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Easy Cheesy Chili Dip Recipe

This cheesy chili dip recipe is fantastic!! Great appetizer to serve for the big game or just when people come over. Creamy and cheesy!

chili dip

We love chili…..who doesn’t??!! I wanted to create a variation of the chili we love but in a creamy cheesy dip form for an appetizer and this cheesy chili dip recipe is just to die for!! Pair it with my garlic cheese pull apart bread and you will be in heaven…and people will ask you for this recipe! Here is how you make it.

I know….it is as delicious as it looks! You can either cook it in a small/dipper crockpot (affiliate links present) and leave it in there for the duration of time your friends are over. You can serve it in a cast iron skillet with Jiffy cornbread in cast iron skillet. I think it looks cool this way with chips and my garlic pull apart bread beside it.

Cheesy chili dip

chili dip recipe
Chili dip recipe

So you’re going to start by browning about a lb. of ground beef or turkey. Then drain that and add your red beans, a can of Bold MANWICH (it’s not spicy), 1/2 c. sour cream and about 1/2 c. cheddar cheese (or more if you want it really cheesy).

Cheesy chili dip

Course Dip
Cuisine American
Keyword chili, dip
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 228kcal
Author The Typical Mom



  • Brown your meat and drain it. Add your Manwich and allow to simmer for at least 20 min. on low to soak up flavor. Right before you serve it add 1/2 c. sour cream and 1/2 c. cheese until it melts. Then right before serving it up add the other 1/2 c. of cheese until it barely melts on the top but don’t stir it in.
Nutrition Facts
Cheesy chili dip
Amount Per Serving (2 oz)
Calories 228 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 62mg21%
Sodium 137mg6%
Potassium 187mg5%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 230IU5%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 128mg13%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

It doesn’t take long at all to make and can just sit on low and be reheated well if you keep it in the skillet, just takes a minute or so back on the burner, or throw it in a crockpot and leave it on low for the whole time. Serve it with scoops chips and/or my garlic cheesy pull apart bread.

Cheesy chili dip recipe, it's fabulous!!

If you love this easy chili cheese dip then don’t forget to make my cheesy garlic pull apart bread to serve next to this yummy appetizer!

Cheesy garlic pull apart bread recipe!

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