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10/21/2013

The Famous Queso Dip Recipe


At our house, we are always looking for a reason to celebrate, and football season brings with it plenty of good excuses to have people over. In Texas, it is almost a given that you will have Queso at your football party, or any party for that matter!  It is a statewide obsession!  If you have never had the creamy, zesty dip, you should plan to make a batch for your next get-together.



The Famous Queso recipe is delicious and couldn't be easier to make!  You just need a 10oz can of RO*TEL diced tomatoes and green chilies, 16oz of creamy VELVEETA, and 5 minutes with the microwave.


You can make your Queso simple and delicious with the basic two-ingredient combination or you can spice it up by adding ingredients like chorizo or black beans.  Want to make your Queso party a huge hit? Have a Queso bar! Let your guest choose what to add to their Queso by having a selection of beans, peppers, diced chicken, avocado (and any other ingredient you think might taste good in Queso) available for them to build their own customized Queso combination. The possibilities are endless because Queso goes with just about anything!

Not everyone loves to sit through an entire game of football, but when you bring out the game day snacks like Queso and chips, everyone comes together, even the five-year-old girls!  


VELVEETA and RO*TEL are a winning combination on game day and right now they want to give you even more opportunities to win, even if your team doesn't!  The VELVEETA and RO*TEL Quesobago, loaded with Famous Queso Dip, is making a cross-country tour to college football’s hottest rivalries.   You can visit www.quesoforall.com to find the Quesobago tour schedule and for a chance to win a party featuring the Quesobago on football’s biggest game day.  While you are there, check out all of the other great Queso recipes!


You can also win a $100 Visa gift card here on my blog!  Leave a comment letting me know what makes Queso the perfect party dip and you will be entered to win!


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Disclaimer: I have been selected by ConAgra Foods and Kraft Foods and to be a spokesperson for the RO*TEL and VELVEETA Queso for All campaign. While I have been compensated for my time, my opinions are my own.

185 comments:

Lisa Brown said...


Queso this the perfect party dip because it's easy and quick to make, tastes wonderful, and everyone loves it.
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Lisa Brown said...

my 2nd entry tweet - https://twitter.com/LuLu_Brown24/status/392344686607609856
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Amy said...

I love that it's just so easy to make!

Elena said...

It's a perfect dip because it's delicious and easy to make

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Elena said...

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Mami2jcn said...

It's the perfect party dip because it's a crowd pleaser!

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Mami2jcn said...

tweet:

https://twitter.com/mami2jcn/status/392391873349705728

Angela said...

It is the perfect dip because everyone always loves it! Even the kids!

Nicole said...

Queso is the perfect party dip because it is quick and easy to make, but packs a flavorful punch!

Nicole said...

tweet
https://twitter.com/maybaby522/status/392414452085059585

akronugurl said...

its perfect for any party

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akronugurl said...

tweet: https://twitter.com/akronugurl/status/392421230499733504 .

Shelly Leatham said...

Queso is the perfect party food at my house because it is one food everyone agrees on!
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Shelly Leatham said...

tweet
https://twitter.com/sleatham1/status/392439696942305280
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brenda o said...

we add to this a small philadelphia cream cheese, shredded jack cheese, shredded Colby cheese \.

AnnaZed said...

I think it's perfect in part because it leaves the hostess that little bit less stressed (it's so easy!) and because everyone likes it - it's always gone!

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AnnaZed said...

I posted a tweet too: https://twitter.com/AnnaZed/status/392529003921149952

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La Petite Gallery said...

Sisters under the skin, I have used that recipe from 1965 every one loves it,
Then again I was born in Texas. yvonne

D Schmidt mummytotwoboys said...

It is the perfect dip because its versatile you can add additional ingredients to jazz it up and everyone loves cheese!
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D Schmidt mummytotwoboys said...

Tweeted https://twitter.com/mummytotwoboys1/status/393004864625590273
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jenspurg said...

it's the perfect dip because it's easy to make, inexpensive and most everyone likes it.
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jenspurg said...

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Kelly Massman said...

Well, everyone loves it, and it is so easy to make!!!! Thanks so much for a chance to win!!! :-) kmassman gmail

Katie said...

Cutest kitchen helpers!

Queso is the perfect party dip! Quick, and crowd pleasing!

Thanks!
Katie

Sandy H said...

Everyone loves cheese and warm cheese is even better

Rusthawk said...

It's so easy to make and you can customize it.

Rusthawk said...

https://twitter.com/rusthawk/status/394160964280414208

susan1215 said...

Queso is my favorite party food because it's easy to make and you can add your own ingredients.

