5 from 1 vote
Bandera Queso Dip
Prep Time
2 hrs 15 mins
Total Time
2 hrs 15 mins
A copycat version of the famous smokey, spicy and completely addictive Bandera Queso Dip.
Servings: 12 servings
  • 4 ounces.cream cheese reduced fat or regular, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise light or regular
  • 1/2 teasoon Lawry's Seasoning Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons yellow onion grated
  • 2 canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons pimentos finely diced
  • 3 cups sharp cheddar cheese grated
  • 1 cup Monterey Jack cheese grated
  • 1 jalapeno seeded and very finely diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon adobo sauce from canned chipotle peppers or to taste
  1. Use a wooden spoon to combine cream cheese, mayonnaise, Lawry's Seasoning Salt, fresh ground pepper and grated onion in a large mixing bowl till smooth. Add diced chipotle peppers and pimentos. Stir till well combined. Add cheddar and Monterey jack cheese, diced jalapeno, and 1/2 teaspooon adobo sauce from the canned chipotle peppers. Stir till combined. Taste and add additional adobo sauce for more smoke and heat, if desired.
  2. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or more prior to serving.
Recipe Notes
Serve with tortilla chips, veggies, and crackers.