Easy Dip Recipes can add fun kids appeal to
any meal. Try one of these varieties with your favorite finger foods
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Easy Dip Recipes
Creamy Fruit Dip
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sour cream
1/4 cup brown sugar
1-2 tablespoons maple syrup
Combine all ingredients together and chill. Serve with fresh fruit.
7 Layer Taco Dip
Layer ingredients below in order in a casserole dish:
1 Cup sour cream mixed with 1 Tablespoon taco seasoning mix
If you'd like to add cooked hamburger add that after the refried
beans. If you'd like to add chopped onions add that to the top with
1/2 Cup half and half
1/2 Cup creamy peanut butter
1/4 Cup coconut milk (not cream of coconut)
2 teaspoons sugar
1 to 2 teaspoons red pepper flakes, crushed or ¼ teaspoon red
Add all ingredients in a jar, add a lid and shake. Or use a bowl and
whisk ingredients together. Great dip for chicken.
Cucumber Yogurt Sauce
1 Cup plain yogurt
1 cucumber, chopped
½ teaspoon crushed garlic
½ teaspoon dill weed
Mix together and chill in fridge until serving. This goes well with
pork or vegetables.
Honey Mustard Dip
Great with chicken.
½ cup mayonnaise
¼ cup honey
¼ cup yellow or Dijon mustard
Add ingredients in a jar, put on a lid and shake together.
Garlic Cream Cheese Dip
1 package cream cheese, softened
1 clove garlic, minced
¼ cup milk
1 tablespoon sour cream
Add ingredients in a bowl and stir together to combine.
Open beans with can opener and drain liquid out. Place beans in a
bowl and mash with a potato masher or use the food processor. Add in
garlic clove, salt, cold water, lemon juice and tahini paste. Blend
until smooth. Spread in a serving dish and drizzle with olive oil
and add a sprinkle of paprika. Serve with vegetables or pita bread
cut in wedges.
Hot Chicken Easy Dip Recipes
by Natasha, USA
8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup blue cheese or ranch salad dressing
1/2 cup any flavor hot Sauce*
1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese or shredded mozzarella cheese
2 cans (12.5 oz. each) White Premium Chunk Chicken Breast in
HEAT oven to 350°F. Place cream cheese into deep baking dish. Stir
MIX in salad dressing,Hot Sauce and cheese. Stir in chicken.
BAKE 20 min. or until mixture is heated through; stir. Garnish as
Serve with crackers or vegetables.
*Don't like spicy? Start with 1/4 Cup hot sauce and add more to
Cinnamon Butter Spread
by Laurie, (Canada)
As easy as 1 2 3
1 cup of butter
2 cups of icing sugar
3 Tablespoons of Cinnamon
Add all three into blender or food processor, even a mixer will do
but lighter & fluffier if in food processor.
The Veggie-Cheesy Dip
by Nupur Pandya (Richmond,VA) Ingredients
1 Cup salsa
1/2 Cup shredded cheese (any Mexican cheese will do)
1/4 Cup fat-free or low-fat sour cream
1/3 Cup chopped olives & beans (black or garbanzo)
Chips to dip in
1. Melt the cheese in the salsa for 30 seconds.
2. Add the sour cream and olives/beans.
4. Enjoy with the chips.
1. Dice one half of the cucumber and add to a large bowl, along with
the tomatoes, red onion, olive oil, 2 tablespoons lemon juice,
garlic powder, and half of the oregano. Season with salt and black
pepper, to taste, and stir to combine. Cover and set aside until
ready to use.
2. To prepare the Tzatziki sauce, shred remaining cucumber with a
box grater and place in another large bowl. Add Greek yogurt, minced
garlic, dill, and the remaining oregano and lemon juice. Season with
salt and black pepper, to taste, and stir to combine. Cover and set
aside until ready to use.
3. Spread the hummus into a uniform layer on small serving platter
(or in an 8 x 8 casserole dish).
4. Top the hummus with an even layer of the Greek yogurt mixture
(Tzatziki sauce from Step #2).
5. Use a slotted spoon to drain excess liquid from the seasoned
tomato, red onion, and cucumber mixture before spreading on top of
the Tzatziki sauce.
6. Add the Kalamata olives, followed by the crumbled Feta and fresh
chopped parsley. Serve immediately with vegetable crudités for
3 Easy Dip Recipes
by Deana Cornish, (Pawhuska,OK)
Whisk together 1 pint low-fat mayo, 1 Cup 1% Milk, 3 Tbsp. Ranch
dressing (1 packet). Serve with "Snowman Noses" (carrots).
We do monthly themes in our after-school cooking club. January was
1. Combine chopped pecans, rosemary leaves, and cranberries in a
medium bowl and stir to combine. Set aside.
2. Place the goat cheese log in a rimmed bowl and drizzle 2
tablespoons honey on top. Turn the cheese log while spreading the
honey evenly across the entire surface with clean fingers.
3. Sprinkle the chopped pecan mixture across the top of the
honey-covered cheese log and gently press into the surface until the
entire log is evenly coated.
4. Drizzle the remaining honey on a small serving platter or round
plate as shown to hold the cheese log in place. Position the goat
cheese in the center and sprinkle any remaining cranberry-pecan
mixture around it. Serve immediately with your choice of crackers or