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23 Of The Best Cold Dip Recipes

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Table of Contents
  1. 1. Crab Dip 
  2. 2. Key Lime Pie Dip 
  3. 3. Caramel Apple Dip
  4. 4. Beer Dip 
  5. 5. Fry Sauce 
  6. 6. Creamy Green Chili Dip 
  7. 7. Three Ingredient Twix Dip 
  8. 8. Muffuletta Dip 
  9. 9. Mediterranean Layer Dip 
  10. 10. Easy Cherry Dip 
  11. 11. Cookie Dough Apple Dip 
  12. 12. Blackberry Toasted Marshmallow Dip 
  13. 13. Whipped Basil Feta Dip 
  14. 14. Gluten-Free Hummus 
  15. 15. Seven-Layer Dip
  16. 16. Creamy Chipotle Bean Dip 
  17. 17. Three Ingredient Peanut Butter Dip 
  18. 18. Creamy Salsa Dip 
  19. 19. Cranberry Fruit Dip 
  20. 20. French Onion Dip 
  21. 21. Guacamole
  22. 22. Mexican Corn Dip 
  23. 23. Caramel Cheesecake Dip 
  24. Check out more great appetizer ideas perfect for your next party:
  25. Don't miss these 50 Best Party Games For Kids

Do you love dips? We sure do, and we have a great roundup of 23 cold dip recipes for you to try out. Whether you crave crab dip, fry sauce, guacamole, or key lime pie dip, we have a little of everything for you. There are classics like a seven-layer dip and sweet dips like an easy cherry dip or a creamy caramel apple dip. So what are you waiting for? Let’s get to dippin’!

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Crab Dip Appetizer

1. Crab Dip 

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Need the perfect party appetizer? This may be it. Loaded with tender crab meat, a splash of bright cocktail sauce, and a creamy cheese layer with some kick, this cold, and creamy crab dip looks fancy on any table. It’s great for dinner parties, holiday gatherings, and any other celebration. Plus this dip is easy to make in less than 5 minutes with only 5 ingredients.

Key Lime Pie Dip

2. Key Lime Pie Dip 

Achieve the taste of Key Lime Pie without all the fuss. This sweet Key Lime Pie Dip is the answer for any occasion. No crust to make and only a handful of ingredients means this recipe is quick, easy, and inexpensive. You can serve the dip with broken-up graham crackers, fresh-cut fruit, pretzels, or shortbread cookies. Bring this treat to the next party you attend and everyone will be asking for the recipe.

close up shot of a bowl of caramel apple dip topped with caramel, toffee, and white chocolate with sliced apples on the side for dipping

3. Caramel Apple Dip

Homemade caramel apple dip is an indulgent dessert dip made with simple ingredients that can be whipped up in a flash. It’s the best homemade sweet dip to serve with apple slices.

Beer Dip Appetizer

4. Beer Dip 

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Call the gang over for a fun night of watching the game and eating your favorite savory snacks. This Beer Dip is a real crowd-pleaser. Salty with a little bit of kick, it is perfect for tailgate parties, game nights, or just a fun night with friends. It’s made with a tasty mixture of softened cream cheese, shredded cheddar cheese, a splash of beer, and ranch seasonings. Oh, and it pairs well with beer!

Fry Sauce Dip

5. Fry Sauce 

It’s time to start planning menus and décor for all your upcoming game parties. Whether you like to host a big bash, go to someone else’s house, or just stay home with your cozy bunch, you can use this homemade fry sauce. It’s hard to improve on the delicious taste of fries and onion rings, but this recipe for fry sauce is a must-make dip that may just wow you. You can whip up your own batch in minutes.

Creamy Green Chile Dip

6. Creamy Green Chili Dip 

Does your family like Mexican or Tex-Mex food? Not that you ever really need a reason to serve up your favorite Tex-Mex dishes. This year be sure to add this creamy green chili dip to the menu. Creamy and delicious with just the right amount of kick heat, this dip is sure to be a huge hit with your family and friends.

Three Ingredient Twix Dip

7. Three Ingredient Twix Dip 

This Three Ingredient Twix Dip may just be the star of your refreshment table. It is so unbelievably easy to make and can easily be made ahead of time and stored in the fridge for later. Just throw it together before your party or BBQ, set it out and watch it disappear. 

Muffuletta Dip

8. Muffuletta Dip 

If you are new to the Muffuletta Dip phenomenon, you have to try this amazing recipe that is especially great served on an Italian dinner night. Creamy Muffuletta Dip is filled with tangy olives, minced garlic, and smokey roasted red peppers all in a delectable cream cheese base. Not only is this a fantastic dip, it can also be a delicious sandwich spread.

Mediterranean Layered Dip

9. Mediterranean Layer Dip 

This layered Mediterranean dip is totally the star of the show whenever it is served. A great party dip, it is versatile enough that you can serve it with crackers, chips, bread, or even vegetables. We suggest serving with fresh cut-up vegetables but think it would be a hit with just about anything.

10. Easy Cherry Dip 

Cherry lovers rejoice. This Easy Cherry Dip can be prepped in 5 minutes or less, making it the perfect appetizer for serving up at gatherings like bridal showers and birthday parties. It’s filled with delicious flavors including tangy crushed pineapple, sweet cherry pie filling, rich sweetened condensed milk, and fluffy cool whip whipped topping. Serve with graham crackers for a tasty treat.

