10 of the best homemade dips for chips, crackers & veggies – from delicious fresh salsa to a creamy herb-rich garlic dip to a tongue-tingling buffalo chicken dip, this list of dip recipes has something for everyone and for every occasion! 

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10 Homemade Dips

If you are looking for a quick appetizer or snack, these 10 dips will do the trick! All you need is some chips, crackers, or veggies, and one (or three!) of these delicious creations to make an appetizer spread for special occasions.

From classic homemade instant pot hummus to a creamy loaded baked potato dip (yum!), this list has got you covered.

You can also mix and match by making two or three different dips to offer your guests more variety! I hope that you enjoy my top ten list of homemade dips for chips, crackers, and vegetables.

10 of the Best Homemade Dips For Chips, Crackers & Veggies

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Rotel Dip with Ground Beef
Only three ingredients in this easy dip that is a hit at any party. Rotel Dip is beefy, cheesy, and a little bit spicy!
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Easy Taco Dip Recipe
This Easy Taco Dip Recipe is layered with cream cheese, salsa, and other toppings that only takes minutes to prep. Serve it at your next game day party!
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garlic herb dip topped with chives.
Garlic Herb Dip
Garlic Herb Dip starts with a cream cheese base and then is filled with fresh herbs. Pair this super easy dip recipe with crackers, chips, or veggies to make the perfect quick snack for your next party or game day.
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Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Dip
Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Dip has just FIVE ingredients and it makes a big batch that's perfect for parties, get-togethers, or game days! This dip couldn't be easier to make because it's a slow cooker dip recipe! Put the ingredients into a crock pot and you can serve the dip right from the slow cooker, too!
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Creamy Salsa Dip
Two ingredient Creamy Salsa Dip couldn't be easier. Cool cream cheese mixed with spicy salsa is the perfect, simple dip!
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Crock Pot Spinach Artichoke Dip
A delicious no-mayo version of Spinach & Artichoke Dip made right in the slow cooker!
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Loaded Baked Potato Dip only has three ingredients and is perfect for game day snacking. If you love loaded baked potatoes, you'll love dipping your chips or potato wedges into this simple dip! | www.persnicketyplates.com
Loaded Baked Potato Dip
Loaded Baked Potato Dip only has three ingredients and is perfect for game day snacking. If you love loaded baked potatoes, you’ll love dipping your chips or potato wedges into this simple dip!
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Homemade Salsa (On the Border Copycat)
Homemade Salsa (On the Border Copycat)
Learn how to make homemade salsa in the blender that tastes just like On the Border’s!
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Instant Pot Hummus
This easy instant pot hummus starts with dry chickpeas but no soaking is required when you make it in the instant pot! This homemade hummus will be ready for snacking in no time.
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Chicken Fajita Dip
Served as a dip or an entree, this cheesy chicken fajita casserole is full of shredded chicken, onions, and colorful bell peppers seasoned with traditional fajita spices and baked until golden and bubbly.
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bagel chip dipping into everything bagel dip.
Everything Bagel Dip Recipe
This 3-ingredient Everything Bagel Dip can be whipped up in minutes and served cold! It's got the garlicky, earthy flavors of everything bagel seasoning in a thick, creamy dip, perfect for dipping crackers, chips, bread, and veggies!
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Easy Cowboy Caviar
Cowboy caviar is a beautiful and flavorful chunky dip made with juicy tomatoes, crunchy bell peppers, beans, corn, avocado, and cilantro coated in a spicy citrus homemade dressing. It can also be used as a side salad, a condiment, or a topping, but we love it best with tortilla chips to scoop up a little of everything in every bite!
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Dips For Chips, Crackers & Veggies FAQs

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What is good to dip plain chips in?

If by plain chips you’re thinking of the thin-cut potato chips sprinkled with sea salt, then I would recommend any of the following dips: french onion dip, ranch dressing dip, sour cream and chive dip, loaded baked potato, or even guacamole.

What is good to dip veggie sticks in?

One of my favorite dips for veggies is a simple homemade hummus! If you want to serve another dip alongside your veggie sticks, a healthy homemade ranch dip goes great as well.

What vegetables go along well with dips?

When making a veggie tray for dips, you want to pick vegetables that are easy to bite into, hold up well to heavy toppings, and have a mild flavor.

Good options for dipping are: carrots, celery sticks, cucumber slices, broccoli florets, cauliflower florets, grape tomatoes, and bell pepper strips.

What are some good cracker dips?

One of my favorite cracker dips is a simple cream cheese-based dip like my garlic and herb dip. A thick dip like my slow cooker buffalo chicken dip or creamy artichoke spinach dip are also great options. 

If you wanted to get fanicer, perhaps a smoked salmon pate?

What do you dip corn chips in?

Corn chips are pretty versatile when it comes to dips! You could go with a classic guacamole dip, black bean dip, or salsa. My personal favorite is this easy three-ingredient Rotel Dip with Ground Beef!

What dips go with tortilla chips?

The better question here might be…what dips don’t go with tortilla chips? Tortilla chips are a blank canvas, so you can pretty much dip anything in them. I personally like to stick with traditional Mexican-style dips such as a layered taco dip, queso fundido, or salsa for tortilla chip appetizers! (p.s. If you’ve never had homemade tortilla chips, you’ve got to try my recipe!)

What goes well with pita chips?

Pita chips and hummus is a match made in heaven. You could also try my favorite loaded baked potato dip or this creamy artichoke spinach dip!

What are the best crackers for dips?

You can use pretty much any type of crackers for dips. From Ritz, TownHouse, to Triscuits and Wheat Thins, any type of cracker will do. 

So there you have it: my top ten list of homemade dips for chips, crackers, and vegetables!

Whether you are looking for a quick and easy appetizer or something more substantial, I hope that this list has something for you.

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Happy dipping, friends! 🙂

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  2. 5 stars
    Yummy homemade dips that are perfect for any snack time! You have put together a mouth-watering list of dip recipes that are sure to satisfy any craving. These dips are easy to prepare and perfect for dipping chips, crackers, and veggies. Whether you’re hosting a party or simply looking for a delicious snack, these homemade dips are a must-try.