Copycat Chili’s Skillet Queso Recipe

Our copycat Chili's Skillet Queso recipe is made without Velveeta. It is an easy crowd pleasing chili cheese sauce that is sure to become your go-to dip recipe.

With my step-by-step instructions you will be able to make a super easy semi homemade version of this restaurant favorite.


Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, add flour and cook for 1 minute stirring constantly.


Pour in milk and continue to cook, whisking constantly until the mixture thickens, usually 2-3 minutes.


Add the cheese and stir constantly until the cheese melts, about 4-5 minutes.


Stir in chili and cook until heated through, stirring often, about 5 minutes.


Serve immediately with your favorite tortilla chips or corn chips.


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