Throwing a party soon? Let me share a few of our favorite easy party dip recipes. From sweet dessert dips to savory dips perfect for dipping chips or crackers. Find homemade dip ideas that only need a few minutes of prep time or a nice slow cooker dip that is served hot. You're sure to find something to love!
These easy dip recipes are perfect for last-minute appetizers you need to whip up for a potluck or to serve the guests at your home. And if you have a sweet tooth then you will appreciate the decadent dessert dip ideas in the list as well. Grab your favorite serving bowl and sides, and whip up for the Super Bowl Sunday, game day events, upcoming parties, family gatherings, or a treat for movie night at home.
You will find a ton of easy dip recipe ideas that are a mix of flavors and simple ingredients needed. But the thing all these dips have in common is they are all going to win over a crowd with a single bite. So, get to scrolling and find your new creamy dip to try out.
Best Dips for a Party
Sometimes the appetizers are what people remember most after a party. The sinfully delicious flavors can steal the show of the evening for sure. So if you want some show-stopping party food dips, then here you go.
1. Hot Corn Dip
Hot Corn Dip from Juggling Act Mama
This hot corn dip gets a lot of attention. You have a hot dip that is ultra creamy and savory and a hint of sweetness from the corn. Pair your corn dip with celery sticks, carrot sticks, or even some sliced bread or even crackers or chips.
And if you love cheesy corn recipes, be sure to check out our cowboy corn casserole (which you could also serve as a dip)!
2. Spinach Dip with Garlic Roll Dippers
Spinach Dip from Juggling Act Mama
This spinach dip has a creamy and cheesy dip in the center studded with cheese galore and spinach in each bite. Then the outside are dinner rolls that you simply pull off, and dip in the hot dip. It is baked in a cast iron skillet and offers a fun presentation value.
You might also like this cheesy bacon spinach dip from Bread Booze Bacon.
3. Layered Taco Salad Dip
Layered Taco Salad Dip from Juggling Act Mama
Refried beans, sour cream, taco seasoning, shredded cheddar cheese and more come together in this Tex-Mex dip. This is a cold dip that you serve with tortilla chips, corn chips or fresh veggies for dipping.
You could even serve this with homemade guacamole on the side.
4. Hot Crab Dip
Hot Crab Dip from The Suburban Soapbox
If you are a seafood lover, this crab dip is one to try out. A zesty dip that is loaded with crab and a cream cheese dip base. Pair with chips, crackers, or even thinly sliced baguettes. A classic dip that will stand out from the other dips out there.
5. Cheesy Pizza Dip
Easy Cheesy Pizza Dip from Spend with Pennies
This amazing dip offers the flavors of pizza but in a cheesy dip form. You can load this up with pizza toppings or keep it simple with pepperoni and cheese. Baguette slices, red bell peppers, your favorite crackers, or even French fries are tasty being dipped in this.
6. French Onion Dip
French Onion Dip from BellyFull
This is a cold dip that goes well with all types of potato chips. A super creamy and flavorful dip that is so easy to throw together. I make this often and even little kids gobble up this family-friendly dip.
7. Greek Yogurt Veggie Dip
Greek Yogurt Dip from Juggling Act Mama
With this Greek yogurt dip, it is going to offer a good source of protein from the dip. This is a delicious dip recipe that is truly one of the first dips to disappear when it is served up to friends and family. Plus it is the perfect dip to make and toss in the fridge until you are ready to serve it up.
7. Cheesy Bacon Dip
Cheesy Bacon Dip from Juggling Act Mama
Green onions and bacon bits are going to dress up one of my favorite hot dips. This is a super creamy cheesy dip that has bacon for that savory twist. We love serving this up at the Super Bowl party, as it is a quick hot dip to throw together that feeds a crowd.
7. Garlic Hummus
Garlic Hummus from Juggling Act Mama
I am a sucker for a good hummus and this homemade hummus is a must. Loaded with rich garlic flavor, and perfect for serving with pita wedges or fresh veggies. A healthy dip recipe that takes a little bit of effort to make.
