Slow Cooker Chili Cheese Dip

Game day is a big deal in America. Whether you’re cheering on your favorite team or just there for the food, chili cheese dip is a must-have dish. This Velveeta chili cheese dip recipe is easy to follow and will have everyone at your party asking for the recipe.

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Chili Dip

This recipe for the classic chili cheese dip. It’s very simple to make and absolutely delicious! It makes a great appetizer or side dish for any party or get-together.

Need a touchdown? There are so many occasions this hearty dip would score big at. A of my favorite few ideas are:

  • game-day recipe
  • chili cook-off party
  • Cinco de Mayo celebration
  • a side dish for your hot dogs or burgers
  • card night
  • boys night
  • your teenage boy’s birthday party
  • end of the school year swim party

How to Make Chili Cheese Dip

Pulling together this chili cheese dip with Velveeta is so simple when you team up with your trusty slow cooker. Once it’s in the crock pot, it’ll warm to just the right temperature and keeping hungry guests satisfied until at least the 4th quarter.

If you’re a Velveeta cheese fan, you’ll recognize the smooth texture and delicious taste of this classic cheese dip. The hearty pinto beans and ground beef will remind you of chili, while the scoopable dip consistency is perfect for tortilla chips, Fritos corn chips or even veggies if you’re trying to stay low carb.

If you’re not a fan of Velveeta, you can use any type of easy to melt cheese that you like. I’ve even made it with cream cheese for a chili cream cheese dip and it was still very good.

I hope you enjoyed this chili cheese dip recipe. It’s been a favorite of mine for years and I’m so excited to share it with you!

The Velveeta cheese makes the dish taste just like your favorite restaurant chile, but without all the added preservatives or mystery ingredients that are often found in packaged foods these days.

If you’re looking for an easy and delicious way to feed a crowd, this is the perfect recipe for you!

Not ready to make a this cheesy Chili Dip? Pin it to your Appetizer Ideas board on Pinterest so you can find it easily when you need it.

Chili Cheese Dip in a light blue ceramic bowl with corn chips next to it, both are sitting on a dark wood platter

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Slow Cooker Chili Cheese Dip

Slow Cooker Chili Cheese Dip

Whether you’re cheering on your favorite team or all about the food, this slow cooker chili cheese dip is a must-have dish for any party.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 50 minutes


  • 1lb Lean ground turkey
  • 1 medium Onion, chopped
  • 1 can Kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can Black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can Rotel
  • 1 cup Frozen corn, thawed
  • ½ cup Water
  • 3 tsp Chili powder
  • ½ tsp Oregano
  • ½ tsp Hot pepper sauce
  • ¼ tsp Garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp Ground cumin
  • 16oz Velveeta cheese, cubed
  • Corn chips or tortilla chips


  1. In a large skillet, brown the turkey and onion.
  2. Drain if needed.
  3. Pour the turkey mixture into a 4qt slow cooker.
  4. Add the drained cans of beans, Rotel, corn, water, chili powder, oregano, pepper sauce, garlic powder, and cumin.
  5. Mix until well combined.
  6. Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours.
  7. Stir and serve.

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