You can’t go wrong when it comes to a cream cheese appetizer dip! Find a list of the best, simple, delicious appetizer recipes you can easily put together for any gathering.

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From classic favorites like buffalo chicken dip and herb cream cheese to new unique options BLT dip, there are endless ways to use that cream cheese in your fridge to create an excellent appetizer. No matter which cream cheese appetizer recipes you choose, your guests are sure to be coming back for more!

Tasty Cream Cheese Dip Recipes

These cream cheese dip recipes are great appetizers for game day, a dinner party, or a casual hang with friends.

1. Pimento Cheese

You’ll love how simple this pimento cheese dip is to put together for a crowd! Use any leftovers to spread on a sandwich for a nice treat.

A bowl of pimento cheese.
Pimento Cheese
This pimento cheese is savory and loaded with cream cheese, mayonnaise, and shredded cheese. It's perfect as a dip or tucked into a sandwich!
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2. Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe

Buffalo chicken dip is always a good idea, no matter the occasion.

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Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe
This Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe is the perfect easy appetizer to enjoy in the crockpot or oven! Filled with chicken, buffalo sauce, ranch, and cheese for the ultimate Buffalo Chicken Dip to enjoy anytime!
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3. Refried Bean Dip

Send your tastebuds on a wild ride in the best way with this refried bean dip. It’s creamy, spicy, and super simple to put together!

Refried bean dip with chips sticking out.
Refried Bean Dip
This easy creamy Refried Bean Dip is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser! Made with refried beans, sour cream, cream cheese, and Tex-Mex spices, it’s served warm from the oven with melted cheddar on top.
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4. Cheese Ball Recipe

Bring the cheese ball back in style with this classic recipe. With cheddar cheese, bacon, and chopped pecans, you really cannot go wrong.

cheese ball served with crackers in a white shallow bowl.
Cheese Ball Recipe
This easy Cheese Ball Recipe comes together with a handful of ingredients and a minimal prep time of just 15 minutes! Bacon, cheese, and chopped nuts combine to create a taste and texture everyone will love. It's perfect for holidays, game days, and any time really!
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5. Herb Cream Cheese Dip

A simple addition of herbs brings the base of this flavorful cream cheese dip to a whole new level of delicious. Serve it cold dip with chips, veggies, or crackers.

Herb Cream Cheese Dip
A rich, creamy dip that's packed with flavor and perfect for pairing with veggies, chips, crackers, and more!
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6. Pepper Jelly Cream Cheese Appetizer

Spice up your cream cheese with some pepper jelly for a sweet and spicy treat. It’s the perfect combination of flavors that you never knew you needed.

Pepper Jelly Cream Cheese Appetizer
Pepper Jelly Cream Cheese Appetizer is a great flavor combination of sweet, spicy and so delicious that you serve with crackers.
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7. Bacon Ranch Cream Cheese Spread

Love bacon? Ranch too? Then you’ll fall in love with this bacon ranch cream cheese spread. The combo of the bacon and ranch is one not to be missed!

Bacon Ranch Cream Cheese Spread
Try this incredibly simple and delicious Bacon Ranch Cream Cheese Spread that is quick to put together and great for serving at parties!
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8. Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip

You’ll feel no guilt taking second helpings of this healthy buffalo chicken dip. Featuring all the creamy, spicy goodness of the classic recipe, it’s lightened up with health ingredients for an easy recipe that’s sure to be a favorite on game day!

Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip is a delicious, lighter, no-guilt version of your favorite game-day appetizer! All the flavor of Buffalo Chicken Dip but a skinny version! #buffalochicken #buffalochickendip #dip #appetizer #gamedayappetizer #crockpot #slowcooker
Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip
Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip is a delicious, lighter, no-guilt version of your favorite game day appetizer!
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9. Crack Dip

Good luck eating just one serving of this crack dip. As you can guess from the name, it’s slightly addicting. Do yourself a favor and double the recipe so you have enough to go around!

Crack Dip
Crack dip is so good you might just find it, well… addictive! Cream cheese and sour cream combine to make a tangy ranch-flavored dip, with bacon and cheddar cheese to truly make it irresistible!
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10. Jalapeño Popper Dip

Satisfy your tastebuds with this jalapeño popper dip. Cheesy, creamy, and made with a hint of spice, it’s everything you love about classic jalapeño poppers in easy to eat dip.