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susan1215 said...

https://twitter.com/susan1215/status/394220081426608128

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Helena Dias said...

Interesting dip. Got to give it a try

Kristen said...

It's so quick and easy!

JC said...

Queso makes the perfect party dip because everyone loves smooth, creamy sauce, that is made from a blend of melted cheeses.
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JC said...

-https://twitter.com/tcarolinep/status/394669272858767361

Jeannine S said...

it is cheesy and spicy. The prefect combo

peg42 said...

It's so easy to make and delicious.
Thanks so much.
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peg42 said...

I tweeted: https://twitter.com/peg42/status/394953666479656960
Thanks so much.
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Kia89 said...

Queso is the perfect dip because it is easy to make and tastes great.
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jzagarjr said...

Queso is great because it tastes so good and most people at the party will enjoy it.

Natalie said...

Queso is great because it doesn't take a lot to prepare some appetizers

jlafount said...

Everyone seems to want to eat it unlike some dips

Stephanie said...

perfect dip because EVERYONE loves it - adults and kids alike!
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HilLesha said...

It is effortlessly easy to make. :)

sohamolina said...

It is easy to make.

sohamolina said...

https://twitter.com/sohamolina/status/395032579427946496

clc408 said...

Its perfect because you can mix it up with different add-ins to suit everyone's taste.

clc408 said...

Tweet
https://twitter.com/clc408/status/395260725469270017

Anastasia Fall said...

Queso is perfect because it's delicious!!! It's also versatile! If you don't want plain cheese, you can add all kinds of other things to it to give it a different flavor and texture :)

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Anastasia Fall said...

Tweeted :) - https://twitter.com/Enter_Now/status/395278422110261248

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e said...

easy to make and yummy

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Tamar said...

It's an easy and delicious dip! yum
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Joey J said...

It's the perfect dip because it has great ingredients and is delicious!! Who could resist it?lol

Thanks for the chance to win!!

Joey J.

Joey J said...

Tweeted about the giveaway

https://twitter.com/JoeyinSC/status/395525745851645952

Joey J.

Carolyn Gonzalez said...

Queso is the perfect party dip because everyone I know loves it.

Susan said...

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Tina said...

Queso is great because its quick and easy to make
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Tina said...

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Kristi said...

We make this too, but we always add cooked crumbled sausage.

sarah said...

i have never had it, but i think people like it because it is cheesy and zesty.
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mindingmomma said...

we like to add pork sausage to our dip, that and the fact that my husband makes it, make it special to us
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Gina Wildorchid said...

Yum! Queso is the perfect party dip because most everyone loves it. Warm cheesy dip is so comforting, and pairs well with many foods.

Thanks for the chance to win!
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Gina Wildorchid said...

tweet--https://twitter.com/WildOrchid985/status/396785447176642561

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Heather said...

Queso is always a huge hit at our house!

tina reynolds said...

It is crazy easy and fast to make and tastes so good

tina reynolds said...

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Janna Johnson said...

Queso is perfect because it is cheesy and who doesn't love cheese? jannajannna@hotmail.com

ms-texas said...

it's perfect because everyone loves it and its easy to make!

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ms-texas said...

i posted a tweet:

https://twitter.com/bellows22/status/397127507020746752

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Dee said...

It's easy to prepare and tastes great! :)

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Dee said...

tweeted https://twitter.com/DeeGee13/status/397216605110689793

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Allie G said...

Queso is a great party dip since everyone likes cheese

Ashley said...

Queso is the perfect party dip because it's super cheesy (and who doesn't love cheese) and you get lots of flavor from the spices! Plus it's great to sit around a bowl together and talk, it's perfect for conversation.

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Susan said...

It's the perfect dip because it is easy and yummy. Thanks.

Susan said...

I tweeted about the giveaway. https://twitter.com/sebh55/status/397437064179769345

MCantu1019 said...

because everybody loves queso
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chambanachik said...

Cheese works for any occasion! :)

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jessica holybee said...

I like it because you can dip other things besides chips!

sweetsue said...

This is the perfect party dip because it is easy to prepare. And delicious!
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Diane52 said...

Its ingredients and the ease to prepare it make for a perfect dip-so sorry, I missed it at the Michigan State v U of M game.
Diane Baum
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sonyamorris (Sonya Morris) said...

Queso makes the perfect party dance because it is so easy to make and adjust the ingredients to satisfy everyone's taste. sonyadmorris@gmail.com

sonyamorris (Sonya Morris) said...

Link to tweet:
https://twitter.com/catholicfanatic/status/397904648998096896
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Kerry said...

