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Amazing Oven Baked Cheese Dip With Cream Cheese

This baked cheese dip recipe with cream cheese is so good for any occasion. You can serve with your favorite sides such a tortilla chips or ritz crackers. This will be one of your new favorite cream cheese dip recipes!

Amazing Oven Baked Cheese Dip With Cream Cheese

If you are looking for a tasty dip for game day or a thanksgiving appetizer, I’ve got the perfect hot dip with white cheddar cheese, chives and pepperoncinis. It’s an easy appetizer and we all know that the best way to celebrate is with a good dip.

For this recipe you won’t need any sour cream, bacon bits, green onions, ranch seasoning or hot sauce. Though some cheese dip recipes are made in a slow cooker, this one will be baked in your oven with real cheese and will be a crowd favorite! If you want you can put this amazing dip inside of a bread bowl!

This cheesy dip is great with baguette slices, pita chips, your favorite crackers and even artichoke hearts! This full recipe has tons of flavor and is great for your next party. It’s one of those easy dip recipes with different types of cheese that makes it the ultimate party food!

Amazing Oven Baked Cheese Dip With Cream Cheese

Check out the simple ingredients that you need for this recipe:

Amazing Oven Baked Cheese Dip With Cream Cheese

Oven Baked Cheese Dip Ingredients

vegetable oil 
chopped fine 
Salt & pepper to taste 
cream cheese, room temperature
sharp white cheddar, shredded 
monterey jack cheese, shredded 

Amazing Oven Baked Cheese Dip With Cream Cheese

This will be one of your favorite recipes and for good reason! made with fresh herbs and diced onions there won’t be any leftover dip. This is made with basic ingredients that you can get from your local grocery store.

The shredded cheese mixture bakes to golden brown in the baking dish of your choice, this hot cream cheese dip recipe will become one of your favorite dips! This warm dip is perfect for your next celebration! Grab the homemade crostini and get ready to make this amazing creamy dip.

Amazing Oven Baked Cheese Dip With Cream Cheese

The melted cheese works so well together with the Philadelphia cream cheese. The fresh chives really brings a yummy taste to this hot cheese dip. You will want this creamy cheese dip for your next gathering!

Amazing Oven Baked Cheese Dip With Cream Cheese

Check out the recipe card below for directions on how to make this delicious snack. Grab your delicious crackers or potato chips and enjoy this perfect appetizer.

What are some helpful tips for making baked oven cheese dip?

1. Choose the right cheese: For an especially flavorful dip, choose cheeses with strong flavors like sharp cheddar, Parmesan, Gouda, or Gruyère.

2. Preheat your oven: Make sure your oven is preheated to at least 350 degrees before baking the dip for best results.

3. Don’t forget the seasonings: Add in some garlic powder, onion powder, and pepper to taste for extra flavor.

4. Use cream cheese for a smooth texture: If you want your dip to be extra smooth and creamy, use cream cheese in addition to or in place of some of the shredded cheese.

5. Bake for the right amount of time: Check your dip every 5 minutes and bake until it’s melted and bubbly. Generally, this should take 15-20 minutes depending on how hot your oven is.

6. Let cool before serving: Once the dip is done baking, let it cool for a few minutes before serving. This will give it time to thicken up and reach the ideal dip consistency. Enjoy!

7. Add vegetables or proteins for additional flavor: To make your cheese dip even more flavorful, add some diced vegetables like bell peppers or tomatoes, cooked meats, or bacon crumbles. You can also add canned beans such as black or pinto beans to beef up the nutrition.

8. Serve with dippers: Cheese dip is best served with dippers like chips, pretzels, crackers, or crusty bread.

9. Store in the fridge: If you have any leftovers after your party or gathering, store the dip in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. Reheat it before serving.

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Amazing Oven Baked Cheese Dip With Cream Cheese
Yield: 6-8 servings

Amazing Oven Baked Cheese Dip With Cream Cheese

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Additional Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

This amazing oven baked cheese dip with cream cheese is so good for appetizers or game day!


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped fine
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 8 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup sharp white cheddar, shredded
  • ½ cup monterey jack cheese, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons chives
  • 2 tablespoons pepperoncinis


  1. Preheat oven to 375, lightly spray 8x8 dish with nonstick spray 
  2. In a small skillet cook onion in oil until soft, season w/ salt & pepper, let cool 
  3. Mix cream cheese and mayo until well combined 
  4. Toss ¾ cup of cheddar and ¼ cup of monterey jack cheese in cornstarch until well coated 
  5. Fold in cream cheese mixture and cooked onion 
  6. Spoon into baking dish and top with remaining cheese
  7. Bake 20-25 minutes, cool 5 minutes before serving 
  8. Garnish with additional chives and pepperoncinis 
  9. Enjoy! 

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 315Total Fat 30gSaturated Fat 12gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 17gCholesterol 55mgSodium 373mgCarbohydrates 4gFiber 0gSugar 2gProtein 7g

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