Cream cheese is a delicious and versatile ingredient. It goes in all kinds of different recipes, anything from smoked salmon and bagels to pasta recipes, cheesecakes and there are also some great cream cheese dips for this ingredient to star in. Whether you serve your dips with crackers, bread, pretzels, or vegetable crudites, you simply can’t go wrong with any of these amazing cream cheese based dips!
Smoked Cream Cheese
Have you heard about the viral Tik Tok recipe for smoked cream cheese? 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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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 veggies that make the dip fresh and flavourful.
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Slow Cooker Spicy Corn And Jalapeño Cheese Dip
This spicy corn and jalapeño cream cheese dip makes great party food. You can whip up this dip in the crockpot and make it as spicy (or not) as you choose. This slow cooker dip recipe will surely be a big hit at any gathering!
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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 to entertain! This hot artichoke dip made with cream cheese is best enjoyed with toasted baguette slices, chips, crackers, or veggie crudités.
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Smoked Gouda Bacon Cheddar Cheese Dip For Pretzels
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 dip is made with smoked gouda, cheddar, and cream cheese, along with other flavourful ingredients. It’s quick and easy to make and tastes much fresher and better than any store-bought dip for pretzels.
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Disney Sugar Cookies With Cream Cheese Sprinkle Dip
These Disney cookies with a cream cheese sprinkle dip are a treat for kids and adults with a sweet tooth! They are easy to make and perfect for Disney marathons. Double the recipe because these cookies with a Funfetti Dunkaroo dip disappear fast – really fast!
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Hot Crab Dip
Appetizers are the best part of parties, and they are easy to make and so much fun to eat. This Hot Crab Dip is a crowd favorite. Cream cheese, crab, some Tabasco for a kick, combined and baked in the oven for 30 minutes – quick and simple!
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Pizza Roll Skillet Dip
Hosting a sports watch party? Once you’ve grabbed all of your favorite homegating items for game day, it’s time to make this awesome cream cheese-based dip – Game Day Pizza Roll Skillet Dip. All you’ll need is a couple of simple ingredients, a skillet, and as many crackers and crudites as you want!
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This delicious Fruit Dip is a perfect addition to any fresh fruit platter or dessert tray. With just a few ingredients, including cream cheese and marshmallow fluff, you can make this smooth and creamy dip that everyone will love!
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Whipped Lemon Feta Dip
One quick warning about this lemon feta dip – it’s slightly addicting! Whipped feta dip is a fluffy spread made of feta and cream cheeses along with some flavor boosters like lemon juice and zest, garlic, and olive oil. Serve up the feta cheese dip with plenty of pita chips, veggies, and some kalamata olives on the side.
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Smoked Salmon Dip with Dill and Capers
This smoked salmon dip made with cream cheese will make you a hit among your guests! The dip is easy to prepare using only seven ingredients and five minutes of your time.
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Hormel Chili Cheese Dip
Have a big game coming up? This Hormel chili cheese dip is the perfect appetizer! You can make this chili cream cheese dip in just a few minutes of prep and a few minutes of heat. This hot chili cheese dip recipe is comprised of layers of cream cheese, Hormel chili (or your favorite homemade chili, chili con carne, or canned chili), and shredded cheese.
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Chicken And Cream Cheese Dip
A little bit of chicken, some flavorful ingredients, a couple of minutes, and you’ll be serving this creamy chicken and cream cheese dip that your guests will love. Be amazed at how great this dip tastes and all the ways you can serve it and dress it up.
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This cream cheese-based chorizo dip is spicy, gooey, and melt-in-your-mouth delicious. Serve it up with tortilla chips or crackers to enjoy your new favorite appetizer!
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Crack Corn Dip
This drool-worthy crack corn dip recipe is loaded with cream cheese, corn, bacon, cheddar cheese, and jalapenos. Serve with corn chips or crackers for the ultimate game day appetizer or party dip!
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Avocado dip is a versatile dip that everyone enjoys. You can use this cream cheese and avocado dip recipe with various things such as vegetable sticks, crackers, bread, prawns, fish, chips and even nachos.
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Blue Cheese Dip
This blue cheese dip requires only 3 ingredients: blue cheese, yogurt, and cream cheese. Mix them all together and serve with vegetable crudités and crackers. A great recipe when you’re in a rush!
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Ready to add some flavor to your next gathering? This creamy, irresistible shrimp dip recipe is bound to be a showstopper. It’s the abundance of shrimp, cream cheese, and zest that will make you swoon with delight. Whip up this delicious dip for your guests and watch it disappear in minutes.
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Pepperoni Pizza Dip
Get ready to indulge in this pepperoni pizza dip, your new favorite appetizer! From the savory pepperoni to the rich cream cheese and marinara sauce combination, this pizza dip has it all. Serve it with corn chips, pita chips, crackers, or bread sticks for maximum satisfaction.
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Cherry Cheesecake Dip
This four-ingredient cherry cheesecake dip is light, fluffy, and so delicious! Serve this cream cheese-based dip with graham crackers and cookies for a fun appetizer or dessert!
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This cannoli dip is a blend of sweet Italian cheeses or cream cheese, sugar, and chocolate chips, all blended together to make a creamy dip that tastes just like the inside of a cannoli. Serve your dip with graham crackers, cookies, cannoli shells and fruit, then watch the rave reviews roll in.
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Cookie Dough Dip
This cream cheese cookie dough dip tastes like chocolate chip cookies, but is egg-free and flour-free making it totally safe to eat! Serve your cookie dough dip with graham crackers, vanilla wafers, and fruit for a fun and unexpected snack or dessert.
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Caramelized Onion Dip
Caramelized onion dip is the perfect accompaniment to your favorite potato chips, veggies, pretzel sticks, and more. Make a batch of this cream cheese onion dip for game day, a party, or just because!
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Tuna Pate Recipe
This homemade tuna pate is made with cream cheese, black pepper, salt, garlic and chives. It is incredibly easy to make and takes only 10 minutes!
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Honey Whipped Goat Cheese
Super creamy and fluffy, this honey whipped goat cheese is a delicious dip and appetizer that takes just five minutes to put together. The dip is a blank canvas for you to play around and experiment with, and has subtle sweet, tangy, and savory flavors that you’ll fall in love with. The best part is, it takes just a few simple ingredients (including cream cheese) and minimal kitchen tools and effort to put this dish together.
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