Cookie Dough Apple Dip

The perfect combination of tart, creamy and sweet – this cookie dough apple dip is one recipe that guests will ask you for time and time again. It has a cream cheese base but is made super dippable and just the right amount of sweet to keep you dipping apples all night. This is a fun treat for a party or for entertaining guests.

Blackberry Toasted Marshmallow Dip

12. Blackberry Toasted Marshmallow Dip 

Create the perfect sweet and salty palate-pleasing experience by pairing this Blackberry Toasted Marshmallow Dip with Triscuit crackers. Fresh blackberries are mixed with cream cheese, and toasted marshmallow fluff then served with Triscuit crackers. It’s a unique and fun appetizer that guests are sure to love.

Whipped Basil Feta Dip

13. Whipped Basil Feta Dip 

Two minutes is all the time you’ll need to make up a batch of this Whipped Basil Feta Dip. This is a dip that is perfect for bringing to potlucks or parties, serving as an appetizer at a get-together, or just eating at home when you are craving some delicious dip. Enjoy with lightly toasted baguette slices, pretzel chips, pretzel rods, and fresh cut-up veggie sticks. We guarantee it won’t last long.

Gluten Free Hummus

14. Gluten-Free Hummus 

Hummus is a go-to snack because it is totally delicious and so versatile. This easy-to-make Gluten Free Hummus recipe makes for a perfect healthy snack. It’s delicious in its traditional form or you can spice it up with the addition of some sun-dried tomatoes and jalapeno peppers. Serve it up with your favorite crackers, pita chips, or veggies.

Seven Layer Dip

15. Seven-Layer Dip

A classic chip dip for any occasion you can think of, the Seven Layer Dip is always a party favorite. Seven savory layers are made with hearty ingredients including refried beans, avocados, sour cream, cheese, olives, onions, and tomatoes. Enjoy all of those flavors with a big scoop on a tortilla chip and you are in snack-time heaven.

Creamy Chipotle Bean Dip

16. Creamy Chipotle Bean Dip 

Need an easy-to-make recipe that is also a crowd-pleaser? This Creamy Chipotle Bean Dip definitely foots the bill. It combines cream cheese, refried beans, chipotle chiles, and a hint of pepper jack cheese. It’s super easy to make with minimal ingredients. Heat up or serve cold – both are great options. If you do heat it in the oven, add a layer of pepper jack cheese to the top, because you really can’t go wrong with more cheese.

Three Ingredient Peanut Butter Dip

17. Three Ingredient Peanut Butter Dip 

Searching for a quick and easy dip to go with fruit or crackers that almost everyone will love? Look no further than this Three Ingredient Peanut Butter Dip. It is so yummy both kids and adults will polish it off in the blink of an eye. Plus with only 3 ingredients, you can put it together in just a few moments.

.Creamy Salsa Dip

18. Creamy Salsa Dip 

It doesn’t get any easier than a two-ingredient dip recipe. Salsa and cream cheese are all you need to make this Creamy Salsa Dip. Just throw the ingredients together, scoop the dip into a serving bowl, and add some tortilla chips for an instant appetizer. Especially great for those days you want to want to bring something to a party but don’t have much time.

Cranberry Fruit Dip

19. Cranberry Fruit Dip 

This Cranberry Fruit Dip has an amazing cheesecake-like flavor and is a definite crowd-pleaser at parties. Cream Cheese and Marshmallow cream are blended with cranberries for a fresh take on a delicious party favorite. Not only is this dip great on a large variety of fruits but also on salty pretzels or graham crackers, yum.

French Onion Dip

20. French Onion Dip 

This made-from-scratch French Onion Dip uses fresh, real ingredients that you probably have at home. A few additional flavor-packed spices and herbs like turmeric, celery seed, and dried parsley give the dip that flavor punch. There is just something about the crunch of the salty potato chip and that creamy, onion-ey flavor of the dip that keeps guests coming back for more. Guacamole

21. Guacamole

If you’ve never made guacamole at home or never tried it before, this recipe includes everything you need to know to make the perfect guac. Fresh ingredients and the perfect balance of flavors come together in this simple recipe that is great for snacking or as a side to your favorite Mexican dishes. Grab a bag of tortilla chips and enjoy!

Corn Dip

22. Mexican Corn Dip 

This Mexican Style Corn Dip makes for the perfect party snack and can be ready in just 15 minutes. Plus, it is a great way to use up leftover ingredients. Sweet yellow corn, green onions, mayonnaise, and plenty of shredded cheese get combined and served with crunchy tortilla chips. Makes for a perfect party snack when you kick it up a notch with some fresh jalapenos.


23. Caramel Cheesecake Dip 

What’s better than cheesecake dip? Caramel Cheesecake Dip! Sweet and fluffy, this cheesecake dip is topped with a layer of caramel. If you’ve ever made cheesecake dip before, you know it’s super easy. There is only one really important thing to remember: room temperature. Simply mix it with an electric mixer and then layer the cream cheese dip in a bowl with some caramel sauce.

Check out more great appetizer ideas perfect for your next party:

Don’t miss these 50 Best Party Games For Kids

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