14 Crazy Good Cream Cheese Dips

smoked salmon dip
Photo: McCormick

Cream cheese adds luxurious silkiness to everything it's added to, and these cream cheese dip recipes illustrate just how versatile the ingredient is. Customize your dip based on budget, taste, and time. Whether you opt for a spicy baked dip or prefer a cool and sweet blend, there's a delicious, dippable option here for you. Dive into 14 of our favorite cream cheese dip recipes.

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Baked Buffalo Chicken Dip

overhead view of a bowl of Buffalo chicken dip garnished with chopped green onions

The well-loved blend of cream cheese, hot sauce, and rotisserie chicken gets a spicy update. Seafood seasoning and a big pinch of cayenne give this dip an unmistakable edge. Bake until golden brown and bubbling with cream cheesy goodness.

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Spicy Mexican Cream Cheese Dip

spicy mexican cream cheese dip pull
My Hot Southern Mess

You'll only need six ingredients to make this flavorful dip with tons of texture. The decadent blend of bacon, corn, jalapeño peppers, and cream cheese makes for an easy but unforgettable dish.

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Jalapeño Popper Spread

Jalapeno Popper Spread

This rich dip has over 3,000 5-star ratings. Only five ingredients create a perfectly creamy, cool, and spicy experience that's ready to share in under 15 minutes.

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Tuscan Cream Cheese Spread

tuscan cream cheese spread on white dish

Artichoke hearts and sun-dried tomatoes make this dip delectable. Green onions and olives add a great snap to the texture, while fresh parsley gives it a delicious brightness.

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Easy Cheese Dip

Easy Cheese Dip

A simple but seriously delicious combination of cream cheese, sour cream, and Cheddar cheese. A great dip for when you need a crowd-pleaser in a hurry.

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Florentine Artichoke Dip

artichoke dip

A highly rated dip inspired by the flavors of Italy. Use softened cream cheese, garlic, spinach, and lemon juice to create a perfectly tangy baked dip that you'll revisit again and again.

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Southern Pimento Cheese

Southern Pimento Cheese
Holiday Baker

"The best pimento cheese ever!" raves home cook Nicola. "The only thing we added was fresh chopped jalapeno peppers. I've also made a healthier version of it by using fat-free cottage cheese instead of mayo and it's still really good!"

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Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Dip

glass dish of chocolate chip cheesecake dip
Ann Freele

Sweetened cream cheese and chocolate chips combine for a scrumptious treat that's reminiscent of a chocolate cheesecake. Use graham crackers, pretzels, or fresh fruit for dipping.

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Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip

portrait shot cranberry cream cheese dip

This one-of-a-kind blend of flavors makes for a uniquely addictive treat. Jalapeño, cumin, and cranberries create a sweet spiciness while lemon juice gives just the right amount of lift.

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Hot Baked Reuben Dip

Hot Baked Reuben Dip
Chef John

A first-rate sandwich converted into a fantastic baked dip. Use cream cheese to give this recipe the velvety, cheesy, and filling result your family will go crazy for.

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Chicken Enchilada Dip

chicken enchilada dip

Home cooks love this simple, super cheesy enchilada dip. "Fantastic dish," says Sherri-MC. "I made this to take to work and it was a tremendous hit. This works great also using the fat-free and low fat ingredients!"

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Baked Potato Dip

Baked Potato Dip
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Everything you like on a loaded baked potato in dip form. Satisfyingly creamy and simple: just combine ingredients, cover, and refrigerate overnight.

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Seattle Smoked Salmon Dip

smoked salmon dip

Seafood and cream cheese are a match made in heaven. Flaked smoked salmon joins Cheddar cheese and green onions in a sharp but silky dip experience. Refrigerate for at least an hour to allow flavors to marry.

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Fruit Dip

Fruit Dip II

All you'll need is two ingredients and you're good to go with this sweet, creamy recipe. Simply combine marshmallow creme and and softened cream cheese, then dip to your hearts content!

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