Sensational Summer Dips

Dive right in. These delectable dips are absolutely irresistible -- and so simple to make. They're ideal for picnics, barbecues, potlucks, parties, and more!


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    • Pineapple-Black Bean Guacamole

      Chips and salsa are so yesterday. Treat your bag of golden tortilla chips to a taste of the islands with a chunky blend of mashed avocados, fresh pineapple, garlic, and spicy jalapenos.

    • Strawberry-Basil Dip

      Cream cheese-based dips are easy, cool, and totally ideal for summer. This pretty-in-pink recipe adds in a carton of fresh strawberries, chopped basil leaves, and a sticky squeeze of honey.

    • Sweet Yogurt Fruit Dip

      Yogurt and fruit have always been a perfect match for each other. Infuse the go-to snack with pure maple syrup and homey spices like nutmeg and cinnamon for a dip that's delicious enough to eat by the spoonful.

    • Queso Verde Dip

      Backyard fiestas call for a bottomless bowl of sassy queso dip. This intensely creamy version features a lush cream cheese base, spicy poblano peppers, marinated turkey, and a jar of green salsa.

    • Garlicky White Bean Dip

      Highlight white beans in a stellar summer dip costarring fresh garlic, olive oil, basil, and a pinch of crushed red pepper.

    • Layered Greek Dip

      Impress and entice your guests with easy layered dips. This Greek-inspired version starts with cool lemon cream cheese and a layer of hummus, then finishes with crisp market veggies and a sprinkling of crumbly feta.

    • Asiago-Artichoke Dip

      Artichoke hearts never tasted so good. Make the must-have veggie dip even more delectable by baking it with salty prosciutto, red peppers, and crisp green onions. Dunk away with an assortment of baguettes, pita chips, and flatbreads.

    • Smoky Blue Cheese Dip

      It's barbecue season, making complementary blue cheese dip a summer essential. Our smoky version uses smoked paprika and freshly ground pepper to kick up the heat. Enjoy it slathered onto wings, smeared onto burgers, or spooned onto veggie dippers. 

    • Creamy Marshmallow Dip for Fruit

      Cream cheese, plain yogurt, and a jar of marshmallow creme make a sweet-as-candy dip for your favorite summer fruits. Give the dip some sass by stirring in cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, or apple pie spice.

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      Hot Crab Dip

      This seafood specialty dip takes crab to a whole new level. Sliced green onions and a touch of Worcestershire add in lots of flavor. Serve with your favorite crackers or bagel chips.

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      Grilled Corn Salsa

      Take advantage of summer's bounty by making fresh-from-the-cob corn salsa. The golden veggie tastes fabulous alongside crisp onions, red sweet peppers, and kickin' jalapeno pepper. Add a squeeze of lime to brighten up the homemade dip.

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      Edamame-Avocado Dip

      Enhance your avocado dip with nutty edamame. Lemon juice adds freshness while pesto adds a hint of savory garlic and herbs. Drape with diced tomatoes to add color before setting out with pita or tortilla chips.

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      Grilled Shrimp with Red Pepper Dip

      Enjoy succulent grilled shrimp dipped in delicious red sweet pepper sauce. Be sure to grill peppers and onions about 15 minutes each before chopping and mixing into the sour cream.

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      Garden Salsa Jam

      Tomatoes? Check. Onion? Check. Cactus? You bet! This special ingredient, also known as nopalitos, adds tart, crisp flavor to this yummy garden salsa. Plus it's nutritious. Find marinated cactus in the Mexican food section of your local grocery store.

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      Four-Cheese Pimiento Dip

      Our four-cheese pimiento dip combines hot jalapenos and green sweet peppers with an assortment of extra-sharp white and cheddar cheeses for an explosion of flavor. Serve with chilled celery sticks.

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      Pico de Gallo Salsa

      Quick and delicious salsa makes for easy entertaining. Combine juicy tomatoes, finely chopped onions and peppers, and a touch of fresh cilantro. Tortilla or corn chips are best to eat with this cool, tasty dip.    

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      Mexican Seven-Layer Dip

      Have a fiesta any day with this colorful seven-layer dip. It’s packed with all of your favorite Mexican essentials -- beans, guacamole, sour cream, and more.

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      Mediterranean Veggie Dips

      Add Mediterranean flair to your summer menu. This rich and creamy dip is chock-full of roasted sweet peppers, feta cheese, Kalamata olives, onion, and fresh herbs. Serve it with toasted pita bread.

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      Greek Party Dip

      This party dip will become an instant favorite at your next get-together. Sprinkle on grated Parmesan cheese immediately after cooking to allow for easy ooey-gooey melting. Pair with toasted garlic bread or slices of focaccia.

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      Grilled Tomato and Stonefruit Salsa

      Make salsa on your grill! This summer-perfect dip is both sweet and spicy!

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