The secret to hosting a great party is finding the dishes that will amaze and impress everyone but still allow you to enjoy the festivities. Enter Easy Bean Dip: all it requires you to do is to mix, pour, and bake it. The result? A spicy, cheesy, zesty, hearty dip with plenty of creaminess and heartwarming bean flavor. People will crowd around the table with tortilla chips at the ready to get another dip into Easy Bean Dip. Good times have never been so simple!


  • 16 ounces of refried beans
  • 1 cup Picante sauce
  • 1 cup pepper jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 jalapeño, stems and seeds removed, finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 green onions, optional, chopped, for garnish
  • tortilla chips, optional, for serving


Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Step 2 –In a large bowl, combine the refried beans, Picante sauce, pepper jack cheese, cheddar cheese, sour cream, cream cheese, jalapeño, chili powder, and cumin.

Step 3 –Mix the bean mixture with a hand mixer until combined.

Step 4 –Pour the mixture into a square baking dish or a large oven-safe skillet.

Step 5 –Bake until bubbly and hot, about 25-30 minutes.

Step 6 –Sprinkle with green onions and serve with tortilla chips.