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Kansas City BBQ Chili Dip

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Elevate your game day celebration with our Kansas City BBQ Chili Dip—featuring HORMEL® Chili No Beans, cubes of pasteurized prepared cheese, and a savory blend of burnt ends. Infused with a mix of cayenne, chili powder, cumin, and a touch of salt, this dip boasts a bold flavor profile. Finish with a drizzle of barbeque sauce, sprinkle of green onions, and serve as the star attraction for any gathering.

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1 (15-ounce) can HORMEL® Chili No Beans
1 (1-pound) package pasteurized prepared cheese product, cut into 1-inch cubes
1½ cups burnt ends, divided
¼ cup water
1 teaspoon cayenne
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ cup barbeque sauce
¼ cup green onions


  1. In medium microwave-safe bowl, stir together chili, cheese product, ¾ cup burnt ends, water, cayenne, chili powder, cumin, and salt; cover. Microwave on HIGH 4 to 5 minutes or until hot and cheese is melted, stirring once.

  2. Garnish with remaining burnt ends, barbecue sauce and green onions.