Dips and Spreads

Try our dips and spreads for Thanksgiving appetizers your guests will love to snack on. From cream cheese, vegetable, crab, and sour cream dips to cheesy spreads, bruschettas, and more, our appetizer recipes will give you plenty of Thanksgiving choices.

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Veggie Mix with Ranch Dip

Better Homes and Gardens

Even the fussiest eaters will enjoy vegetables when you pair them with ranch dip and offer them in single-serving cups.

Total: 15 mins

Savory Party Dip

Better Homes and Gardens

This delicious dip recipe can be prepared in 10 minutes. Make ahead to enhance the flavor.

Creamy Butternut Squash Dip


Think of this vegetarian bean dip as butternut squash-flavored hummus.

Total: 1 hr 15 mins

Peanut Fruit Spread

Better Homes and Gardens

Customize this nutty spread with your favorite dried fruit. Serve on crackers for a snack or appetizer.

Total: 10 mins

Mudslide Dip

Midwest Living

Make this tasty, easy corn chip dip, which includes just two ingredients, for an appetizer at your next casual get-together.

Potted Pepper Dip

Better Homes and Gardens

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.

Feta, Honey & Date Spread

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 20 mins

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.

Pumpkin Dip

Better Homes and Gardens

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.

Creamy Crab Dip

Better Homes and Gardens

Fiesta Dip

Midwest Living

Baked Crab and Gouda Cheese Pots

Better Homes and Gardens

Welcoming Cheddar Ring

Midwest Living

Cheese and fruit preserves combine for this appetizer spread that blends salty and sweet flavors.

Spicy Chicken-Bean Dip

Better Homes and Gardens

Carrot Cake Jam

Midwest Living

This sweet fruit-and-carrot-filled jam tastes so indulgent, it's like having dessert for breakfast. But at only 48 calories per serving, you can indulge all you want.

Hot Artichoke and Asiago Cheese Dip

Better Homes and Gardens

Set out this hot artichoke and mushroom appetizer dip while watching the big game or entertaining Christmas guests.

Baba Ganoush

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