13 Easy Party Dip Recipes That Will Compel People to Like You

Pizza Dip
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Show up at a party empty handed, and you may as well slap the host across the face. Going with just a bag of chips or a six-pack isn't much better. Instead, bring one of these easy dips to show you put some thought into your contribution. You'll get more invites in the future, plus you'll have at least one thing to dip those 13 bags of chips in that everyone else brought.

Grilled Kale BLT Dip
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Everyone else brings chips and salsa. You bring BLT in a bowl. You win. Grab the recipe here.

Key ingredients:

  • Kale
  • Bacon
  • Greek yogurt
  • Tomatoes

 

It’s not going to win a beauty contest, but this easy black bean dip is so flavorful, no one will care. Find it here.

Key ingredients:

  • Black beans
  • Onions
  • Garlic
  • Jalapeños
Courtesy of Cooking for Keeps

A dip full of steak, cheese, cheese, and more cheese. Be careful, you could kill someone with this. The indulgent recipe's here.

Key ingredients:

  • Sirloin
  • Onions
  • Peppers
  • Cream cheese
  • Provolone

 

Sometimes you just need a sweet option for chipping and dipping. The host will approve. Snag the recipe here.

Key ingredients:

  • Pillsbury cinnamon rolls
  • Frosting

 

Every party loves an onion dip. Make yours from scratch -- it's just as easy as the dip on the back of the powder mix packet, but far more delicious. The best recipe's here.

Key ingredients:

  • Onion
  • Sour cream
Chorizo, Caramelized Onion, and Artichoke Dip
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This dip is like a better version of spinach and artichoke dip. It has chorizo in it! Try serving it with warm flour tortillas instead of chips. Get the recipe here.

Key ingredients:

  • Fontina
  • Artichoke
  • Chorizo
  • Onions

 

You could buy two dozen sides of guac at Chipotle, or make the exact same dip yourself and save the dough. One of these options makes you look smarter. The recipe is posted here.

Key ingredients:

  • Avocados
  • Onion
  • Jalapeños
Buffalo Chicken Dip
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We have no, uh, bones to pick with this spicy dip -- it just may become your favorite way to eat Buffalo chicken. The easy recipe is right here.

Key ingredients:

  • Chicken
  • Cream cheese
  • Buffalo sauce
  • Blue cheese dressing

 

Six ingredients come together for the creamiest hummus ever... in only five minutes. Recipe here.

Key ingredients:

  • Tahini
  • Garlic
  • Chickpeas
  • Lemon juice
Pizza Dip
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It's everything you love about pizza, in a dip. And since it's less filling than a slice, you can eat more. Instructions here.

Key ingredients:

  • Cream cheese
  • Ricotta
  • Pizza sauce
  • Mozzarella
  • Pepperoni

 

This is essentially queso loaded with chili fixings. You're going to get so many Super Bowl party invites. Recipe here.

Key ingredients:

  • Sausage
  • Black beans
  • Salsa
  • Cheddar cheese
Crab Rangoon Dip
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A Chinese takeout favorite made into the creamiest, cheesiest dip, served with crispy wonton wrappers. Get the recipe here.

Key ingredients:

  • Cream cheese
  • Cheddar
  • Lump crab meat
  • Wonton skins

Always a crowd favorite. Always. The recipe's here.

Key ingredients:

  • Jalapeños
  • Cream cheese
  • Bacon
  • Monterey Jack
  • Breadcrumbs


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