Festive Spicy Wreath Dip

It’s that time of year where you will be heading to holiday parties or hosting one yourself. So, whether you are playing host or guest, this spicy wreath dip should definitely be on display. It’s made with flavorful and fresh Hiland Dairy cheeses, cream cheese and butter. Trust me! This dip won’t hang around for long!

Festive Spicy Wreath Dip

Cook Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer

Equipment

  • Iron skillet

Ingredients

For the Cheese Dip

  • cups Hiland Dairy Pepper Jack Cheese, shredded
  • 2 cups Hiland Dairy Sharp Cheddar Cheese, shredded and divided
  • 2- 8 oz. blocks Hiland Dairy Cream Cheese, softened
  • 2 jalapenos, minced
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

For the Rolls

  • 1 package butter rolls
  • ¼ cup Hiland Dairy butter, melted
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 small tomato, chopped
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, stir together pepper jack, 1½ cup cheddar, cream cheese, jalapeño, garlic and chili powder and season with salt and pepper.
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  • Pull apart each roll into four pieces.
    Festive Spicy Wreath Dip
  • In an iron skillet, place pieces of rolls around the edge of the skillet to form a “textured” ring.
  • Spoon the cream cheese mixture into the center of the skillet and smooth so that it touches the rolls. Top with remaining ½ cup cheddar.
  • Sprinkle tomatoes and green onions on the top of the roll ring. Stir together melted butter, garlic powder, and chili powder. Pour evenly over top the roll ring being sure to slightly brush the mixture so all the rolls are covered.
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  • Bake until rolls are browned and cheese is melted and bubbly, 20 to 25 minutes.

~The Dairy Diva