Jalapeno Popper Dip Appetizer Recipe – Cheesy and Crispy!

November 13, 2019

Jalapeno Popper Dip is the perfect appetizer for any occasion. Jalapenos, cream cheese, shredded cheese and mayonnaise create the perfect balance of spicy and creamy. Crispy fried onions on top give this dip a delicious crunch.

Top view of Jalapeno Popper Dip in a baking dish surrounded by ingredients and crackers on a table

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Jalapeno Popper Dip Recipe

Jalapenos are a great pepper to add to any dish to give it a little kick. I love adding jalapenos to everything from taco soup to chicken nachos. This delicious dip is perfect for football tailgating, New Year’s Eve parties, potlucks, or backyard barbecues. It is as easy as mix, bake and serve. 

For this recipe, you will need a few tools:

  1. Stand mixer, hand mixer, or bowl and spoon
  2. 8 x 8 baking dish
  3. Sharp knife and cutting board

Ingredients You Need for Jalapeno Popper Dip

16 oz cream cheese, softened
1/2 C green onions, chopped
1 C jalapeno, diced
1 C mayonnaise
1 C Bacon Bits
1 C shredded pepper jack cheese
1 C shredded cheddar cheese
1 C French’s crispy fried onions
1 jalapeno, sliced

Cheesy Jalapeno Popper Dip Appetizer Recipe on a Cracker

How to Make Jalapeno Popper Dip

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare chopped ingredients. 

Add the cream cheese to a large mixing bowl and whip until smooth.

Add in green onions, diced jalapeno, mayonnaise, bacon bits, and pepper jack cheese. Mix until well combined.

Chopped green onions, bacon bits, shredded cheese and cream cheese in a mixing bowl

Grease an 8×8 baking dish and pour mixture into the baking dish.

Smooth out and top with cheddar cheese, fried onions, and jalapeno slices.

Bake for 20 minutes.

What to Serve with Jalapeno Popper Dip

Jalapeno Dip can be served as soon as it comes out of the oven. You can serve it as an appetizer or a side dish. What creative ways can you come up with to serve this recipe? Here are some ideas for what to serve with this dip:

  • Ritz crackers (my favorite!)
  • tortilla chips
  • veggies
  • sausage sticks

Cracker dipping into Jalapeno Popper Dip and pulling up cheese

Can I Store Jalapeno Popper Dip in the Fridge?

You can store dairy based dips in an air-tight container for up to 5 days in the refrigerator. You can serve it cold or reheat it in the microwave. 

Other Jalapeno Recipes

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapenos

Pickled Jalapenos

One Pan Cheesy Jalapeno Chicken

Cheesy Jalapeno Popper Dip Appetizer Recipe

Jalapeno Popper Dip Appetizer

Jalapeno Popper Dip Appetizer

Yield: 16 Servings
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

Jalapeno Popper Dip is the perfect appetizer for any occasion. Jalapenos, cream cheese, shredded cheese and mayonnaise create the perfect balance of spicy and creamy. Crispy fired onions on top give this dip a delicious crunch.

Ingredients

Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare chopped ingredients.
    2. Add the cream cheese to a large mixing bowl and whip until smooth.
    3. Add in green onions, diced jalapeno, mayonnaise, bacon bits, and pepper jack cheese. Mix until well combined.
    4. Grease an 8x8 baking dish and pour mixture into the baking dish.
    5. Smooth out and top with cheddar cheese, fried onions, and jalapeno slices.
    6. Bake for 20 minutes.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1/16
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 309 Total Fat: 28g Saturated Fat: 11g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 15g Cholesterol: 48mg Sodium: 437mg Carbohydrates: 7g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 2g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 8g

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