Our Favorite Party Dips

12 easy recipes from spicy queso to creamy hummus.

Hot and Sweet Red Pepper Dip with Walnuts and Pomegranates

Hot and Sweet Red Pepper Dip with Walnuts and Pomegranates

In Turkey, pomegranates' red color denotes life and fertility. Muhammara is a hot and sweet Middle Eastern dip made from peppers, walnuts, and pomegranate molasses. See the recipe for Hot and Sweet Red Pepper Dip with Walnuts and Pomegranates »William Abranowicz
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Spinach and Artichoke Dip

We like to use thawed, frozen artichoke hearts in this creamy, classic dip. See the recipe for Spinach Artichoke Dip »André Baranowski
Creamy Watercress Dip

Creamy Watercress Dip

Creamy cottage cheese combines with watercress, lemon, chive, and parsley to make this bright dip for raw vegetables.Helen Rosner
Roasted Carrot and White Bean Dip

Roasted Carrot and White Bean Dip

Carrots are roasted with rosemary and garlic until tender and slightly caramelized before being puréed with cannelini beans and coriander to make a vibrant, sweet, and earthy dip for raw veggies or pita chips.Helen Rosner
Lemon Parmesan Dip

Lemon Parmesan Dip

Creamy and bright-tasting, lemon parmesan dip makes for an excellent accompaniment to a chip or crudité platter.Helen Rosner