It’s perfect because who doesn’t love Queso? It's cheesy goodness! Whenever I take it to a party it’s always a favorite by all!
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Tara said...

It's so easy to make! Love it!

Kerry said...

tweeted: https://twitter.com/KerryBishop/status/397910773994770432
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Donna Duncan said...

Everyone loves queso -- and it's super easy to make! YUMMY!
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Amy said...

Queso is the perfect party dip because it's so easy to prepare I can probably make it with my eyes closed...or not. I would love to know where to dip! hahaha....
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Amy said...

tweeted:
https://twitter.com/uTry_it/status/397989307266260993

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wigget said...

it's quite versatile as a party dip

Tj and Amy said...

Because Its yummy! Everyone loves it! and its super easy to make!
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Tj and Amy said...

tweet. amypugmire@live.com
https://twitter.com/1amypugmire/status/398194920118161409

Nicole Larsen said...

It's the perfect party dip because it's easy, quick, delicious, and sure to please everyone!


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Nicole Larsen said...

tweeted https://twitter.com/pittsy82/status/398242025025179648

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LAMusing said...

It's creamy and cheesy - who doesn't love that?!
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Jayne Martin said...

It's fast and easy to make and tastes great with veggies, crackers, or chips.
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Jayne Martin said...

Tweeted.
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Anonymous said...

This dip is a hit at all parties.

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The Fam said...

It's warm and creamy for this changing cooler weather!

Aleksandra Nearing said...

Queso is great for parties because it is flavorful and warm.

cw said...

It's warm, gooey, and a crowd pleaser
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Betty C said...

It's so easy to make and you can change it up to make so many variations.

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Betty C said...

Tweet - https://twitter.com/willitara/status/399080082750205952

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jtwark said...

the creaminess makes it perfect

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Anonymous said...

Queso dip is great because just about everyone loves cheese.

Hotsnotty2 said...

It’s easy and quick to make and tastes wonderful!.

Hotsnotty2 said...

https://twitter.com/Hotsnotty2/status/399220611685179393

meredith m said...

I think its a perfect dip since its cheesiness is super yummy!

meredith m said...

https://twitter.com/mermont84/status/399326718059499520

ky2here said...

Queso’s irresistable flavors and my addition of fresh cilantro makes it the perfect party food. Go Bengals!

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ky2here said...

https://twitter.com/ky2here1/status/399339906184392705

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Colin_conversation_killer said...

Its perfect because everyone loves cheese

smilekisses said...

It's easy to make and everyone likes it.

smilekisses said...

https://twitter.com/smilekisses/status/399455817763536896

La Petite Gallery said...

I have been making this from 1960,
I think it started in Houston, Texas. Remember the "LongHorns"..
This recipe has been around a long time and I never add a thing to it, except Frito's.
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Kim Hardy said...

Queso is a hit at every [arty and is sooo easy to make!! ky_grandma40@yahoo.com

Stephanie Larison said...

It's quick to make and everybody loves it.

vranab said...

Everybody loves queso

Linda said...

it is the perfect party dip because it tastes so good and it is easy to make.
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Karen Drake said...

Queso is the perfect party dip because it is so easy to make and everyone loves it.

Carmen N said...

Queso is something that everyone loves - so it's always a bit hit!

Nancy Hall said...

Queso makes the perfect party dip because it is easy, delicious and just about everyone likes it.

Tamara said...

Velveeta and Rotel make such a versatile dip... lots of add-in ingredient options!

Tamara said...

Tweeted! https://twitter.com/pixel_berry_pie/status/399712527447101440

colleen Gal said...

Queso is perfect because its creamy w/all the melted cheese & goes perfect w/anything to dip!

Anonymous said...

I like that queso is spicy but not too spicy, so everyone seems to like it.

ThriftyAnnabella said...

It's delicious and can be eaten with a variety of different chips - everyone loves it
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willwinbig said...

Easy to make. Everyone loves queso dip. The hotter the better.

Valerie S said...

This easy queso makes a great dip with chips, but goes great on tamales.

mich0825 said...

the cheese makes it perfect

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mich0825 said...

just tweeted for entry
https://twitter.com/mhohertz/status/399751778360520704

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Lisa Pecora said...

Everyone likes chips and queso so it makes it easy to serve something quick.

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lmurley2000 said...

I really like this and easy to make wow

lmurley2000 said...

tweeted

https://twitter.com/lmurley2000/status/399796155732602880

Sarah Marshall said...

Queso makes the perfect party dip because it is easy and yummy and you can change it up simply by varying ingredients so it never gets boring!

Sarah Marshall said...

https://twitter.com/goobacious1/status/399805972392054784

Tracey said...

