Cream Cheese Dips

Cream cheese dip or cream cheese spreads can be served hot or cold. These quick recipes for cream cheese dip dress up your table with taste and color -- they're made with everything from fruit to crab to chili peppers.

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Lemon-Chive Cheese Dip

Better Homes and Gardens

The perfect make ahead dip that blends fruit, herbs, and cheese. Serve it with snack crackers and fresh vegetables when entertaining.

Safari Dip

Better Homes and Gardens

Stuff celery with this peanut butter and honey dip, or serve with crunchy vegetables or fruits.

Total: 10 mins

Creamy Collard Dip

Better Homes and Gardens

With collard greens, this rich and creamy party dip packs a healthy dose of vitamin A.

Lemongrass Shrimp Pate

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Lemon grass, an herb used to flavor Thai soups and teas, has a mild citrus taste. In this recipe, the herb works with cilantro, garlic, and a fresh chile to give shrimp spread Asian-style flavors.

Palmer House's Carrot Cake

Midwest Living

Sweet apricot preserves act as the "glue" between the layers of this moist carrot cake.

Whoo-Hoo Hooty

Better Homes and Gardens

Serve this easy cheese spread with fruit or crackers at your next party. Shape it like an owl for extra fun.

Cucumber Party Dip

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 15 mins

Berry Blue Cheese Spread

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Dried blueberries and blue cheese are the stars of this creamy appetizer recipe that credits its crunch to pecans added just before serving.

Club Sandwich Dip

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Creamy Crab Dip

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How to Make Cheese Dip

While canapes and caviar have their place, it's usually not at tailgating parties, movie nights, or backyard cookouts. When it comes to casual get-togethers, the way to really wow your guests is to know how to make cheese dips. From spicy queso to chili cheese to spinach and artichoke, cheese dips are always a delicious hit.

Gorgonzola-Walnut Cheese Mold

Better Homes and Gardens

A small bowl serves as a simple mold for this smooth combination of cheese and sour cream.

Cream Cheese and Yogurt Fruit Dip

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Very Veggie Dip

Diabetic Living

Bored with hummus or regular ranch dressing? Try this light and creamy vegetable dip for your next appetizer spread.

Total: 20 mins

Tricolor Peppercorn Cheese Ball

Better Homes and Gardens

Here's an easy homemade cheese ball appetizer recipe to serve for Christmas, Kwanzaa, New Year's, or other special occasion.

Bell-Ringer Salsa Cheesecake

Midwest Living

This savory cheesecake, topped with avocado dip, tomatoes, and cilantro, makes a great appetizer for a party. Serve it with tortilla chips or crackers.

Spicy Chicken-Bean Dip

Better Homes and Gardens
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