Little potatoes are an easy game day finger food and the perfect vessel for dipping into your favorite dips! See the notes for prep time for each dip.


Queso Dip:

Prep Time: 5 mins

Cook Time: 25 mins

Makes 2 cups


Beer Cheese Dip:

Prep Time: 5 mins

Cook Time: 15 mins

Makes 2 cups

45 mins
40 mins


  • Small skillet
  • Sheet pan
  • Parchment paper
  • Medium bowl
  • Six-inch casserole dish
  • Medium pot



  • 1.5 lbs Little Potatoes
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 2 Tbsp chives

Queso Dip:

  • 10 oz raw cooking chorizo
  • 1/2 cup onion, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 cup cream cheese, room temperature
  • 2 cups habanero cheddar, grated

Beer Cheese Dip:

  • 3 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp butter
  • 1/3 cup onion, finely diced
  • 12 oz beer
  • 2 cups jalapeño cheese, grated

Ranch Dip:

  • 1/2 cup Ranch dressing
  • 1 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped


  • Make the Potatoes:

    Preheat oven to 425 °F.

  • Step 2

    Melt butter in a small skillet or microwave. On a sheet pan, add all ingredients and coat potatoes well. Place in a single layer on a parchment lined baking sheet.

  • Step 3

    Bake in oven for 30 to 40 minutes. Flip often and baste potatoes.

  • Make the Queso Dip (see notes for prep and cook time):

    Remove casing from chorizo sausage. In a small skillet, over medium heat, brown chorizo.

  • Step 5

    After meat loses the pink color (two minutes), add diced onion and garlic. Continue cooking for approximately eight minutes until crispy, breaking up the meat into small pieces.

  • Step 6

    Remove from heat and set aside.

  • Step 7

    In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese and habanero cheese. Add chorizo mixture and mix well.

  • Step 8

    Transfer mixture into a six-inch casserole dish and set aside. Place into oven when potatoes have 15 minutes cooking time left.

  • Make the Beer Cheese Dip (see notes for prep and cook time):

    In a medium pot, over medium heat, melt butter. Add onion and cook for two minutes stirring often with wooden spoon. Add flour and continue cooking for three minutes until everything is cohesive and looks like wet sand.

  • Step 10

    Reduce heat to medium low, and slowly, add beer, stirring until well combined.

  • Step 11

    Slowly add cheese while continuing to stir. Remove from heat and set aside.

  • Make the Ranch Dip:

    Add your favorite ranch dressing to a bowl and stir in chopped parsley. Make sure the parsley is evenly distributed.

  • Step 13

    Remove Potatoes and Queso Dip from oven. Transfer dips to small bowls and serve.