Dips are the greatest party food. They’re easy to transport, super customizable, and fit into every type of party. Here are a few that will taste great for your next summer party menu. Looking for a light poolside fruit dip recipe? It’s here. Need a cool cucumber and cream cheese dip for a patio party? Done! Tailgating this weekend? There’s a taco dip here you gotta try. Pair these with your favorite dippers like fresh fruit, tortilla chips, pretzels, crisp veggies, crackers, and potato chips. Pick your perfect combo and get snacking!
This recipe might seem scandalous, but it’s actually the best fruit dip ever. It’s one basic recipe with four variations—Strawberry (pictured), Tropical, Banana Peanut Butter, and Very Cherry.
Bonus! These dips are all made with light ingredients that will keep you swimsuit ready during the summer months.
Create party-pleasing dips in minutes. This dip starts with a base of mozzarella cheese, cream cheese, milk, and a flavored rub of your choice combined in the Garlic & Brie Baker.
You can personalize it with your favorite flavors and toppings. Check out our six recommended flavor profiles including Three Onion Rub with bacon crumble topping (pictured) and Greek Rub with chopped cucumber.
Touchdown Taco Dip
Attention sports fans, this is the must-have taco dip at any tailgate party. The three-layer, hot, cheesy dip will also be a touchdown at every backyard barbecue, family picnic, or even as a side dish for taco night.
With just five simple ingredients, you can make a refreshing and impressive dip that tastes great with veggies or pita chips. The Manual Food Processor blends cool, finely-diced cucumber with the zesty flavors of minced garlic and lime juice. Your friends will be scraping the bottom of the dip bowl.
Margarita Party Dip
The only thing that’s almost as good as a margarita on a hot summer day is a margarita-inspired appetizer for your next summer party. You can even add an optional splash of tequila to this sweet cream cheese and citrus dip for an extra kick.
Pair the dip with your favorite fruit dippers. Your guests can sample margarita dip in a serving tray with strawberries, peaches, mangos, watermelon, and pineapple. Now, all you need are those little cocktail umbrellas!
Chipotle Chicken Nacho Dip
Nachos are the perfect summer finger food. This nacho dip takes your tortilla chips to a whole new level. Our oven-baked dip is filled with cream cheese, Colby cheese, Monterey Jack cheese, and sour cream.
What’s even better than loads of cheese and chicken goodness? The fact you can bake and serve this dip in a Large Bar Pan. The pan is made of stoneware material that retains heat and will keep the dip warmer longer than other serving dishes. Dig in!