7. Cream Cheese Salsa Dip
Cream Cheese Salsa Dip from Juggling Act Mama
Here is a dip that comes together in just minutes. This salsa dip has some spicy flavors if you reach for a medium or hot salsa. Watch everyone devour this dip in a hurry. Simple ingredients but the flavor just leaves you wanting one more bite.
Best Dips for Game Day
Here are a few more of our favorite game day dips that will get the party pushed up a few more notches. Snack on and cheer for your favorite teams.
7. Philly Cheesesteak Dip
Philly Cheesesteak Dip from Juggling Act Mama
This is a steak-loaded dip that is a twist on a classic Philly cheesesteak sandwich. Serve on bread and serve up right away as it is a hot dip that will truly get the crowd excited.
8. Buffalo Chicken Dip
Buffalo Chicken Dip from Juggling Act Mama
Cheese dips are always welcome in our home. This buffalo chicken dip is cheesy and also studded with shredded chicken and buffalo sauce. This buffalo chicken dip recipe is great for using a rotisserie or leftover chicken to speed up the prep work.
9. Jalapeno Popper Dip
Jalapeño Popper Dip from The Stay at Home Chef
If you love the flavors of a jalapeno popper then this dip is going win you over. Pair with soft pretzels, chips, crackers, and more. Creamy, cheesy, and a kick of heat from the jalapenos.
10. Ground Beef Cheese Dip
Ground Beef Cheese Dip from Juggling Act Mama
If you want a fully loaded dip this ground beef cheese dip is a good one. It is not only going to leave your family and friends feeling full, but it is so easy to throw together. Another hot dip that is loaded with a variety of kinds of cheese.
11. Crack Dip
Crack Dip from Julie's Eats & Treats
Crack dip got its name as it is so addictive. Ranch dressing mix, cheese, and more come together for a creamy and savory party dip that is one of the best dip recipes you will make.
12. Beef Queso Dip
Beef Queso Dip from Juggling Act Mama
Who doesn't love a queso dip? This is a cheesy dip that is full of ground beef, cheese, and of course diced tomatoes and green chiles which truly create tons of flavor in this dip.
Lastly, let's look at a few of our favorite sweet dessert dips that you might want to incorporate. Pair with cookies, graham crackers, and more for snacking.
S'mores Dip from Juggling Act Mama
If you are a fan of s'mores you have to try this chocolate, graham cracker, and marshmallow dip. This dip is loaded with all the flavors of a classic s'mores treat.
Cake Batter Dip from Juggling Act Mama
This cake batter dip tastes like cake but in a sweet dip form. It is the best way to enjoy your cake with cookies, fresh fruit, and more. A delicious party dip that is for those who love sweet flavors.
16. Brownie Batter Dip
Brownie Batter Dip from Crayons and Cravings
Get the flavors of a brownie but in an ultra-velvety smooth dip. You will top the dip with mini chocolate chips for added crunch when you bite into the dip. Reach for graham crackers or your favorite cookies for dippers.
Frequently Asked Questions
Depending on where you live will depend on the most popular dip. But typically, guacamole, salsa, and hummus are some of the most popular dips that many areas around the globe gravitate towards.
Grab your favorite container or leave the dip in say the trusty slow cooker to keep the dip warm. Pair with a variety of items to dip with. From crackers, chips, vegetables, etc. For cold dips make sure to not leave out for more than 2 hours at a time. You will need to refrigerate for 30 minutes at the two-hour mark, to prevent it from getting too hot when sitting out.
The amount of dip per person will vary greatly. If you have other appetizers you need to factor that in, as well as age. But you can kind of gauge around ¼-1/3 cup of dip per person. For little kids, you can aim for a bit less.
Celery, carrots, cucumbers, bell peppers, crackers, a bread bowl, chips of all varieties, pitas, and the list goes on. For dessert dips, you can do cookies, graham crackers, fresh fruit like berries, and more. Have fun finding all types of ingredients to dip.
More Party Food Ideas
And while fresh salsa isn't really dip, it's a great party food or game day recipe that's always impressive. Try our strawberry salsa, pico de gallo, corn tomato avocado salsa, or even apple salsa with cinnamon pita chips!