This fast and simple recipe for white cheese dip has a 4.5 star rating on Allrecipes.com. Including preparation, it takes around 15 minutes to make, yields roughly eight servings and has about 233 calories per serving. It requires a medium saucepan, a stove and a stirring implement. To start, cube 1 pound of white American cheese, and chop up the contents of two 4-ounce cans of green chilies. Set these ingredients aside.
Over low heat, combine the cheese, 1/2 cup of milk and 1 tablespoon of butter in the saucepan. Stir this mixture frequently until the cheese melts. Stir in the chilies, 2 teaspoons of cumin, 2 teaspoons of garlic powder, 2 teaspoons of onion powder and cayenne pepper to taste. If desired or necessary, add milk to thin the dip. Continue to mix the dip until it is fully heated, and serve while still warm.
As described, this dish is not particularly hot and has a kid-friendly level of spiciness. Based on preference, adjust the spiciness level of this recipe by adding additional peppers, such as jalapenos, or by adjusting the amount of cayenne pepper. Additionally, this recipe works only with white American cheese, as no other cheese melts properly.