Looking for something different to bring to the table? These 27 knockout dips are your ticket. They pack a punch with rich flavors and creamy textures, turning ordinary meals into something everyone will talk about. Whether it’s the savory layers of a classic bean dip or the spicy zing of a jalapeño popper spread, there’s a dip for every taste bud in this collection. Get ready to dip, dunk, and delight without any fancy frills or fluff.

A person dipping a tortilla into a bowl of taco dip.
Chorizo Dip. Photo credit: Dishes Delish.
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Queso Dip

Queso Dip. Photo credit: My Pure Plants.

This vegan queso dip is a creamy, spicy, tangy alternative to the classic dip. It’s tastier and healthier, made entirely from plant-based ingredients. Perfect for those looking for a vegan twist on game day snacking.
Get the Recipe: Queso Dip

Cream Cheese Garlic Dip

Cream Cheese Garlic Dip. Photo credit: Feels Like Home.

This cream cheese garlic dip is a three-cheese wonder with loads of roasted garlic. It’s like your favorite garlic bread turned into a dip! Perfect with cream cheese and sour cream, and no mayo needed for this awesome appetizer.
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Sausage Cheese Dip

Sausage cheese dip in a cast iron skillet topped with tomatoes and jalapenos.
Sausage Cheese Dip. Photo credit: Upstate Ramblings.

This sausage cheese dip is a real winner on game day – creamy, hearty, and you only need 5 ingredients. Whip it up with some Rotel, Velveeta, and cream cheese, and you’ve got yourself a dip that’ll be the talk of any sports party.
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Roasted Garlic White Bean Dip

Roasted garlic white bean dip in a metal dish with pita chips.
Roasted Garlic White Bean Dip. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Shake up your game day with this roasted garlic white bean dip. It’s secretly loaded with cottage cheese, making it super creamy and great for getting some protein in. Crunchy snacks like veggies or chips are perfect with this dip, making it a total game night win.
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Cheesy Artichoke Dip

Cheesy Artichoke Dip. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

The cheesy artichoke dip is the kind of rich, decadent appetizer that everyone can’t get enough of. Instead of bringing bread to the dip, this one brings the dip to your bread. It’s a surefire way to make any game day snack spread a hit.
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Swiss Onion Dip

Swiss Onion Dip. Photo credit: Feels Like Home.

This Swiss onion dip is creamy, tangy, and oh-so-satisfying. Made with caramelized sweet onions, Swiss cheese, and a creamy base, it’s a cinch to put together. Bake it up and serve with crostini, veggies, or chips for a dip that’s sure to impress.
Get the Recipe: Swiss Onion Dip

Dirty Martini Dip

Dirty Martini Dip. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

If you’re into unique dips, check out this dirty martini dip. Don’t worry, it’s alcohol-free but gets its name from those stuffed olives you find in the drink. Perfect with pita chips, crackers, or whatever you’ve got for dipping.
Get the Recipe: Dirty Martini Dip

Creamy Mushroom Dip

Creamy Mushroom Dip. Photo credit: Lavender & Macarons.

If bold flavors and creamy textures are your things, then you’ve got to try this mushroom dip. It’s a rich mix of earthy mushrooms, creamy ricotta, and mayo, with a sharp kick from parmesan. Throw in some garlic, capers, and vinegar, and you’ve got yourself a seriously good dip.
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Loaded Taco Dip

Loaded Taco Dip. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

This loaded taco dip is a Mexican-inspired masterpiece. Just toss the ingredients in your slow cooker, and let it do its magic. It’s the kind of set-and-forget game day recipe that everyone will be diving into.
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Pumpkin Goat Cheese Dip

Pumpkin goat cheese dip topped with caramelized onions, sunflower seeds and pepitas in a small skillet.
Pumpkin Goat Cheese Dip. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Make your game day spread a bit more special with the pumpkin goat cheese dip. Whether you serve it warm or cold, it’s a fantastic pick, especially with caramelized onions. Great with crackers, seasonal fruits, or veggies for a unique, holiday-themed snack.
Get the Recipe: Pumpkin Goat Cheese Dip

Italian Hoagie Dip

Italian Hoagie Dip. Photo credit: Feels Like Home.

The italian hoagie dip is a super fun appetizer or a cool twist for lunch. It’s packed with all the classic Italian sub sandwich flavors but in a creamy dip form. A hit with both kids and adults, it’s sure to make your game day a bit more delicious.
Get the Recipe: Italian Hoagie Dip

Hot Pepperoni Dip

Hot Pepperoni Dip. Photo credit: Feels Like Home.

This hot pepperoni dip is like having your favorite pepperoni pizza in dip form. Cheesy, packed with flavor, and super easy to make, it’s the ideal appetizer for any game day or party.
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Roasted Red Pepper Dip

A bowl of roasted red pepper dip with crackers on a marble table.
Roasted Red Pepper Dip. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Amp up your game day with the roasted red pepper dip. This dip’s got a smooth, creamy feel mixed with a smoky touch, fresh basil, lemon, and garlic. Add in some white beans and feta, and you’ve got a winner that’s almost too good to share with chips or crackers.
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Smoked Whipped Feta Dip

Smoked Whipped Feta Dip. Photo credit: Or Whatever You Do.

