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Baked Queso Blanco Dip

Baked Queso Blanco Dip

By Traeger Kitchen

Melty, cheesy goodness on a chip. Dig into this warm and creamy dip loaded with 2 kinds of cheese, green chilies, and spices for an appetizer you won’t be able to get enough of.

Prep Time

30 Minutes

Cook Time

10 Minutes




Number of People Serving


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Units of Measurement:
12 Ounce heavy cream
1 Pound American cheese, chopped into small pieces
1/2 Pound Mozzarella Cheese, Grated
2 Can green chiles
1 Teaspoon chili powder
1 Tablespoon cumin
1/2 Teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 Tablespoon Traeger Chicken Rub
To Taste cilantro, finely chopped
To Taste Cherry tomatoes, sliced
To Taste Nacho Jalapenos
As Needed Tortilla Chips


  • 1

    When ready to cook, start the Traeger according to grill instructions. Set the temperature to 450 degrees F (500 if using a WiFIRE-enabled grill) and preheat, lid closed, for 10 to 15 minutes.

  • 2

    Bring cream to a simmer over medium heat. Slowly whisk in cheese in batches making sure the first batch is fully incorporated before adding the next.

    • 12 Ounce heavy cream

    • 1 Pound American cheese, chopped into small pieces

    • 1/2 Pound Mozzarella Cheese, Grated

  • 3

    Once all the cheese is melted, add in green chiles and seasonings. Taste and adjust seasoning with more Traeger Chicken Rub if needed.

    • 2 Can green chiles

    • 1 Teaspoon chili powder

    • 1 Tablespoon cumin

    • 1/2 Teaspoon red pepper flakes

    • 1 Tablespoon Traeger Chicken Rub

  • 4

    Pour cheese mixture into a cast iron pan and place directly on the grill grate. Cook for 15-20 minutes or until cheese mixture is bubbling.

  • 5

    Garnish with tomatoes, cilantro, jalapeños and a sprinkle of chili powder if desired. Serve with your favorite tortilla chips. Enjoy!

    • To Taste cilantro, finely chopped

    • To Taste Cherry tomatoes, sliced

    • To Taste Nacho Jalapenos

    • As Needed Tortilla Chips

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