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.

Part of: Thanksgiving: Before the Bird

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Smoked Salmon Dip

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

-Cucina Casalingo

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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

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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

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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

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Blue Cheese & Onion Dip

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

-DDW

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Dill Pickle Dip

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

-mydesigirl

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Christina's Killer Dip

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

-1968CJ5

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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

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Texas Chile Con Queso

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

-Chef #1456977

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Easy Cheese Ball

The perfect Thanksgiving appetizer.

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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.

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Warm Cheesy Salsa Dip

"This is dangerously addicting."

-bcherrycherry

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