What's game day without a dip or two... or three?
Does a table full of nothing but dips and foods to dip into them sound like the perfect game day spread? It kind of does, doesn't it.
Whether you want to do an all-dip game day menu or just serve a dip or two alongside the traditional sports-watching foods such as wings, pizza, nachos, and brownies, you'll find tons of inspiration below, from classics like crab dip and Buffalo chicken dip to creative twists like lasagna dip and shrimp cocktail dip.
Get ready to dive into the delicious satisfaction of these 22 dips as you cheer on your favorite team.
Neiman Marcus created this easy-to-make, creamy dip that's so rich, it tastes like a million dollars. Have buttery round crackers to dip into this dreamy, creamy concoction.
Lasagna isn't a go-to game day dish per se, but this lasagna dip may become your newest dip tradition. Why? Well for starters, you get to dip garlic bread in it.
Get Recipe: Too Tired To Make Lasagna? Make This Dip Instead
A block of cream cheese, one jar of Trader Joe's Cowboy Caviar Salsa, and shredded Mexican-style cheese are all you need for this out-of-this-world delicious dip.
You already like to scoop up your chili with chips, right? Now commit and officially turn it into a dip you won't be able to stop dipping into.
Half the work of eggplant Parmesan, this dip takes the traditional eggplant Parm ingredients and blends them into a dip that's great for toasted baguettes or crackers.
Spread minced cooked shrimp mixed with a mignonette (don't worry—it's not as fancy to make as it sounds) over cocktail sauce that sits atop a lemony cream cheese and sour cream base. Yum!
Spread chocolate chips in an oven-safe skillet. Top with marshmallows. Bake. Serve with graham crackers, cookies, pretzels, or sliced apples. Watch it disappear.
Get Recipe: S'Mores Dip
Is it a dip or a spread? Maybe this pot of gold made with cheddar, mayo, chopped pimentos, and Worcestershire sauce is both. Spread it on crackers or dip raw veggies in it.
Get Recipe: Pimento Cheese
Everything you love about a flavorful, cheesy tuna melt sandwich, but in hot dip form. Serve with toasted rye triangles to get the full vibe.
Get Recipe: Tuna Melt Dip
This 1970s retro appetizer deserves to make a comeback. Layers of whipped cream cheese, shredded cheddar, mango chutney and chopped green onion are perfect for scooping up with an assortment of crackers.
Smooth and creamy with a slight tang and just a bit of heat, this popular dip is best served straight from the pan on a stove on low heat or put in a slow cooker set on warm.
Get Recipe: Queso Dip
Buffalo chicken dip is almost as much of a must on game day as Buffalo chicken wings are. Top this hot, creamy, spicy version with crumbled blue cheese to up its yumminess.
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Besides being delicious and a sure-fire hit with guests, the beauty of this tangy dip is that it stays warm in the slow cooker throughout the entire game. But it may not last that long.
Get Recipe: Slow Cooker Spinach Feta Dip
You may have had good spinach artichoke dip before but have ever had it with bacon? It adds a smoky component that takes this classic to the next level.
Get Recipe: Spinach Artichoke Dip with Bacon
The hardest part of making this guac is having perfectly ripe avocados on hand to do so. If you do, try this simple dip made with red onion, lime juice, jalapeño, and of course, cilantro.
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Use canned chopped clams for this cream cheese and sour cream dip seasoned with Old Bay that comes together super fast. Make it at least 12 hours before serving for all the flavors to meld together.
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A queso dip made with nuts and vegetables? Yup! Vegans will be delighted with it and non-vegans may not realize they're not eating cheese.
Get Recipe: Vegan Queso
Whether you're buying wings from your go-to corner bar or making your own, if you're dipping them in bland bottled blue cheese salad dressing, you're disrespecting those wings. Do it right and whip up this blue cheese sauce with big chunks of real blue cheese for your wing dip.
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These seven layers of Mexican-inspired deliciousness—refried beans, shredded cheese, green chiles, avocado, tomato, sour cream, and black olives—never disappoint.
Get Recipe: 7 Layer Bean Dip
Forget bland onion soup mix stirred into sour cream and mayo. This dip is a little more work because you caramelize the onions before you make it, but it is so incredibly worth it.
Get Recipe: Homemade French Onion Dip
Corned beef, sauerkraut, swiss cheese, cream cheese, and Thousand Island dressing—all the best things about a Reuben sandwich—also make a fantastic hot dip.
Get Recipe: Hot Reuben Dip
You can make this hot crab dip ahead of time and keep it covered in the fridge, unbaked. Then bake it just before you're ready to serve for a hot, bubbly, treat.
Get Recipe: Hot Crab Dip
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