Easy Dip Recipes

Easy Dip Recipes: Ranch Dip


When you're entertaining on the spur of the moment, easy dip recipes are a lifesaver. Keep the basic ingredients on hand and you're always a few minutes away from a party!

Ranch Dip Ingredients

  • 1 package Ranch salad dressing mix
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 cup cottage cheese


Combine all ingredients. Serve with chips, vegetables, or pita bread.

Herbed Cream Cheese Dip



  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 4 tablespoons green onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons parsley leaves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon dill, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Combine all ingredients, stirring until mixed well.
  2. Cover and chill at least 15 minutes.

French Onion



  • 1 1/4 cups sour cream
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/8 cup chopped green onion
  • 1 package dry onion soup mix
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried minced onion
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl, mixing well.
  2. Cover and chill at least 30 minutes.

Spicy Guacamole



  • 2 avocados, peeled, pitted, and diced
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • Salt to taste


  1. Mash the avocados with the salt in a bowl, mixing well.
  2. Stir in the other ingredients.
  3. Cover and chill for at least two hours.

Chili Cheese Dip



  • 1 large can chili without beans
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 (8-oz) pkg shredded cheddar cheese


  1. Melt butter in a saucepan. Add onions. Saute until onions are soft.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.
  3. Microwave, covered, until heated through.

Easy Cheese Dip



  • 1 package Velveeta, cubed
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 1 can Rotel tomatoes and chili peppers


  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Heat in a microwave, stirring frequently, until all ingredients are combined and heated through.

Spicy Spinach and Artichoke Dip



  • 1 cup chopped, canned artichoke hearts
  • 1/2 cup chopped frozen spinach, thawed
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1/2 C fresh grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced or pressed
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Place the spinach and artichokes in a saucepan with water to cover. Bring to a boil. Boil over medium heat for 10 minutes or until tender. Drain.
  • Add the olive oil and garlic to a saucepan. Cook over medium heat until the garlic becomes a bit translucent.
  1. Add the cream cheese, stir, and heat through.
  2. Combine the spinach artichoke mixture and the spices, mixing well.
Easy Dip Recipes