Dips Recipes

Whether you are looking to elevate your favorite chips, chicken wings, or crudite platter, pair them with these tasty and versatile dips! Fit for a personal snack, game day gathering, or a whole host of themed parties, you're bound to find exactly what suits the occasion.

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Easy Creamed Spinach

Rating: 3.5 stars 488
Our take on the classic creamed spinach side dish uses fresh spinach and cream cheese as a thickener. It's a crowd pleasing recipe that's popular with both young and old.

Hot Spinach Dip

Rating: 3 stars 2587
This rich, creamy dish makes the perfect party dip. Otherwise, you might devour it all yourself.

Jalapeño Popper Dip

Taking a cue from the creamy, spicy flavors of jalapeño poppers, this dip is sinfully good and blissfully easy. Just mix a few of the roasted chiles with room-temperature cream cheese, cheddar cheese, sour cream, garlic powder, and drained jarred pimientos, then slide it all into the oven until the casserole dish bubbles.

8-Layer Dip

Rating: 3.5 stars 368
You will love every layer of our crunchy, creamy dip. It's great for summer entertaining and game-day parties.

Guacamole Hummus

Rating: 3.5 stars 256
Can't decide between hummus and guacamole? This recipe, courtesy of Catherine Teniente from San Antonio, Texas, allows you to have it both ways in this bright, creamy dip.

Smoked Salmon Dip with Bagel Chips

Rating: 3.5 stars 337
This dip is what bagels dream about. With a kick of horseradish, this smoked salmon dip packs all the flavors of your favorite New York deli in to one bite.

Roasted Red Pepper and Walnut Dip

Rating: 3.5 stars 118
For best results, make this dip a day ahead to let the flavors mellow and blend. Serve with toasted pita triangles.

Slow-Cooker Queso

On gameday, queso is an undisputed MVP but it often loses steam (and silkiness) by halftime. To combat the cooldown issue, this recipe calls for making the queso in a slow cooker, which you can keep plugged in to maintain cheesy, melty bliss through the final drive.

Hot Crab Dip

Rating: 3 stars 143
Satisfy hungry holiday guests with this mouthwatering crab dip from chef Emeril Lagasse's "Emeril's Potluck" cookbook. Also try:Corn Cakes with Christmas Caviar

Loaded Baked-Potato Dip

Everything you love about a loaded baked potato in one addictive appetizer! The classic toppings of sour cream, scallions, bacon, and cheddar form a stellar dip for potato chips. Serve the winning combo at your next Super Bowl party.

Ham-and-Spinach Dip

This recipe calls for Black Forest ham, but feel free to get creative and substitute serrano, prosciutto, or your favorite. Also, use frozen spinachin lieu of fresh, because it's equally yummy and a huge time-saver.

Guacamole Without Tomatoes

No tomatoes here! Just creamy avocados amped up with lime juice, onion, jalapeno, and cilantro.

Inspiration and Ideas

Ultimate Dip Recipes Perfect for Any Gathering
Don't underestimate these party-pleasers because they're so easy. They pair well with everything from chips and crackers to crudites and crostinis. Just as guests tend to gather in the kitchen, they'll quickly gravitate toward these delicious dips.
Our Best Dipping Sauces for Dunking Everything from Vegetables to Slices of Bread
Made with minimal ingredients and prep work, these dipping sauces pair well with everything from chips and crackers to crudités and crostini.
Loaded Potato Bites

Think of this finger food as mini loaded baked potatoes. Peewee potatoes are boiled, smashed, and roasted until crispy and golden, then finished with a flavorful mix of all your favorite toppings: sour cream, scallions, bacon, and cheddar. They're just the thing for an Oscar-night or Super Bowl party.