Applebee’s Quick Queso Blanco (Copycat) Recipe

Don’t bother heading to a restaurant to get some delicious queso. With this quick and easy recipe, you’ll be enjoying a rich and creamy (and a little spicy) cheese dip. It pairs nicely with chips, veggies, and pretty much anything you would want queso on!

Applebee’s Quick Queso Blanco (Copycat) Recipe

How To Make Applebee's Quick Queso Blanco (Copycat)

Try this Applebee’s quick queso blanco recipe. It’s a versatile, creamy cheese dip that goes well with veggies, chips, and a lot more.

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 20 mins


  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 jalapenos, seeded and finely diced
  • ¼ cup onion, finely diced
  • ½ cup half and half
  • 2 cup white American cheese, shredded
  • ½ cup Monterey jack cheese, shredded
  • tbsp cilantro, finely chopped


  1. Sauté jalapenos and onion in oil until tender.
  2. Pour in half-and-half, white American, and Monterey jack.
  3. Stir and cook over medium heat until evenly melted and smooth.
  4. Mix in cilantro, remove from heat, and serve with whatever you would like!


  • Sugar: 2g
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  • Calcium: 869mg
  • Calories: 387kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 94mg
  • Fat: 33g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 175mg
  • Protein: 17g
  • Saturated Fat: 20g
  • Sodium: 1258mg
  • Vitamin A: 953IU
  • Vitamin C: 9mg
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