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Chili Cheese Dip with Pigs in a Blanket

Easy crowd friendly appetizer or tailgate food
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American


  • 1 can 15 oz. Chili without beans, or use 2 cups homemade chili
  • 8 oz Velveeta cheese cubed or 8 oz grated cheddar
  • pigs in a blanket* or warm cocktail sausages or keilbasa sausage pieces
  • celery sticks
  • Frito Scoops or other sturdy corn chip


  • Combine chili and cheese in a sauce pan, crock pot or microwavable dish. Cook until heated through and melted, stirring occasionally. Time will depend on method. Dip takes 60-90 minutes in crock-pot depending on size.
  • Serve with a variety of dippers


*Pigs in a Blanket
crescent roll dough
cocktail sausages {also known as smokies}
Cut each dough triangle into 1/3s and wrap around 1 cocktail sausage. Place on baking sheet {I prefer to line mine with parchment} and bake at 375 until golden, about 12-15 minutes.  Makes 24
Keyword chili cheese dip, easy chili dip, football food, party food, pigs in a blanket, Super Bowl spread