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Looking for the perfect dip recipes for your next party or get-together? Look no further! This roundup features 25 of the most delicious, easy dip recipes for entertaining that are sure to be a hit with everyone.
From classic dips like guacamole and hummus to more unique creations like bacon ranch dip and buffalo chicken dip recipes for chips, there’s something for everyone on this list. And with a variety of flavors and textures to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect dip to complement your favorite snacks and finger foods.
In addition to being delicious, these dip recipes are also easy to make, making them perfect for even the most inexperienced cooks. Plus, many of them can be made ahead of time, so you can relax and enjoy your party without having to worry about cooking.
They’re delicious: These dips are all packed with flavor, and they’re sure to please even the pickiest eaters.
Easy to make: Most of these dips can be made in 30 minutes or less, so you won’t have to spend hours in the kitchen before your guests arrive.
Versatile: Dips can be served with a variety of different dippers, so you can customize them to your liking, as dip recipes for chips, pretzels, or veggies.
Perfect for any occasion: Dips are great for parties, potlucks, game day, holidays, and more.
Entertain In Style With These Easy Dip Recipes
Great serving options for dips, spreads, and salsas include:
Chips: Chips are always a popular choice for dipping. Try serving your dip with tortilla chips, pita chips, or even pretzels.
Vegetables: Vegetables are a healthy and delicious option for dipping. Try serving your dip with carrots, celery, cucumbers, or even broccoli florets.
Crackers: Crackers are another classic option for dipping. Try serving your dip with crackers, breadsticks, or even crostini.
A creamy, velvety smooth spread garnished with pine nuts, and Aleppo pepper flakes, then drizzled with olive oil. This authentic Lebanese hummus is perfect for spreading on pita bread or as a dip for veggies.
This Baba Ganoush is a traditional Lebanese recipe. It is a creamy and flavorful eggplant dip that makes a healthy side dish or appetizer.
Roasting the eggplant in the oven frees you up to prep the other ingredients. However, if you want a smokier flavor, light a fire on the grill and char the eggplant over open flames. The second option requires a bit more patience and hands-on time. Either method will give you delicious results.
Pineapple mango salsa is fast and easy to make. It has the perfect blend of sweet, spicy, and tangy flavors that goes with just about everything. It especially makes a great complement to fish, pork, and chicken but can also be used as a dip or topping for tacos, nachos, and salads.
Using a molcajete or mortar and pestle will give you the best guacamole you have ever had. Smashing the ingredients releases the natural oils and flavors in a way that you just can’t achieve by chopping with a knife.
This is guacamole done right, and it doesn't take a lot of ingredients. If you have ever had tableside guacamole at a restaurant, this is how they make it!
If you don't have a molcajete, simply use a mortar and pestle instead. If it isn't large enough to hold all the ingredients, no problem! Make a paste from the onions and herbs, then transfer it to a bowl and mash it with the avocados.
The smoky taste from liquid smoke, smoky bits of bacon and smoked paprika are combined with cheddar cheese and beans to make this hot smoky bacon bean dip. This easy bean dip will take about ten minutes to put together and another 20-minute to bake it to bubbly hot.
Labne (also known as labneh) is strained yogurt that is much thicker than Greek yogurt and almost as thick as American cream cheese. This cheese-like yogurt is a popular Middle Eastern dish that is used as a dip or a spread. It has fewer calories and more protein than cream cheese and has a luxuriously rich, creamy texture.
Top it with a drizzle of olive oil, a sprinkle of Za'atar, fresh herbs, and a pinch of red pepper flakes for a wonderful appetizer.
French onion soup dip is always a favorite at parties. This version is ultra-creamy and thick thanks to the addition of cream cheese. We used our homemade onion soup mix for a healthier, low sodium and gluten-free version but you can use a store-bought packet of onion soup mix just as easily.
This luscious spread of roasted eggplant is perfect for a party dip or even a sandwich spread. It makes the perfect healthy addition to the party and will please everyone. It is gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian, and low in carbs. All the bases are covered with this one.
Smoked Gouda Chip Dip is the perfect party appetizer. It's thick and creamy, with a strong smoky flavor from the Gouda cheese. The bacon gives it a delicious salty crunch. This dip is sure to be a hit at your next get-together!
This whipped ricotta dip is an easy appetizer to make for any party or gathering. It requires just a few simple ingredients and can be whipped up in no time at all. Top the creamy ricotta with olive oil, honey, and a sprinkle of freshly chopped herbs. Serve it with crunchy garlic toast or crackers, and you’ll have a crowd-pleasing appetizer that everyone will love.
This highly seasoned Slovakian cheese spread is best if you make it 8 hours in advance to give the flavors time to intensify. It is perfect for bagels and crackers but also gives sandwiches a special twist.
This smooth, creamy Roasted Garlic Spread is addictive! Roasting garlic magically transforms the flavor into a nutty, mellow flavor. Spread it on toasted baguette slices for a quick and easy appetizer.
Black garlic has a rich, sweet flavor that makes anything just a bit more gourmet. We used balsamic vinegar to bring out the flavor of balsamic that the black garlic has.
Due to the black garlic, this aioli tends to break a bit easier than traditional aioli. Read the notes if you need to troubleshoot.
So what are you waiting for?
These dip recipes are easy to make, and will make any event you serve them even more memorable. Here’s some great entertaining ideas to serve these dip recipes for chips, crackers, or veggies with:
Game Day: Dips are a great way to feed a crowd on game day. They’re easy to eat with your hands, and they’re perfect for dipping chips, vegetables, or even pretzels.
Holidays: Dips are also a popular choice for holidays like Super Bowl Sunday, Christmas, and Thanksgiving. They’re a great way to get everyone together and enjoy some good food.
Entertaining: Dips are perfect for any type of gathering, whether it’s a small get-together with friends or a big party. They’re always a crowd pleaser, and they’re sure to make your next event a success.
These 25 dip recipes are sure to be welcome by everyone at your next party or gathering. They’re delicious, easy to make, and versatile, so you can customize them to your liking. So what are you waiting for? Start planning your next event and be sure to include one of these dip recipes!
Cover dips. Dips should be covered to prevent insects and other contaminants from getting into them. This can be done with plastic wrap, aluminum foil, or a lid.
Use separate utensils for serving and dipping. This will help prevent cross-contamination between the dip and other foods. Use a spoon or spatula to serve the dip, and then use a clean fork or toothpick to dip your food into the dip.
Discard any leftover dip.Dip that has been left out at room temperature for more than two hours should be discarded. This is because bacteria can grow rapidly in warm temperatures, and eating spoiled dip can cause food poisoning.
Hi, I’m Kelly! and I have a love affair with herbs & spices! I’m all about creating easy, delicious, and budget friendly meals that have three aspects: flavor, aroma, and texture. You can see my recipes at my Smells Like Delish blog. →