Warm Jalapeno Popper Dip

Wisconsin Cheese Warm Jalapeno Popper Dip Recipe
Active Time
25 Minutes
4 cups



Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Asiago, Cream Cheese or Fontina can be used in this recipe.


  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Fry bacon, in batches, in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon with a slotted spoon to paper towels to drain, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings.
  3. Meanwhile, beat the cream cheese, sour cream, garlic powder and onion powder in a large bowl until blended. Stir in the fontina, 1/2 cup asiago, jalapeno peppers and half of the bacon. Spoon into a greased 1 1/2-quart or 2-quart baking dish.
  4. Measure 1/2 cup crushed potato chips. Add the chips, remaining asiago and bacon to bacon drippings in the skillet; toss to combine. Sprinkle chips mixture over top. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until bubbly. Serve with remaining potato chips.

Recipe Tip

Avoid touching face when handling jalapeno peppers. Consider wearing gloves, as oils may burn skin.

Cheesemonger Tip

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