When it comes to food, I’m a complete dip whore. I could eat it every day if I wasn’t worried about being able to fit into my pants. Ok, I’ll be honest. When it comes to dip I don’t care if I can fit into my pants. There. I said it. Here are some great dip recipes for you to try. Enjoy!

Party Cheese Ball

Ingredients
1. 2 packages of 250g softened cream cheese.
2. 2 cups shredded old cheddar cheese.
3. 1 tbsp finely chopped onions.
4. 1 tbsp chopped red bell peppers.
5. 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce.
5. 1 tsp lemon juice.
6. 1 dash of cayenne pepper.
7. 1 cup chopped toasted pecans.

Directions
1. Beat cream cheese and cheddar in a small bowl until well blended.
2. Add all remaining ingredients except nuts. Mix well and refrigerate for several hours.
3. Shape into ball. Roll in nuts and serve with your choice of crackers.

Cheesy Pizza Dip

Ingredients
1. 1 package of 250g softened cream cheese.
2. 1/2 cup pizza sauce.
3. 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese.
4. 2 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese.
5. 2 tbsp chopped red pepper.
6. 2 tbsp chopped green pepper.
7. 1 tsp Italian seasoning.

Directions
1. Spread cream cheese onto bottom oven 9 inch pie plate. Cover with pizza sauce and top with remaining ingredients.
2. Bake on low heat until heated through.
3. Serve with crackers or heated french bread.

Layered Shrimp Dip

Ingredients
1. 1 package of 250g cream cheese.
2. 1/4 cup sour cream.
3. 1/4 cup mayonnaise or miracle whip.
4. 2 large finely chopped shallots.
5. 1/2 cup chili sauce.
6. 2 cups cooked shrimp.
7. 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese.
8. 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese.
9. 2 diced tomatoes.
10. 1 diced yellow pepper.

Directions
1. Mix cream cheese spread, sour cream and mayonnaise in a medium bowl until well blended.
2. Stir in shallots and spread onto large serving platter. Top with chili sauce.
3. Cover with layers of shrimp, shredded cheese, tomatoes and peppers.
4. Serve immediately with crackers or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Layered Mexican Dip

Ingredients
1. 1 package 250g softened cream cheese.
2. 1/2 cup salsa.
3. 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese.
4. 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese.
5. 1/4 cup chopped cilantro.
6. 1/4 cup sliced green onions.
7. 1/2 cup sliced pitted ripe olives.
8. 1/2 cup chopped avocados.
9. 1/2 cups drained and rinsed canned black beans.

Directions
1. Spread cream cheese onto the bottom of a 9 inch serving dish or bowl.
2. Top with salsa, shredded cheese and toppings.
3. Serve with crackers or tortilla chips.

Hot Artichoke-Parmesan Dip

Ingredients
1. 1 cup miracle whip dressing.
2. 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese.
3. 1 can drained and chopped artichoke hearts.
4. 2 chopped green onions.

Directions
1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Mix all ingredients.
3. Spoon into shallow ovenproof dish.
4. Bake 15 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
5. Serve with crackers.

Cheesy Spinach And Bacon Dip

Ingredients
1. 1 300g package of thawed and drained spinach.
2. 1 lb. velveeta processed cheese, cut into 1/2 inch cubes.
3. 1 package of 125g cream cheese.
4. 1 cup salsa.
5. 8 slices of crisply cooked and crumbled bacon.

Directions
1. Combine all ingredients.
2. Bake in oven on low until mixture starts bubbling.
3. Serve with crackers or cut up vegetables.

Creamy Crab And Red Pepper Spread

Ingredients
1. 2 thinly sliced green onions.
2. 1 250g package of cream cheese.
3. 1 can of drained crabmeat.
4. 1/2 cup shredded old cheddar cheese.
5. 1/2 cup finely chopped red peppers.
6. 1 tbsp Dijon mustard.

Directions
1. Put aside 2 tbsp of the onions.
2. Mix remaining onions with all remaining ingredients.
3. Cover.
4. Refrigerate for at least one hour.
5. Sprinkle with remaining onions.
6. Serve with onions.

Cheesy Salsa Dip

Ingredients
1. 1 250g package of softened cream cheese.
2. 1 cup salsa.
3. 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese.
4. 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese.
5. 2 tbsp sliced green onions.

Directions
1. Spread cream cheese onto an oven usable plate or dish.
2. Top with salsa and shredded cheese.
3. Bake on low until cheese has melted.
4. Sprinkle with onions.
5. Serve with crackers or cut up vegetables.

Parmesan Confetti Dip

Ingredients
1. 1 cup sour cream.
2. 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese.
3. 1/2 cup miracle whip dressing.
4. 1/2 cup finely chopped green pepper.
5. 1/2 cup finely chopped red pepper.
6. 1/2 tsp garlic powder.

Directions
1. Mix all ingredients.
2. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
3. Serve with crackers or cut up vegetables.

Lobster Fondue Dip

Ingredients
1. 2 tbsp margarine.
2. 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese.
3. 1 tsp hot pepper sauce.
4. 1/3 cup dry white wine.
5. 1 cup shredded lobster.

Directions
1. Melt butter in saucepan.
2. Gradually stir in cheese until melted.
3. Add the rest of ingredients until melted.
4. Serve with crackers or warmed french bread.

Fruit Dip

Ingredients
1. 1 cup milk.
2. 1 package instant vanilla pudding.
3. 3 tsp kahlua.
4. 1 cup cool whip.

Directions
1. Combine all ingredients.
2. Chill.
3. Serve with fruit.

I hope that you enjoy these dip recipes. They are all pretty simple and are great for when you’re having a get together. Or, if you’re like me, sitting at home by yourself watching real housewives. If you have a favorite dip, let me know! My pants won’t thank you for it, but I sure will.

xo Stephanie