17 Affordable Dips to Serve a Crowd
Dips are the ultimate way to feed a crowd, and these recipes all impress while still going easy on your bank account. Most of these recipes involve pantry staples and a few blitzes in a food processor. All you need to do next is set them out with some chips, crackers, or cookies and watch the dip get demolished by your guests.
You don't need much more than canned chickpeas (cheap!) and ingredients you already have in your kitchen (free!).
Get the recipe: spicy hummus
Guy Fieri's Super Melty Cheese (SMC)
Real ingredients are going to taste way better than processed cheese sauce.
Get the recipe: Guy Fieri's super melty cheese
Peanut Butter S'mores Dip
This inexpensive dessert dip features Reese's!
Get the recipe: peanut butter s'mores dip
Mediterranean Layered Dip
This fresh take on the classic seven-layer dip doesn't require more than some fresh veggies, premade hummus, and a quick blended pesto.
Get the recipe: Mediterranean layered dip
Loaded Baked Potato Dip
You don't need any fancy ingredients to turn a staple side dish into a savory dip.
Get the recipe: loaded baked potato dip
Green Goddess Hummus
Chop in fresh herbs for an updated take on hummus.
Get the recipe: green goddess hummus
You only need three ingredients for this dip, two of which you probably keep stocked in your fridge.
Get the recipe: labneh (lemony yogurt cheese)
Oreo Cookie Dough Dip
For a couple of bucks, this Oreo cookie dough dip won't stand a chance against hungry people.
Get the recipe: Oreo cookie dough dip
Chili's Famous Skillet Queso Dip
Avoid paying too much for this cheesy, fiery dip by making it at home.
Get the recipe: Chili's famous Skillet Queso dip
3-Ingredient Funfetti Dip
No baking required to get the taste of this iconic cake.
Get the recipe: three-ingredient Funfetti dip
Creamy Homemade Hummus
Why overspend at the supermarket when you can make this at home?
Get the recipe: classic hummus
Nacho Cheese Dip
Doctor up Velveeta with some beer and some spice rack staples.
Get the recipe: nacho cheese dip
Charred Tomatillo and Chipotle Salsa
The key ingredients in this salsa are tomatillos and adobo chiles.
Get the recipe: chipotle-tomatillo salsa
Sriracha upgrades this classic without breaking the bank.
Get the recipe: sriracha hummus
Chevy's Copycat Chile Con Queso
You don't need to trek to Chevy's to indulge on the signature crowd pleaser.
Get the recipe: Chevy's copycat chile con queso