This smoked whipped feta dip is a must for any appetizer spread. The tangy feta gets even better with cream cheese and a hit of Greek seasoning, all smoked to perfection. It’s a unique and tasty addition to your party snacks.
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Frank’s Red Hot Buffalo Chicken Dip

Frank’s Red Hot Buffalo Chicken Dip. Photo credit: Feels Like Home.

Buffalo chicken dip is the ultimate easy appetizer for any get-together. Simple, quick, and only 5 ingredients, you can make it in the microwave, oven, Instant Pot, or slow cooker! It’s the perfect no-fuss, delicious snack for game day.
Get the Recipe: Frank’s Red Hot Buffalo Chicken Dip

Cheesy Lasagna Dip

Cheesy Lasagna Dip. Photo credit: My Everyday Table.

Love lasagna but not the effort? This cheesy lasagna dip has all the flavors without the hard work. It’s a mix of sausage, marinara sauce, ricotta, mozzarella, and a touch of basil. A low-effort, high-impact appetizer that’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
Get the Recipe: Cheesy Lasagna Dip

Whipped Goat Cheese Dip

Whipped goat cheese dip topped with olive oil in a bowl with cherry tomatoes and a cheese spreader.
Whipped Goat Cheese Dip. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

You’ve got to try this whipped goat cheese dip on game day. It’s got a kick of roasted garlic and fresh rosemary, super easy to make, and the creaminess is off the charts. Pair it with some fresh veggies, fruit, or your favorite bread for a classy snack while watching the game.
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Butternut Squash Goat Cheese Dip

Butternut squash goat cheese dip in a bowl with handles topped with cherry compote.
Butternut Squash Goat Cheese Dip. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Add some festive flair to your game day with the butternut squash goat cheese dip. It’s a unique combo of creamy dip and tart cherry compote, making it a standout with pita chips. Perfect for holiday games or a cozy sports night with friends.
Get the Recipe: Butternut Squash Goat Cheese Dip

Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Dip

Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Dip. Photo credit: Always Use Butter.

Check out this Instant Pot buffalo chicken dip – a spicy lover’s dream that’s ready in a jiffy. It’s all about hot sauce, sour cream, chicken, and blue cheese. A total win for those who love a little heat with their game day treats.
Get the Recipe: Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Dip

Pineapple Habanero Salsa

Pineapple habanero salsa in a bowl.
Pineapple Habanero Salsa. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

The pineapple habanero salsa is as versatile as it is tasty. Great with chips for an appetizer but also versatile enough to use on meat, fish or tacos. This salsa brings a delightful combo of sweet, spicy, and refreshing to your game day table.
Get the Recipe: Pineapple Habanero Salsa

Creamy Spinach Artichoke Dip

Spinach artichoke dip in a white baking dish.
Creamy Spinach Artichoke Dip. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Bring on the creamy spinach artichoke dip for a real score at your next game day gathering. It’s warm, inviting, and just the thing for dunking crackers, chips, or veggies. This dip is a sure win for keeping everyone happy during those nail-biter game moments.
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Smoked Salmon Dip

Smoked Salmon Dip. Photo credit: Pass Me Some Tasty.

You’ve got to try this smoked salmon dip – it’s a total game changer. Super easy with just 7 ingredients, it’s the perfect quick fix for any party. And it only takes 5 minutes to whip up, so you won’t miss a minute of the game!
Get the Recipe: Smoked Salmon Dip

Mango Habanero Salsa

Mango habanero salsa in a bowl.
Mango Habanero Salsa. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Sweet and spicy, this mango habanero salsa is a fresh take on game day snacking. With a mix of mango, spicy peppers, lime, tomatillos, and cilantro, it’s perfect for scooping up with tortilla or pita chips.
Get the Recipe: Mango Habanero Salsa

Cheesy Chipotle Fundido Dip

Fundido dip with chips.
Cheesy Chipotle Fundido Dip. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Get ready for game time with this cheesy chipotle fundido dip. It’s just the right kind of spicy and cheesy for scooping up with your favorite chips. Baked until it’s perfectly melty, it’s a surefire hit for any sports watch party.
Get the Recipe: Cheesy Chipotle Fundido Dip

Roasted Eggplant Dip

Roasted eggplant dip drizzled with olive oil and topped with pine nuts and parsley in a teal dish.
Roasted Eggplant Dip. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

The roasted eggplant dip is a real game-changer for your snack spread. Super creamy and a breeze to whip up, it’s the kind of dip that’s perfect for munching on while your eyes are glued to the game. Plus, it’s great with just about any dipper – chips or veggies.
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Chorizo Dip

Chorizo Dip. Photo credit: Dishes Delish.

Get your chips ready for this cheesy chorizo dip. It’s spicy, gooey, and just melts in your mouth. Whether it’s with tortilla chips or crackers, this is about to become your new favorite appetizer.
Get the Recipe: Chorizo Dip

Smoked Gouda Bacon Cheddar Cheese Dip

Smoked Gouda Bacon Cheddar Cheese Dip. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

Smoked gouda bacon cheddar cheese dip is what pretzel dreams are made of. If you’re on the hunt for the best cheese sauce for pretzels, look no further. It’s cheesy, smoky, and has all the flavors to make your game day snacks unforgettable.
Get the Recipe: Smoked Gouda Bacon Cheddar Cheese Dip

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