Jalapeño Popper Dip
This jalapeño popper dip is easy, cheesy, and baked until bubbly, warm, and toasty on top. Serve it at your next party and watch it disappear!
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11. Layered Cream Cheese and Salsa Dip

Need a quick and simple appetizer for your next gathering? Go with this layered cream cheese and salsa dip. With layers and layers of flavor, it’s always a hit.

Layered Cream Cheese and Salsa Dip
This easy cream cheese and salsa dip uses just 5 ingredients and features 3 layers of delicious dipping. The nacho dip of your dreams!
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12. Dill Pickle Cheese Ball Recipe

Calling all dill pickle lovers! This one is for you. This dill pickle cheese ball is creamy, tangy, and a pickle lover’s dream come true.

Dill Pickle Cheese Ball Recipe
This Dill Pickle Cheese Ball Recipe is a fun way to serve pickle dip. Dill pickles and cream cheese shine in this easy appetizer that is great for parties, holidays or game day.
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13. Cucumber Cream Cheese Crack Dip

The next time you need an appetizer that is great for a big gathering, try out this cucumber cream cheese crack dip. It’s addicting, refreshing, and easy to make for an appetizer everyone will love.

Cucumber Cream Cheese Crack Dip
This creamy and delicious Cucumber Cream Cheese Crack Dip is the perfect party appetizer or snack for any occasion. Its unique flavor profile is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters.
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14. Pepperoni Cream Cheese Dip

Zesty pepperoni slices combine with smooth cream cheese to make a knockout of an appetizer. Serve this pepperoni cream cheese dip with crackers, or spread it over crusty bread for mini pizza-inspired bite.

Pepperoni Cream Cheese Dip
Pepperoni cream cheese spread flavors the fluffy whipped base with zesty pepperoni slices. Perfect for an easy appetizer and serving with crackers or sliced baguettes. During the holiday season and really all year long, I am all about easy entertaining. I don’t want to work harder than I have to in…
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15. Crab Rangoon Dip

If crab rangoon is always part of your take-out order, you are going to want to learn how to make this crab rangoon dip ASAP! Made with all the flavor you love and half the work, it’s an option no one can resist.

Crab Rangoon Dip
This Crab Rangoon Dip is the party-sized version of everyone’s favorite Chinese restaurant appetizer! If you’re looking for an instant hit for a holiday get-together, this is it!
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16. Spicy Sausage and Cheese Crock Pot Dip

With two kinds of cheese, black beans, corns, tomatoes, and green chilis, you really cannot go wrong. This sausage and cheese cream cheese dip features everything you could want in a tasty appetizer and then some!

Spicy Sausage and Cheese Crock Pot Dip
This Sausage Cheese Dip full of two kinds of cheese, black beans, corn, tomatoes and green chilis that is sure to please any crowd! 
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17. Easy Oreo Dip

If you are short on time and need a quick appetizer, look no further than this easy Oreo dip. The sweet recipe requires just 5 simple ingredients and takes just 10 minutes to whip up!

Easy Oreo Dip
You only need 5 ingredients and 10 minutes to make this creamy Oreo Dip.
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18. Chocolate Chip Dip

Add a touch of sweetness to your appetizer table with this chocolate chip dip. Ditch the crackers, and serve it with waffle cone pieces for the ultimate treat.

Chocolate Chip Dip
5 min Chocolate Chip Dip is the easiest Dessert Dip you will ever make. Loaded with chocolate chips and full rich Cheesecake Taste. WOW!
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19. Taco Seasoning Dip with Cream Cheese

If you love tacos, you will be all over this taco seasoning cream cheese dip. Make it a true taco experience, and serve the dip with corn tortilla chips.

