Top 18 Dips & Spreads

Let the other guests bring a so-so starter - with this all-star lineup, you're locked and loaded the next time you need to entertain and shine.

Smoked Salmon Dip

"I made this ahead and the flavors developed so nicely overnight. This dip tastes great on a toasted bagel."

-Cucina Casalingo

Classic Hummus

"This was so good! I had all of the ingredients on hand, and not only was it fast and easy to make, but it was also the best hummus I have ever made!"

-khinny

Pan-Fried Onion Dip

"This dip makes me swoon! I have made it countless times for countless events, and people literally LICK the bowl clean."

-Black Radish

Awesome Bacon-Tomato Dip

"I made this last night for a party and it was a big hit, especially with my husband! He even asked me to heat up the leftovers for his 'breakfast' this morning."

-MarlaM

Blue Cheese & Onion Dip

"This recipe is a winner! I made it exactly as-is and used a good Danish blue. Everyone raved."

-DDW

Homemade Boursin Cheese

"I eat this type of cheese often at parties but have never purchased any because of the hefty price tag, and now I don't have to! This is amazingly creamy and smooth, and it tastes just like the real thing."

-invictus

Pumpkin Pie Dip

"This is just AWESOME! It tastes just like a creamy pumpkin pie. I made it for my book club and it was a huge hit — and the talk of the evening!"

-sarabeth123

Swiss Cheese Bacon Smoked Almond Dip

"I'd give this recipe five bazillion stars if I could! All my guests could not stop talking about how good this was. This will be making many more appearances on my table."

-Houseblend

Joe's Crab Shack Crab Dip

"This was delish, and it's a great dip for anything from veggies to chips to bread. This recipe is wonderful when served warm, and it's also good when served chilled!"

-Helping Hands

Copycat Olive Garden Artichoke Spinach Dip

"This is absolutely the best dip recipe EVER! I make this for all of my parties and holidays — or just for a snack."

-Nicole Sloan

Hot Feta-Artichoke Dip

"I've made this recipe more than four times, and not once has there been any leftover! This is a great appetizer and it has a great presentation, as well!"

-Shea Williford

Dill Pickle Dip

"This was a wonderful dip! We ate it with some Ruffles chips, and it was gone in no time."

-mydesigirl

Christina's Killer Dip

"This dip is so good, you will have to force yourself to put down the cracker and walk away!"

-1968CJ5

Garlic-Feta Cheese Dip

"This dip was great! It could also be a good pasta-shell stuffer. I will definitely play with this recipe and use it in as many ways as possible."

-WRENABEE

Texas Chile Con Queso

"It doesn't get any better than this! This dip really wows people. I highly recommend trying it."

-Chef #1456977

Easy Cheese Ball

The perfect Thanksgiving appetizer.

Top 15 Dips & Spreads

Let the other guests bring a so-so starter - with this all-star lineup, you're locked and loaded the next time you need to entertain and shine.

Warm Cheesy Salsa Dip

"This is dangerously addicting."

-bcherrycherry