Our Top 10 Dip Recipes for Easy Entertaining

by | Mar 14, 2015 | All, Appetizers, Tips

Make your next gathering stress free by using our Top 10 Dip Recipes for Easy Entertaining to plan your menu!

Need snack ideas for your next party? Don't miss our list of 10 Dip Recipes for Easy Entertaining! Let’s talk about dips for a minute.

You who know us well know we love our snacks and appetizers…so much that we’d choose them over a big meal any day.

And dips? Probably the epitome of munchie nirvana. Cheesy dips, bacon dips, avocado dips, veggie dips…we adore them all. With March Madness parties right around the corner, we thought it would be the perfect time to share our Top 10 Dip Recipes for Easy Entertaining. Because whether you are a die-hard hoops addict or a fair weather fan, these crowd-pleasing dips will help you earn MVP status at your next party.

 You are just 5 ingredients away from this Cheesy Sausage Dip!
Can you believe this gorgeous hot mess of a dip only has 5 ingredients?


Who can say no to this cheesy goodness? The Beer Cheese Dip recipe is one of my favorites!
A party just isn’t a party without soft pretzels and beer cheese dip.


Are you a Chipotle fan? Don't miss this recipe for a copycat version of Chipotle's Corn Salsa!
Now you can get your Chipotle fix at home. This stuff is a near-perfect imitation of the real deal.


top down image of slow cooker reuben dip in white crock.

Ten minutes of prep time is all this Reuben Dip needs before the slow cooker does the rest. Party perfect.


Cheesy Chicken Chile Dip
Chicken makes this dip heartier than most. No need for dinner if this is on the menu. Pass the chips!


This Pico Guacamole recipe combines the best of pico de gallo and creamy avocados - a great appetizer for parties!

This pico de gallo – guacamole mash up may just be the best thing to happen to avocados in a long time.


Easy Buffalo Chicken Dip can be made in the slow cooker or the oven and is perfect game day food.
Easy. Buffalo Chicken. Dip. There is nothing more I can possibly add here.


Avocado Feta Salsa is always the first to disappear at a party! Filled with fresh avocado, tomatoes and feta cheese you can not go wrong!

A longtime family favorite that always has guests asking for the recipe.


Layered Greek Dip on a white platter with a bowl of toasted pita chips.

Layered Greek Dip on a white platter with a bowl of toasted pita chips.

This loaded Mediterranean-inspired dip is perfect for veggie lovers.

This wildly popular Warm Gruyere, Bacon and Caramelized Onion Dip is a great appetizer recipe for entertaining. It always disappears!

See that cheese? See it? There’s bacon, too.


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    I am a dip FIEND. If there’s any appetizer at a party that I can’t stay away from, it’s a gooey, cheesy, hot dip. I love all of these!!

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    Oh boy do these all sound yummy and that Gruyere, Bacon and Caramelized Onion has my name written all over it!

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    with all of these amazing dips, who need a full meal! there is something for everyone

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    Everything looks incredible! My only problem is deciding which one to start with – that cheesy sausage dip is really calling my name though!

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    I do love a good dip…in fact I’ve been known to fill up on the dip even before dinner is served! Now…which one of these to make first… 🙂

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    I’m such a dip fan we often do Dip Dinners. While my spouse is deployed the kids are fending for themselves if they don’t want a loaded plate of hummus & veggies when it’s too hot to cook!
    This collection looks terrific–thanks!

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    These look like great ideas for March Madness parties! Beer cheese dip sound amazing.. who doesn’t like Beer and Cheese?

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    Dips are fun to share with family and friends and this is a fantastic roundup! That Gruyere and Bacon dip will be my first one from the list to try – that cheese!


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