There are few things better than a good Spicy Nacho Cheese Sauce. Made with freshly shredded, sharp cheddar cheese and diced jalapenos, this dip is creamy, cheesy, spicy and poured over crunchy tortilla chips – it’s my favorite guilty pleasure!
2tablespoonscream cheesewhipped or light versions work well
1 1/2cupsfreshly shredded sharp cheddar cheese
14-ouncecan diced jalapenos
Tortilla chipsfor dipping
Fresh jalapeno slicesfor garnish (optional)
Melt butter in a 10" skillet or medium sauce pan over medium heat. Whisk in flour and cook until flour is lightly browned and fragrant; about 2 minutes. Whisk in milk and bring to a gentle boil, whisking often, until thickened; about 3-4 minutes.
Remove from heat and stir in freshly grated cheddar cheese and cream cheese until smooth and creamy. Then stir in diced jalapenos.
Garnish with jalapeno slices and serve immediately with tortillas chips, tacos or pretzels. Keep warm.
*If using as a party dip, for best results keep warm in a small slow cooker, likethis one.