Dips and Spreads
Add these flavorful snacks, dips, and spreads to your Christmas appetizer buffet. From a rich and creamy wild mushroom dip to stuffed dates, herb-baked olives, and more, these festive dips and spreads are the perfect Christmas party snacks.
Even the fussiest eaters will enjoy vegetables when you pair them with ranch dip and offer them in single-serving cups.
This delicious dip recipe can be prepared in 10 minutes. Make ahead to enhance the flavor.
Think of this vegetarian bean dip as butternut squash-flavored hummus.
This versatile holiday dessert goes great with other favorites such as shortbread, pound cake, seasonal breads, and ice cream.
Customize this nutty spread with your favorite dried fruit. Serve on crackers for a snack or appetizer.
The original spicy dip recipe, from 1978, was spooned in green peppers and served with tortilla chips. This up-to-date version calls for colorful, vitamin-loaded pepper cups and assorted dippers of vegetables, breadsticks, and crackers.
Whether you're tailgating or watching football on TV, this chunky artichoke dip makes delicious snacking.
Welcome holiday guests with these quick-prep crackers. Made with mild cheddar and toasted pecans, they pair beautifully with chunky apple butter.
Make this tasty, easy corn chip dip, which includes just two ingredients, for an appetizer at your next casual get-together.
Jalapeno pepper jelly adds zing to this show-stopping, buttery appetizer. The sweet-hot jelly accents the pastry-wrapped Brie and fruit.
Serve this simple appetizer dip in a hollowed out pumpkin for a fun fall or Halloween party. Duplicate the magical pumpkin bowl or use a white or glass bowl to hold the creamy dip.
A garnish of pomegranate seeds and mint gives colorful spark to this healthy and refreshing dip. Serve with pita chips, crisp breadsticks or vegetables.
This savory cheesecake, topped with avocado dip, tomatoes, and cilantro, makes a great appetizer for a party. Serve it with tortilla chips or crackers.
This ever-popular appetizer is known by many names, such as seven-layer spread. Whatever you call it, it's always a hit.
Caramelizing the onion adds a sweet taste to a homemade dip served with vegetables or chips.
Don't be surprised when your guests gather around this appetizer. With 12 ounces of cheese and a jar of salsa, you know this hot dip has to be good.