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Chile Cheese Spread Five Ways takes a basic spread and uses it in a variety of recipes. The combination is easy to make and has great flavors. It is one of my favorite appetizers to take to a party.

  1. Quick Chile Cheese Dip.
  2. Green Chile Cheese Wonton Cups
  3. Green Chile Quesadillas
  4. Chile Cheese Phyllo Cups
  5. Chile Cheese Wontons Poppers

With just five ingredients, you can make this dip in minutes.

Chile Cheese Spread Five Ways takes a basic spread or dip & uses it in different recipes. It's easy to make and has great flavors.

The green chiles are mild, giving the dip a distinctive flavor without being overpowering and taste-bud-friendly for adults and kids alike!

For the corn, you can use fresh, frozen, or canned corn. You’ll need to cook fresh and frozen corn before adding it to the recipe. For canned, you can simply drain the corn.

This is another version of my ‘Encore dish‘ theme with appetizers, you can make one dip and serve it five different ways making it the Perfect Appetizer!


The main component of these recipes is Quick Chile Cheese Dip. It is made with just five ingredients!

cheese dip

For mixing instructions and all the details be sure to read that post> Quick Chile Cheese Dip.

  • 1.5 cups Pepper Jack Cheese, shredded
  • 6 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 cup corn
  • 4 ounces green chiles, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ranch seasoning

This is the basic mixture for the remaining recipes.


Green Chile Cheese Wonton Cups is the second recipe you can make with the basic Chile Cheese Dip mixture. Basically, you make the dip, fill wonton wrappers that you pressed into a muffin tin, and bake. Super easy and super delicious! (Click here or the photo below for the recipe.)

Green Chile Cheese Wonton Cups


Green Chile Quesadillas is another easy appetizer or snack that you can make with the basic mixture. For this recipe, you use flour tortillas to make a quesadilla. The mixture is green chile dip. You can get the full recipe details here or click the photo below.

Green Chile Cheese Quesadillas


You’ll need 30 phyllo cups and bacon bits in addition to the Chile Cheese dip basic ingredients.

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Make the chile cheese mixture
  • Spoon cheese mixture into each phyllo cup
  • Top with bacon bits
  • Bake until golden brown and cheese is melted.
  • Serve hot or at room temperature.


You’ll need wonton wrappers and oil for frying in addition to the Chile Cheese dip basic ingredients.

  • Heat vegetable oil to 375 degrees.
  • Make the chile cheese mixture
  • Spoon 1 tablespoon of the cheese mixture into a  wonton wrapper.
  • Brush the edge of the wonton wrappers with water, fold over into a triangle, then press together to seal.
  • Fry the first side until golden then turn and cook the second side.
  • Remove from oil and drain on paper towels.
  • These are best served hot. They are great served with pepper jelly or fig jam or preserves.
Chile Cheese Spread is great for last-minute guests or parties. They can be made in minutes and everyone enjoys the flavors.
You’ll enjoy these Green Chile recipes too
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Creamy Green Chile Queso

Creamy and cheesy with a pop of crisp corn, Creamy Green Chile Queso is a tasty and easy dip to make. It's always the first to go at parties.
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Green Chile Cheddar Dip

Green Chile Cheddar Dip

This dip is easy to mix together and is always a crowd-favorite. The mild chile add great flavor without being hot.
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Green Chile Cheese Rice Casserole

This is a yummy side dish recipe to pair with any of your Tex-Mex dishes. Tacos, nachos, and fajitas will all be scrumptious with this rice.
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Southwestern Salad

Green Chile Lime Salad Dressing

Southwestern Salad with Green Chile Lime Salad Dressing has an incredible, bold flavor and it’s so easy to make!
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    1. I just saw that! I love your use of it in the crescent rolls! I’ll have to give that a try next time. I’m so happy you liked it!

  1. Great versatile recipe, Paula!! Thanks for linking up to Tasty Thursdays at The Mandatory Mooch. Can't wait to see what you link up this week. Thanks, Nichi

  2. Hi, I need to eat. Hungry now. Thanks for linking to Adorned from Above party. Linda co-host.

  3. I'm getting hungry! Thanks for sharing at my Twirl & Take a Bow party! You are a cooking queen!

  4. Wow, what a versatile recipe. I love when you can create a go-to recipe that can easily be adapted! Thanks for sharing on the homemade holiday party.


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