Like-Your-Favorite-Mexican-Restaurant White Queso Recipe

Creamy with a touch of heat, this White Queso Recipe will be the hit of your next Mexican buffet!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword white queso recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Author sandi


  • 1 lb. White American Cheese (from the deli)
  • 1 4-oz. can green chiles
  • 1/3 cup Half and Half (add more as needed)
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic salt


  1. Cut cheese into chunks if in one block. Combine in a microwave-safe bowl with green chiles, Half and Half, and garlic salt.

  2. Cook the dip in the microwave for 3 minutes at 60% power. Stir and continue cooking in 1.5-minute intervals at 60% power until completely melted. Add more Half and Half until your desired consistency.

  3. Give one final stir and serve with tortilla chips!