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Creamy Queso with a Kick!

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  • 1 can evaporated milk (one can)
  • 1/2 lb American Cheese cut into small cubes (you might need to find this behind the deli counter)
  • 4 oz Shredded Mozzerella
  • 4 oz Shredded Sharp White Cheddar
  • 2 T Canned Jalepeños (or add more to give it a little extra kick!)
  • 1/2 t Chili powder (if you want it a bit smokier, add in chipotle chili powder instead)
  • 1/2 t Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1/4 t salt
  • 1/4 t black pepper
  • Sliced Jalapeño and fresh Cilantro to garnish


  • 1. Slowly heat evaporated milk over low/medium heat in a medium sauce pan.
  • 2. Once milk is simmering, reduce heat to low, being careful not to let the milk boil or burn.
  • 3. Whisk continually while adding in the cheese a little bit at a time, allowing it to melt before adding more.
  • 4. Once the cheese is completely melted, add in spices and jalapeños 
  • Then top with sliced jalapeños, cilantro, and a salsa of your choosing!!Enjoy!
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Cheese, Dips, Mexican, Spicy