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This Homemade Chili Cheese Dip contains no processed cheese and no canned chili, just simple homemade goodness right in the slow cooker!! | www.countrysidecravings.com

Homemade Chili Cheese Dip

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 12 (1/2 cup) servings
Author: Countryside Cravings


  • 1 pound lean ground beef pork sausage or chorizo (choose one)
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1 15 oz can chili beans in chili sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups salsa of choice
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 4 oz can chopped green chilies
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar
  • 4 oz cream cheese cubed and softened


  1. In a large skillet brown the meat with the onion until no longer pink. Sprinkle with the flour and stir well to combine. Add to the slow cooker along with the remaining ingredients. Stir well. Cover and cook on LOW for 2-3 hours. Stir occasionally. After cook time is over put slow cooker on warm setting.

Recipe Notes

It is best to grate your own cheese for this dip because store bought is coated in preservatives and anti-caking agents which can result in a grainy dip.

This is a very mild, kid friendly dip. If you would like more spice use chili beans in hot chili sauce, hot salsa and you can even add in some cayenne pepper to heat things up.