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Green Chile Cheese Wonton Cups are an easy appetizer made with a muffin tin, wonton wrappers, and delicious green chile dip!

Green Chile Cheese Wonton Cups

Green Chile Cheese Dip is beyond delicious, serving it baked in a wonton cup makes an impressive and elegant appetizer!

How many times have you panicked over what to take to a party? You have a box and online file full of recipes but you can’t think of one recipe to make! Am I right?

Here’s your answer to that plight. Now, you may recall I posted Quick Chile Cheese Dip a while back. You can serve this filling as a dip, in wonton cups, in biscuit cups, in quesadillas. It’s truly versatile. You can find that recipe here.

Green Chile Cheese Wonton Cups

How to make Green Chile Cheese Wonton Cups

  1. First, I do find it much easier to mix if the cream cheese is at room temperature. However, don’t fret if you forgot to set it out. You can microwave the cream cheese on medium for a few seconds to warm it.
  2. Next, you can use fresh, frozen, or canned corn. You’ll need to cook fresh and frozen corn. For canned, you can simply drain the corn.
  3. Also, drain the green chile peppers.
  4. Shred pepper jack cheese.
  5. Finally, mix together the cream cheese, corn, green chile peppers, Pepper Jack cheese, and garlic.
  6. Optional, you can add cayenne pepper, hot sauce, or Sriracha sauce if you want a little zing to the dip.
  7. I get the wonton wrappers that are about 3×3 inches, not the egg roll-size wrappers.

Green Chile Cheese Wonton Cups

Tips for wontons

  1. I use regular muffin tins for larger bites. However, you can use a mini muffin tin for super cute bites. You’ll need more wonton wrappers if you make small cups.
  2. Lightly spritz the wonton wrappers with this cooking spray to help them brown and crisp in the oven.

While you’re here, check out these dip recipes

  1. Chicken Dip
  2. Hot Buffalo Chicken Dip
  3. Hot Bacon Cheesy Dip 
  4. Baked Pimento Cheese Dip


Green Chile Cheese Wonton Cups

Green Chile Cheese Wonton Cups

Green Chile Cheese Wonton Cups

Green Chile Cheese Wonton Cups are an easy appetizer made with a muffin tin, wonton wrappers, and delicious green chile dip!
Author: Paula
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 24 servings
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  • 24 wonton wrappers this size
  • 1 and ½  cups  Pepper Jack cheese  shredded
  • 6 ounces cream cheese  at room temperature
  • 1 cup corn  see notes above
  • 4 ounces  green chiles  drained
  • ½  teaspoon garlic  minced


  • In a bowl, mix cheese, cream cheese, pepper, and garlic powder. Stir in chiles and corn careful not to break up too much.
  • Lightly grease a muffin pan with cooking spray. Place one wonton wrapper on each muffin cup and lightly spritz with cooking spray. 
  • Spoon 1 to 2 tablespoons of the filling into the wonton wrappers.
  • Bake at 350°F for 22-25 minutes or until wonton cups are brown & crispy & filling is bubbly.
  • Cool on a wire rack. Serve hot or room temperature


Calories: 80kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 119mg | Potassium: 36mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 166IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 1mg
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  1. Should I bake the empty won ton wrappers first after putting in tin before adding the filling and then baking again?

  2. There’s no listing in ingredients for ranch seasoning. How much should be added and what temp to bake at?

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