Crock Pot Queso Recipe

Rebekah Garcia Kalinowski | Kitchen Gidget

Crock Pot Queso has two kinds of cheeses and salsa verde for a pop of zesty Mexican flavor. Watch this appetizer disappear at your next get together!

If Mexican white queso dip and jalapeño cream cheese dip had a baby, this crock pot queso would be it!

It has two kinds of cheeses for extra melty, creamy goodness.

Plus, it’s cooked in the crock pot for optimal party ease. This would be a big hit at any upcoming party or even for gameday munchies!

Crock Pot Queso Photo

No need to add a bunch of ingredients for flavor when salsa verde does the trick!

Use your favorite salsa brand (or homemade) and choose the heat level which suits your taste buds.

Tip: try one level spicier than you normally choose since the cheese takes the heat down a notch.

Crock Pot Queso Picture

To start, cut the cheese into small cubes. They’ll melt easier this way.

I use white American cheese since it melts beautifully without being clumpy or separating.

You can find American cheese at the deli counter and buy a whole chunk of it.

Crock Pot Queso Image

Add all the ingredients to a slow cooker and cook on high heat until melted, about 1 1/2 to 2 hours.

I’ve never cooked this crock pot queso on low, but cooking times usually double when using the low temperature setting.

Crock Pot Queso Pic

As always, times vary based on your slow cooker’s make, model and size.

I love having a small pot that I can use just for dips and side dishes!

You’ll need to stir this occasionally to incorporate everything. I recommend using a silicone whisk so you don’t scratch the enamel of the crock.

File 1 - Crock Pot Queso

Serve with tortilla chips, or pour it over everything like my husband does.

From meat to veggies to fried tacos dorados he says there’s nothing crock pot queso dip doesn’t improve!

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Crock Pot Queso Recipe

    8 Servings


  • 12 ounces White American Cheese
  • 8 ounces Cream Cheese
  • 1 cup Salsa Verde
  • 3/4 cup Milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • Chips, for dipping


  1. Cut the cheeses into small cubes.
  2. Add the cheeses, salsa, milk and spices to a small (2.5 quarts) crock pot.
  3. Cook on high for 2 hours or until melted, stirring halfway through.
  4. Add additional milk to thin, if needed.



Cooking Method:
Slow Cooker
Tex Mex
Party Food
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Recipe Yields:
4 cups
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Author: Rebekah Garcia Kalinowski
Recipe Yields: 4 cups
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 90 minutes
Total Time: 95 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/2 cup
Servings Per Recipe 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 191
Calories 271

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g
  Saturated Fat 15g
Sodium 944mg
Total Carbohydrate 5g
  Dietary Fiber 0g
  Sugars 1g
Protein 12g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Rebekah Garcia Kalinowski

About Rebekah

Rebekah is the blogger behind Kitchen Gidget, an all-encompassing food blog dedicated to her Midwestern roots and Hispanic heritage. She adores cheese (who doesn't?!), so we asked her to be our Cheese fanatic. Time to get excited!

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