Monday, December 14, 2009

Jalapeno dip

Since 'tis the season for entertaining and being entertained, I thought I'd share one of my favorite appetizers. Very easy and great for taking to parties or serving up at your own. It's always a crowd favorite with rarely any left by party's end.

I've not been to a holiday party in some time and have not made this recently, so I must ask that you forgive my lack of pictures.

Jalapeno Dip
Bring to room temperature:
2 8-oz packages of cream cheese
1 8-oz package of cold pack cheddar cheese

Once they are room temperature, mix (with a mixer) the cheeses together.

Add diced jalapeno peppers and mix again. I usually use half a jar of jalapenos and I like things fairly hot. One time my grandmother accidentally used an entire jar of jalapenos. Let me just say that I do NOT recommend that.

Serve with tortilla chips.

Note: The longer this sits, the hotter it gets. So if you make it the night before to serve at a party, you may want cut down the jalapenos.

Another note: There is absolutely no way to make this dairy free.

Lastly, my mouth is watering. I may have make some of this just for me and my husband.