy and spicy. It is a wonderful way to spice up your favorite snacks, and because it can be put together in such a short amount of time, it makes for a delectable dip that is ideal for gatherings and parties of all kinds.
In addition, the flavor and degree of spiciness can be tailored to your preferences by varying the quantity of jalapenos that are used. This delicious spread is ideal for get-togethers, game nights, or even just nibbling on its own as a movie snack.
- cream cheese
- Mexican Crema/Table Cream
- sour cream
- fresh cilantro
- fresh jalapeno peppers
- garlic powder
- dry chicken bouillon (or salt)
- juice of half a lime
- Nacho Cheese Doritos for serving
What is Mexican Crema?
Mexican Crema is a type of sour cream that is popular in Mexican cuisine. It is slightly thinner than regular sour cream and has a slightly tangy flavor.
Mexican Crema is used as a topping for tacos, enchiladas, chili, and other traditional Mexican dishes.
How to make Cream Cheese Jalapeno Dip
- Add cream cheese, Mexican crema, sour cream, fresh cilantro, and jalapenos, all the seasonings, and lime juice to a food processor.
- Process until smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl if necessary.
- Spoon dip into a serving bowl and serve with nacho cheese Doritos.
- Makes 2 cups of jalapeno dip.
Where did this Viral Jalapeno Dip with Cream Cheese come from?
We are no strangers to working with jalapeno recipes! In fact, we have a super cheesy jalapeno popper dip recipe on our side dish site. But when we saw this variation on tiktok with Mexican crema, we knew we had to try this change! This TikTok popular dip is tangy, spicy, and delicious, leaving you and your family hungry for more!
See the entire Cream Cheese Jalapeno Dip video recipe below from @freddsters and follow him for more viral recipe ideas!
Best chips for Dips
We are serving this jalapeno dip with nacho cheese Doritos because, yum! But there are so many other awesome chips or vegetables that go well with the dip.
Here are a few of our favorites.
Tortilla Chips or Corn Chips: These crunchy chips are baked or fried and come in white or yellow corn. They are a classic chip for dipping and perfect for scooping up your favorite dip.
Pita Chips – These flatbread chips are light and slightly salty.
Kale Chips: Kale chips are a healthier alternative to traditional chips and hold up well to thick dips such as spinach and artichoke dip.
Potato Chips: thinly sliced and fried to perfection, potato chips are a classic choice. Choose an original or flavored variety to mix it up.
Add some Toppings to the Dip
Salsa – Pick your favorite salsa and drizzle it over the jalapeno dip for a kick of flavor.
Queso fresco – Crumble a bit of mild and creamy queso fresco over the dip for a cheesy finish.
Chorizo– Cooked chorizo gives a flavorful depth to the jalapeno dip and comes together quickly.
Lime wedges– Squeeze some fresh lime juice over the dip to brighten it up.
Classic Mexican Dip Recipes
Serving more than one Mexican dip at a party is a great way to diversify the menu and appeal to various tastes. It also allows guests to customize and choose what they’d like to have. Having multiple Mexican dip options is also a great way to ensure that vegetarians and vegans have enough options to choose from.
Try one of these classic dip recipes to make your entire spread delightful!
Guacamole: This classic Mexican dip is made with avocados, tomatoes, onions, cilantro, lime juice, and salt. It’s perfect for scooping up with tortilla chips.
Queso Dip: A simple and delicious cheese dip, made with melted cheddar cheese, cream cheese, salsa, and chilies.
Salsa Verde:A flavorful dip made with tomatillos, jalapenos, garlic, cilantro, and lime juice. Serve with tortilla chips or veggies.
Bean Dip: A creamy dip made with refried beans, sour cream, and taco seasoning. Serve with tortilla chips.
Pico de Gallo: A fresh and flavorful dip made with tomatoes, onions, jalapenos, cilantro, lime juice, and salt. Perfect for scooping up with tortilla chips.