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Spicy Three-Cheese Dip

If time permits, make this a day or two in advance; it gets even better as the flavors meld.

  • prep: 15 mins
    total time: 1 hour 15 mins
  • servings: 8
Photography: Johnny Miller




  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 8 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, coarsely grated
  • 4 ounces Monterey Jack cheese, coarsely grated


  1. Step 1

    Beat together mayonnaise, cream cheese, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, horseradish, paprika, and cayenne with a mixer on medium speed until smooth, about 2 minutes.

  2. Step 2

    Stir in cheeses until well combined. Refrigerate until cold, at least 1 hour and up to 3 days.

Martha Stewart Living, July 2012



Reviews (1)

  • crclk14 14 Nov, 2012

    This dip was delicious! The horseradish gives it a nice kick. I served it with Ritz crackers. Yum!