Taco Seasoning Dip with Cream Cheese
Create this easy taco seasoning dip recipe for game day or a backyard BBQ to enjoy a naturally gluten free appetizer everyone will love.
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20. Funfetti Dip

Let your kids take charge of the appetizers, and give them this funfetti dip to make. It’s a fun no-bake recipe that even the littlest chef in the kitchen can help put together!

bowl of creamy fruit and cookie dip with animal crackers surrounding it
Funfetti Dip
This Funfetti Dip recipe has just 5 simple ingredients and literally requires no baking or cooking at all! Ready to eat in less than 5 minutes of time!
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21. Strawberry Cream Cheese Dip

Simple never tasted so good! This strawberry cream cheese dip uses a block of cream cheese and drapes strawberry sauce, basil, and balsamic vinegar over top to make a sweet appetizer that looks gourmet but is super simple to make.

Strawberry Cream Cheese Dip
This is the easiest and most flavorful cream cheese dip ever! The combined flavors of fresh basil, balsamic vinegar, and strawberry sauce over cream cheese is simply divine!
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22. Cheesecake Dip

Dessert appetizers are always a good idea. This creamy cheesecake dip is super smooth and will hit the spot every single time. Serve it with frehs fruit, graham crackers, pretzels, cookies, and more to emulate your favorite cheesecake.

Cheesecake Dip
Whether you serve it as a snack or dessert, this easy Cheesecake Dip is destined to be a hit! It has all the sweet-and-tangy flavor of cheesecake in the form of an irresistible dip. 
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23. Apple Toffee Dip

Save all of your apples from apple picking to make as chips for this apple toffee dip. The no-bake dip is filled with toffee bites and chocolate chips for a sweet, creamy bite and a bit of extra crunch that’s sure to satisfy your tastebites.

Apple Toffee Dip
Apple Toffee Dip is a cream cheese-based, no-bake dip that is loaded with toffee bits and chocolate chips that is a perfect apple dip.
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24. Sweet and Spicy Cream Cheese Dip

If sweet and spicy is one of your favorite flavor combinations, you won’t want to miss out on this sweet and spicy cream cheese dip. It’s easy to make and couldn’t be more of a crowd-pleaser!

Sweet and Spicy Cream Cheese Dip
This Cream Cheese Dip appetizer recipe is a snap to throw together and absolutely disappears whenever I serve it! Make it for potlucks, tailgates, and even as a fancy plated appetizer (we’ve got tips to dress it up)!
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25. Spinach Artichoke Dip

There is a reason why spinach artichoke dip is always on the menu. A fan favorite, it’s always guaranteed to disappear fast. In fact, you might as well make a double batch so there is enough to go around!

Ever wonder how to make spinach artichoke dip perfectly creamy? Try this perfect baked, hot spinach artichoke dip. #dip #spinach #appetizer #allthingsmamma |
Spinach Artichoke Dip
Ever wonder how to make spinach artichoke dip perfectly creamy? I’ll share my secrets to flavorful and perfect baked spinach artichoke dip. 
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26. Cranberry Jalapeño Dip

Skip buying cranberry jalapeño dip at the store and learn to make it yourself with this simple recipe. Just as tasty as the original, this sweet and spicy dip is the perfect option for every occassion.

A bowl of cranberry jalapeño dip.
Cranberry Jalapeño Dip
Cranberry Jalapeño Dip has it all: it’s sweet, spicy, tart, and creamy. If you love buying this dip from Costco during the holidays, you’ll want to save this copycat recipe so you can make it year-round!
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27. BLT Dip

If you love a good BLT, get ready to fall in love with this BLT dip. The classic BLT combination gets upgraded with ranch seasoning and cheese for a tasty appetizer that pairs well with everything.

This EASY BLT Dip starts with a cream cheese and sour cream mixture with Ranch seasoning. It’s served cold and topped with layers of crispy bacon, lettuce, tomatoes, and cheese.
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28. Creamy Hot Crab Dip

Add this creamy hot crab dip to your appetizer menu for holiday parties and game day. Naturally low-carb, keto, and gluten-free, it’s an easy recipe everyone at the party will enjoy!

Creamy Hot Crab Dip
This cheesy, hot crab dip is truly unbelievable! It’s a super easy, creamy appetizer made with crab, green onions, cream cheese, mayo, and cheese. It’s naturally low carb, keto, and gluten free, and is great for tailgating, holidays, or entertaining.
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