Having plenty of delicious dip recipes up your sleeve means you can whip up the tastiest dipping sauces for all your favorite dippers. Whether you prefer to dip bread, crackers, chips, veggies, or something else, there is no shortage of dips to choose from. Dips are a crucial part of every snack table and there are lots of different ones you can choose from, some of which are spicy while others are sweet, creamy or just about any way you can imagine. A trio of dips plus a bowl of chips makes a classic snack or appetizer nobody can resist.
Smoked Gouda Bacon Cheddar Cheese Dip
Smoked gouda bacon cheddar cheese dip pairs beautifully with pretzels. So if you’re looking for the best pretzel cheese sauce recipe, look no further. This cheese dipping sauce is made with smoked gouda, cheddar and cream cheese, along with other flavourful ingredients.
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Roasted Red Pepper Cream Cheese Dip
Although most grocery stores carry sweet pepper dip and other dipping options, this homemade roasted red pepper cream cheese dip is well worth the effort. It’s a Mediterranean-inspired dip with bell peppers, basil, garlic, shallot, and more.
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Tomatillo Red Chili Salsa – Copycat Chipotle
Make your own fresh tomatillo red chili salsa with this easy copycat Chipotle recipe that’s perfect as a snack or appetizer with chips or crackers, and goes great with steak, chicken, or any south of the border inspired meal.
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Avocado Herb Green Goddess Dip
Whether you want to dip veggie sticks, melba toast, chips, crackers, or something else, this avocado herb green goddess dip is really good. Pair it with a vegetable board or charcuterie platter and enjoy the fresh flavours in every mouthful.
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Smoked Cream Cheese Dip
It’s one of the best smoked appetizer ideas you can make with a pellet grill or Traeger smoker. Find out how to smoke cheese and get ready for this brand new jalapeno and cheese flavour experience with this tasty appetizer dip.
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5 Layer Bean Dip
This Mexican layered dip with ground beef is a crowd-pleasing appetizer that can be enjoyed on any occasion. Its layers of pinto beans, ground beef, tequila lime sour cream, pico de gallo, and cheese make it a flavorful and satisfying treat.
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Dirty Martini Dip Recipe
If you’re looking for a dip recipe that’s creamy, tasty and pairs beautifully with any kind of dippers from pita chips to crackers, consider this dirty martini dip. Contrary to the name, it’s alcohol free, and it gets its moniker from the inclusion of stuffed olives, like you’d find in the classic cocktail.
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Roasted Red Pepper Dip
This easy Roasted Red Pepper Dip is perfect for the busy holiday season. It’s so easy to make and sure to be a crowd pleaser. Add this to your list of favorite dip recipes!
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Smoked Salmon Dip
This is the BEST smoked salmon dip recipe with cream cheese! Mix up this spread that’s nice enough for entertaining with just five ingredients.
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Hot Crab Dip
Cheesy Hot Crab Dip is made with lump crab meat, mayonnaise, cheese, onion, and more for the perfect appetizer. Everyone raves about it and asks for the recipe.
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The only spicy, chunky guacamole recipe you’ll ever need. It uses just six ingredients but has a secret tip to make sure the flavors are evenly dispersed and irresistible!
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This is a unique creamed spinach inspired by Spinach Maria, a spicy version from Tennessee. This easy recipe uses three types of cheese and comes together in just 30 minutes! Add this one to your list of the best dip recipes.
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Herbed Cottage Cheese Dip
This whipped cottage cheese dip with tons of herbs and garlic is perfect for dipping veggies or chips in or spreading on crackers and just takes a few minutes to make. So tasty it will convert even cottage-cheese haters!
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Quick Spicy Feta Dip
This spicy feta dip, based on the wonderful Greek dish of tirokafteri (also called ktipiti), is definitely my favorite vegetarian dip. Just a handful of ingredients a food processor and moments later WOW – thick luscious creamy spicy goodness.
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Air Fryer Jalapeno Popper Dip
Warm, gooey, and cheesy jalapeno popper dip is always a hit at parties! This air fryer version is so easy to make and even healthier than the oven-baked version. You’ll love how crispy the jalapenos get in the air fryer!
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Air Fryer Mexican Corn Dip
Warm weather is the perfect time to break out the air fryer and make some delicious Mexican corn dip! This recipe is easy to follow and perfect for a party or game day. Plus, it’s a great way to use up leftover corn from dinner. So get your air fryer ready and enjoy this tasty dip!
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Made with just a few simple ingredients, including ground beef, Rotel tomatoes, and creamy Velveeta cheese, this dip is quick to prepare and perfect for serving with tortilla chips or crackers.
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Smooth & Creamy Hummus
This smooth and creamy hummus takes just 5 minutes to make! Serve with pita, crackers, or veggies for a tasty appetizer. This dip is also delicious spread on a sandwich, served with falafel or kofta, or as an addition to a grain bowl. It’s a quick and easy dip that everyone will love!
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French Onion Dip
This ultimate easy homemade French Onion Dip will make your next party an event to remember. A creamy, tangy base and deliciously sweet caramelized onions result in rich flavors that never disappoint.
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Baked Artichoke Dip
This baked artichoke dip is quick and easy to throw together. It’s perfect when you have last minute guests show up! I love making this hot artichoke appetizer and enjoying it with toasted baguette slices, chips, crackers, or veggie crudités.
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This chunky guacamole recipe is a delicious and easy-to-make dish that can be customized to suit your taste preferences. Made with avocados, tomatoes, green onions, chilies, lime juice, and cilantro, it is a perfect addition to any meal.
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Easy Pink Beetroot Hummus
This healthy and colorful appetizer is a nice change from a classic hummus recipe. Roasted beets and tahini are the star ingredients of this easy pink beetroot hummus recipe. This homemade hummus is one of the best dip recipes ever!
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