No one ever passes up the queso dip at my house
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kathy pease said...

It is perfect because unlike many party food that take forever to prepare this looks so easy quick and delicious :)

kathy pease said...

https://twitter.com/klp1965/status/399891781975687168

Beth Klocinski said...

Queso is the perfect party dip because there is almost never any left over

Tara Overby said...

This is the perfect party dip because it is so easy to make and everyone loves a tasty cheese dip!!

Nadine Larsen - ToBeFitByFifty said...

It is the perfect dip because it is easy to make, goes a long way and everyone enjoys it

Nadine Larsen - ToBeFitByFifty said...

I Tweeted https://twitter.com/2BeFitBy50/status/399915733267648513

Arnold E. Carroway II said...

It's not gameday without queso.

greenhome said...

Tweeted: https://twitter.com/greenhome1/status/399927230177894400

greenhome said...

Queso is the ABSOLUTE perfect party dip because it's always wonderful and so easy:)

Anonymous said...


its perfect because it has something in it that everyone loves!
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Anonymous said...

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Lisa Garner said...

Queso made with Velveeta and Rotel is the perfect dip because it has a rich flavor with just the right amount of spice.

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Lisa Garner said...

I Tweeted: https://twitter.com/lisalmg/status/399964522544254976

crystalf said...

It's easy to make and it's something everyone likes so it's the perfect food for a party. Thank you!
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ellie said...

Queso is the best party food because it doesn't require eating utensils for one thing. It's warm, delicious, and always hits the spot. It also goes great with any beverage.

ellie said...

tweet
https://twitter.com/eswright18/status/399977168723144704

StephanieC said...

its perfect because everyone likes it! scg00387 at yahoo dot com

StephanieC said...

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angie lilly said...

As a vegetarian, I can always count on it to be friendly to my diet restrictions.
Angie
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angie lilly said...

I tweeted here: https://twitter.com/MsTofuFairy/status/399986369650380800
Angie
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Thomas Murphy said...

queso is the perfect party dip because everyone likes it and it goes with lots of things.

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Thomas Murphy said...

https://twitter.com/thomasmurphy40/status/400004639682084864

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Atreau said...

It's perfect because it can be made extra spicy!

Anna Pry said...

Spicy, cheesy ooey-gooey, and enough for everyone makes it good for parties
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Tabathia said...
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Tabathia said...

It goes with so many different types of snacks for dips such as wings and chips

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Tabathia said...

tweet https://twitter.com/ChelleB36/status/400028431338840064

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slehan said...

Queso is the perfect party dip because it's so easy to make and you can add things if you want to change it up a bit.

Thanks for the contest.

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Erica Best said...

it affordable and most people like cheese

Erica Best said...

https://twitter.com/purplelover04/status/400033384816058368

slehan said...

https://twitter.com/slehan/status/400039214340775936

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Buddy Garrett said...

It is the perfect party dip because it can be used to prepare many delicious recipes quickly.

Tarissa said...

It's such a versatile dip, because you can add in any ingredients you may have on hand!

Whitney said...

It's easy to fix and a crowd pleaser

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Whitney said...

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mail4rosey said...

The rich filling cheesy deliciousness of Queso makes it the perfect party dip.

mail4rosey said...

I Tweeted: https://twitter.com/mail4rosey/status/400091249132052483

Ashley said...

It's easy to make and super yummy!

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Milaxx said...

perfect party dip because it's quick and easy and won't take away from hostess duties and enjoying your company.

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Harmony Burmeister said...

Love queso because its so simple and delicious.
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Harmony Burmeister said...

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Ashley said...

It's perfect because it's warm and cheesy and delicious!
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Ashley said...

Tweeted! https://twitter.com/smash906/status/402425152513654784
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sarah said...

Everyone loves queso! Even kids. It's easy too!

Julie said...

Its easy and its cheap to make....
I always keep the items on hand to make it for a quick snack
thanks for the giveaway aunteegem@yahoo.com

tecsesq said...

this recipe looks scrumptious especially for the upcoming holidays.

Rebecca said...

Its the purfect dip because there is never ever any leftovers!!!!! and that is just sad cause I got lots and lots of stuff to do with it. Cheese soup base...baked potatoe stuffer...enchlida topper...ect ect ect...

Crochet Hooks said...

We love this dip - we like to add a can of chili too for a bit of kick!!

Wistroll said...

Queso is the perfect party dip because it is versatile to make different kinds for my families tastess by adding ingredients like sausage, strips of colored peppers and black olives. There`s never any leftovers!

Wistroll said...

I tweeted!
https://twitter.com/Wistroll/status/404447134751014912