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Creamy Corn Dip

This easy corn dip comes together in minutes and, thanks to one simple ingredient, will be the star of any appetizer spread or potluck!

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a bowl of fiesta corn dip with scoopable Frito chips

You will love this Corn Dip with Fritos

Want to spice up your corn dip for the next game day, potluck, or backyard barbecue? This easy dip recipe is guaranteed to shake up the appetizer game and turn a classic into a serious fan favorite!

What sets this version apart? The answer is super simple: fiesta corn. The diced bell peppers add a pop of color AND a burst of flavor for a truly irresistible scoop!

Combined with the creaminess of sour cream and cream cheese plus the kick from the pepper jack and jalapeños, this dip is downright divine. It’s creamy, flavorful, and it’s got just the right amount of heat.

And, you know I love a good dip like my creamy buffalo chicken dip, easy fruit dip, and tzatziki!

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ingredients needed to make corn dip

Corn Dip Recipe Ingredients

  • Fiesta corn — or a southwest blend
  • Cream cheese
  • Sour cream
  • Pepper jack
  • Cheddar
  • Green chilis — canned
  • Jalapeño — fresh or canned
  • Red onion
  • Green onions

How to Make Corn Dip

A full printable version of this recipe with ingredient measurements is available at the bottom of this post.

STEP ONE: In a large bowl, combine the green chilies, sour cream, and softened cream cheese with a hand mixer. 

STEP TWO: Using a spatula, add in the pepper jack, cheddar cheese, red onion, and jalapeño.

Corn dip being mixed together in a mixing bowl

STEP THREE: Incorporate the fiesta corn into the dip, leaving ¼-½ a cup for additional garnish. 

STEP FOUR: Season with salt and pepper to taste. 

STEP FIVE: Top with green onions and reserved fiesta corn as garnish. 

STEP SIX: Refrigerate for at least an hour to chill or until ready to serve. 

top dip with green onions and chill in fridge

Creamy Corn Dip Variations

  • For a spicier corn dip recipe, include the jalapeño seeds.
  • Add a half cup of black beans and some cilantro to creamy corn dip for extra Tex-Mex flair.
  • Stir in crumbled bacon for that irresistible, smoky, savory flavor.
  • Mix in a can of Rotel for a fun twist on the flavor.
  • Swap in cilantro in place of the green onions for a different taste.
  • For a hot corn dip, cook the dip in the oven at 350 degrees for about 15 to 20 minutes.
scooping up creamy corn dip with frito chip

How to Serve this Easy Corn Dip

Round out your perfect appetizer spread with mango habanero salsa, jalapeño poppers, and crispy air fryer onion rings. Don’t forget the Fritos, tortilla chips, pretzels, veggies, and crackers for dipping!

This easy corn dip is also amazing served over nachos, tacos, or quesadillas

close up of easy corn dip with diced bell peppers

Frito Corn Dip Storage

This corn dip is traditionally served cold, so it works well for leftovers! Simply scoop any extra dip into an airtight container and store it in the refrigerator. 

This dip stays fresh for up to five days, so it’s a great make-ahead option. Plus, the flavors only get better with time as the fiesta corn and other ingredients meld together!

a bowl of fiesta corn dip with scoopable Frito chips

Easy Corn Dip

Samantha Erb
This cold and creamy corn dip recipe is the ultimate appetizer dip, bursting with flavors and ready to be the star of your next party!
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Chill Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 12 servings
Calories 147 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cans fiesta corn (or a southwest/Mexicorn blend) 15 ounces each
  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 8 ounces sour cream
  • 1/2 cup shredded pepper jack
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar
  • 8 ounces green chilies
  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper diced
  • 1/2 red onion diced
  • green onions to garnish
  • Frito chips for serving

Instructions
 

  • In a large bowl, combine the green chilies, sour cream, and softened cream cheese using a hand mixer.
  • Using a spatula, add in the pepper jack, cheddar cheese, red onion, and jalapeno. If a spicier taste is desired, leave the jalapeno seeds. If a mild taste is desired, remove them.
  • Incorporate the fiesta corn into the dip, leaving ¼-½ a cup for additional garnish for color. Taste and season with salt and pepper as desired.
  • Top with green onions as an additional garnish.
  • Refrigerate for at least an hour to chill or until ready to serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 12gCalories: 147kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 4gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 230mgPotassium: 103mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 334IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 99mgIron: 0.2mg

This nutrition information is based on the exact products I used in this recipe. Brands and sizes of products could alter exact nutrition and should always be calculated independently.

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