EASY Hot Chili Cheese Dip

Easy Hot Chili Cheese Dip – Only 3 Ingredients!  This is a warm layered chili dip with our favorite Mexican flavors.  Best of all, it’s a quick and easy party dip that will surely be a hit!  There are 3 layers and 3 main ingredients, creating a delicious hot chili cheese dip that’s ready in 5 minutes!  Perfect for any gathering, and game nights. 


How to Make this Easy Hot Chili Cheese Dip?

All you need to do is combine the three ingredients in a baking dish and microwave for 5 minutes and serve!

It’s a simple recipe that’s a hit every time we serve it.  Everyone will devour it in minutes, so its a good idea to prepare a second one to pop it into the microwave (just in case). 

Your family and friends will enjoy this one and will be amazed after their first dip. 

Keep in mind, it’s best served warm, not popping hot.  Or it will burn everyone’s mouth. 


Warm Mexican Dip by 2sistersrecipes.com


Three Main Ingredients for our Easy Hot Chili Cheese Dip…

The flavors are incredible in this dip. 

It only has 3 layers.  A combination of flavors, which includes: cream cheese in one layer, chili in another, and melted cheddar cheese on top, making this one hell-of-a-delicious dip!

This appetizer is so facinating and addicting; everyone will be asking: “What’s in it?.. it’s SO GOOD!”

A definite crowd-pleaser, for sure.  Everyone will rave about it!

Best to serve our easy hot chili cheese dip warm alongside with some of your favorites:

  • tortilla chips
  • crackers
  • toasted pitas



Easy Hot Chili Cheese Dip by 2sistersrecipes.com

What 3 Ingredients are Needed For This Easy Hot Chili Dip?

  • 1 package (8-ounces) Philadelphia Cream Cheese

  • 1 can (15-ounces)  Hormel Chili – without beans

  • 1 package (8-ounces)  Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese

    Tips for Success!

    • You can prepare this dip 2 days ahead, covered with clear or foil wrap. Keep it chilled in the refrigerator until you are ready to microwave and serve. 

    • It’s best to microwave this dish just before serving.

    • To reheat at the tailgate party, make the chili cheese dip in a disposable foil pan, cover with foil, set it on the grill over hot coals for about 5 to 10 minutes, or until all the cheese on top is melted. Then serve.

  • Easy Hot Chili Cheese Dip - Only 3 Layers! by 2sistersrecipes.com



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Yield: 8 servings

EASY Hot Chili Cheese Dip - Only Three Layers!

EASY Hot Chili Cheese Dip - Only Three Layers!

Easy Hot Chili Cheese Dip - Only Three Layers! Make a quick and easy party dip for your next football gathering or tailgate party and it will surely be a hit! Made with only 3 ingredients and 3 layers, it is ready to serve in 10 minutes.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 1 package (8-ounces) (225grams) of Philadelphia Cream Cheese
  • One can (15-ounces) (476grams) Hormel Chili - without beans
  • 1 package (8-ounces) ( 235grams) Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese


  1. Using a 9- inch x 2- inch baking pie dish.
  2. For the first layer, spread cream cheese on the bottom of the baking dish.
  3. Then spread a layer of chili on top of the cream cheese.
  4. Next, top with shredded cheese, scatter the cheese over the chili until completely covered, about half the package or more as needed.
  5. Place the baking dish into the Microwave.
  6. Set to cook for 5 minutes, or until the cheese is completely melted and it starts to bubble around the edges.
  7. Remove and set the dish aside for a minute or two to cool. Then serve warm with your favorite chips or crackers on the side.
  8. Serves 8

Nutrition Information:


8 servings

Serving Size:

1/4 cup

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 162Total Fat: 11.7gCarbohydrates: 3.10gProtein: 9.9g

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