2018 Hot Link Cookoff People’s Choice: Mountain View Jalepeño Cheddar and Cheese Dip


2-3 Jalapenos (For less heat, thoroughly remove the seeds & membranes)

1 – 8 oz. pkg. of Cream Cheese (softened)

¼ cup Real Mayonnaise

1 tsp. Daddy Hinkle’s Onion & Garlic Seasoning

1-2 cups Hiland Mexican Shredded Cheese Blend (shredded)

1 – 4.5 oz. can of Green Chiles

3 or 4 Mountain View Jalapeno Cheddar Sausages (finally chopped)

Chips, Crackers or Bread for dipping


Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Dice two of the jalapenos and slice one (for garnish), set aside. In a bowl, beat the cream cheese, mayo and garlic powder on low until the mixture is smooth and fluffy. Mix in ¾ of the cheese blend, green chilies and diced jalapenos. Finally, stir in the chopped sausages. Pour the mixture into a baking dish and spread into an even layer. Top with the remaining cheese blend and sliced jalapenos.

Bake in the oven for 15-18 minutes or until hot and bubbly. The top will be slightly browned.

Serve hot with chips, crackers or pieces of crusty bread.