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.
Inspiration and Ideas
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.Read More
All Dips Recipes
Rating: 3.05 stars
Nothing pleases party guests like a hot artichoke dip. We upgraded our recipe by adding extra veggies and subtracting the extra fat so you can scoop up this indulgence guilt-free.
Spinach Dip 2.0
Rating: 3.09 stars
For a lighter, healthier take on the creamy, cheesy classic, try this update made with ricotta. The savory spread makes an excellent Thanksgiving starter.
Smoked Salmon Dip with Bagel Chips
Rating: 3.62 stars
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.
Rose's Baked Artichoke Hearts
Rating: 3.21 stars
Martha Stewart Living editor Lucinda Scala Quinn shares her recipe for baked artichoke hearts.
Artichoke Dip with Fontina
Rating: 3.15 stars
Everyone loves this warm, cheesy dip, especially when it's served with crunchy pita chips.
Guacamole Without Tomatoes
No tomatoes here! Just creamy avocados amped up with lime juice, onion, jalapeno, and cilantro.
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.
Creamy Broccoli-Spinach Dip
A classic dip gets a wake-up call when fresh broccoli florets are swapped in for canned artichokes. And since this version is served at room temperature, you don't even have to turn on the oven!
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.
Baked Feta-Marinara Dip
Doctor homemade or store-bought marinara with smoky piquillo peppers and tangy feta cheese for an irresistible dip that comes together in a flash. Serve with plenty of crostini to sop up every last bit of sauce.
Baked Clam Dip
This hot seafood dip, served with potato chips, is an ode to the salt spray of the New England coast.
Test Kitchen's Favorite Buffalo Wings
The secret to impossibly crisp skin and juicy meat? Coating the wings in cornstarch and frying twice, first at a low temperature and again at a high temperature. You can make the accompanying blue cheese dipping sauce a day in advance.
Sweet Onion Dip
Rating: 3.65 stars
Skip the prefab dips in the market; this homemade version calls for caramelized Vidalia onions and reduced-fat sour cream and cream cheese for all the flavor you love with less guilt.
Guacamole for Nachos
Rating: 2.89 stars
Guacamole is at its best when freshly made. With just a handful of ingredients, this is easily done.
Greek Layer Dip
Serve this zesty Mediterranean spin on traditional seven-layer dip with pita chips for a delightful party starter.
Warm Fennel-and-Parmesan Dip
Rating: 3.62 stars
A warm, golden dip always tempts guests to dig in. This one uses Parmesan cheese to season caramelized fennel and garlic.
Spinach, Bacon, and Onion Dip
Rating: 3.62 stars
Spinach, bacon, and onion make a flavorful match in this cheesy dip. Serve with crostini or pita chips and pair with a seasonal cocktail or two. This festive combination, great for company, might become a new holiday tradition.
Taco Truck-Style Guacamole
The acid in the tomatillos will keep your guacamole bright green even if not serving right away.