These 12 easy cream cheese dips are the perfect appetizers to serve up at your next party. Whether you like them hot and cheesy or cold and spicy, you and your guests will devour these dips!
When it comes to making dips for parties, there's a lot to choose from.
But some of my personal favorites are made with cream cheese. The creamy texture is a crowd favorite that will make everyones taste buds dance!
Each of these easy cream cheese dips are made with basic ingredients you can easily find at the local grocery store.
Whether you like spicy hot dips or cold savory dips, your next gathering is going to be full of happy party guests.
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Printable recipe included at the bottom of post!
This easy recipe couldn't be simpler so it's perfect when you just have a few minutes to get a tasty dip ready for guests.
In about 20 minutes you can have a dip that's loaded with beef jerky bits, tangy sour cream, and green onions.
I like to serve this dip with Ritz crackers, but it's also good with fresh-cut veggies like celery sticks and carrots.
2. Classic Holiday Cheese Ball
You can never go wrong with a classic easy appetizer like this pecan studded cheese ball.
This is a good dip to make when you have a little extra time to let it firm up in the refrigerator.
You'll probably want to use a hand mixer for best results- it will help get everything mixed well and smooth.
This cheese ball recipe always gets rave reviews from our guests, and I'm sure you will too.
3. BLT Dip
This flavorful dip is layered with yummy crumbled bacon bits, tomatoes, and lettuce, just like it's sandwich namesake!
We love this dip because the fresh ingredients make it stand out on the appetizer table.
This is a good dip for super bowl get togethers because you can make the cream cheese portion ahead of time, then add the toppings at the start of the party.
If olives are your thing, then you'll love this party dip! We always serve olives as appetizers, but this creamy dip is a surprising riff on the usual.
This recipe is the model of easy cream cheese dips! It's made with just a few simple ingredients like garlic powder, dried onions, and of course - green olives that are stuffed with pimento.
My favorite crackers to serve with this dip are pita chips, but it's also great with sliced baguette.
The first time I made this dip, I was hooked! It was a Sunday game day and I was cheering on my favorite team.
It was served with potato chips, but you would have been just as good with bread slices, crackers, or pita.
If you love the taste of fresh herbs, this dip will not disappoint. The fresh dill will keep you coming back for more and more!
The next time you plan a party be sure to include this easy cream cheese dip. This one is made with the addition of mayo for the ultimate creamy texture.
Some of the other ingredients are bacon (yum) green onions, and shredded cheese. This recipe is very similar to the Neiman Marcus dip you may have heard of.
The great thing is that you can make it ahead and pull it out when guests arrive.
This is not your mom's French onion dip made from the packaged stuff. This is a homemade version made with fresh onions and spices like cayenne pepper for a little kick.
The secret to this recipe is caramelizing the onions, which does take a few minutes, but I promise it's not hard to do and worth every second. You can still get this dip ready in 30 minutes so you have plenty of time to get ready for the party.
This dip is best served at room temperature so it's perfect for most snack spreads.
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Sometimes hot dips are the way to go. I like to have a both types on my snack table just to keep things interesting.
8. Creamy Hatch Green Chile Dip
The flavors of the southwest get me every time. This dip uses Hatch chiles from New Mexico.
But you only have to travel to your local grocery store to get all the flavor of this famed chile.
In addition to chile, this dip has canned corn and cheddar cheese along with a few other spices.
Serve it with tortilla chips for a real southwest treat.
I love spicy food and making a creamy dip with jalapeno peppers is the best way to make an incredible addicting flavor/texture combination.
My husband requests this appetizer for just about every occasion, he loves it that much!
It goes great with buttery crackers, but we especially love it with tortilla chips.
Here's a classic dip that's always the first to go. Everyone asks for the recipe and can't believe how easy it is to make.
This delicious dip is made with the addition of Ranch dressing mix.
You can serve this one with Fritos or tortilla chips. It's also great with celery sticks.
No easy cream cheese appetizers recipe round up would be complete without everyone's favorite spinach artichoke dip!
You'll need an oven-safe baking dish for this and all these baked appetizers.
This amazing recipe has parmesan cheese and mozzarella cheese, so you know you're going to be getting a gooey cheesy dip goodness in every bite!
This famous dip is inspired by Buffalo chicken wings, the quintessential appetizer for tailgates, game days, or summer barbecues and everything in between.
Now you can have all that addicting hot wing sauce flavor without getting your hands dirty.
My favorite way to eat this dip is with celery sticks, which keeps it low carb, but it's also good with potato chips and crackers.
Bonus recipe!! Let a block of cream cheese come to room temperature. Pour a small jar of (warmed) red pepper jelly or jalapeño jelly over the top to enjoy a simple dip - one minute appetizer. I like to keep these ingredients on hand for those unplanned drop-ins!
Crackers - any kind
Sliced French baguette
Potato chips - thicker ones
Fresh cut veggies like carrots, celery, cucumbers, and zucchini
And broccoli, cauliflower, asparagus, sweet seedless peppers or bell peppers
How to store leftovers
Hot and cold dips can be stored in airtight containers for a couple days or up to a couple weeks depending on the ingredients used.
12 Easy Cream Cheese Dips for Parties
- 4 ounces cream cheese (I use half a block) softened, low at is ok
- ⅓ cup sour cream low fat is ok
- 2 tablespoon mayonnaise low fat is ok
- ½ teaspoon dijon mustard or spicy brown
- ½ cup beef jerky your favorite flavor chopped into small pieces
- ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese or a blend
- 1 jalepeño large, or to taste-can use green pepper
- 1 green onion or to taste
- In a medium bowl, use a hand mixer to blend softened cream cheese, sour cream, mayo, and dijon mustard until creamy.
- Chop beef jerky into small pieces. Add jerky, shredded cheese, finely diced jalapeños, diced green onions, and black pepper into the creamed mixture and stir until well combined.
- Garnish beef jerky dip with sliced green onions and beef jerky pieces.
- Serve with crackers, pita bread, or veggies.
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