Winter Dip Recipes Your Guests Will Devour · Seasonal Cravings

As the winter chill sets in, there’s nothing like cozying up with some heartwarming dips to elevate your snack game. Our collection of winter dip recipes is here to add a delicious twist to your cold-weather gatherings. From creamy spinach and artichoke dip to savory hot cheese fondue, these recipes are designed to bring warmth and flavor to your table. No need to hibernate from socializing – these dips are the perfect excuse to gather friends and family for a comforting, dip-filled feast.

Game Day Pizza Roll Skillet Dip

Pizza rolls and dip topped with melted cheese.
Game Day Pizza Roll Skillet Dip. Photo credit: PinkWhen.

This skillet pizza rolls and dip recipe are the perfect easy appetizer for homegating or tailgating to celebrate your favorite team. They’re easy to eat and boast delicious flavors in every bite. Get the Recipe: Game Day Pizza Roll Skillet Dip

Baked Brie with Sweet Red Pepper Jam

Round of brie on a black plate with sauce on top.
Baked Brie with Sweet Red Pepper Jam. Photo credit: PinkWhen.

This delicious jam is dolloped on top of brie cheese that has been baked in a 375 degree F oven for 15 minutes. Top with toasted pine nuts and a sprinkle of parsley. It’s melty, gooey and utter perfection. Get the Recipe: Baked Brie with Sweet Red Pepper Jam

Pumpkin Goat Cheese Dip

A bowl of pumpkin hummus with pumpkin seeds and apples.
Pumpkin Goat Cheese Dip. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Pumpkin goat cheese dip with caramelized onions can be served warmed or cold, it’s a great addition to your party spread and perfect for the holidays. Try it with crackers, sliced fall/winter fruits or vegetables! Get the Recipe: Pumpkin Goat Cheese Dip

Butternut Squash Dip

A bowl of hummus with cranberries and herbs.
Butternut Squash Dip. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

This butternut squash dip is made with goat cheese and cream cheese for a super creamy texture then topped with a festive tart cherry compote. Serve it with some pita chips for the perfect holiday appetizer! Get the Recipe: Butternut Squash Dip

Easy Hormel Chili Cheese Dip Recipe

Cheesy chili dip in a white bowl.
Easy Hormel Chili Cheese Dip Recipe. Photo credit: My Everyday Table.

Have a big game coming up? This Hormel chili cheese dip is the perfect appetizer! You can make this chili cream cheese dip in just a few minutes of prep and a few minutes of heat. This hot chili cheese dip recipe is comprised of layers of cream cheese, Hormel chili and shredded cheese. Get the Recipe: Easy Hormel Chili Cheese Dip Recipe

Rotel Dip

Rotel Ddip in a cast iron pan.
Rotel Dip. Photo credit: Cheerful Cook.

Made with just a few simple ingredients, including ground beef, Rotel tomatoes, and creamy Velveeta cheese, this dip is quick to prepare and perfect for serving with tortilla chips or crackers. Get the Recipe: Rotel Dip

Cream Cheese Balls

Pumpkin cheese balls on a wooden cutting board.
Cream Cheese Balls. Photo credit: The Gracious Pantry.

Cream cheese balls make an excellent appetizer for parties and gatherings. They’re especially great when served with sliced vegetables and crackers. You can make one big cheese ball that everyone can eat from, “dip-style”. But turn them into individual servings, and you’ve got a fun and festive appetizer each person can put on their own plate. Get the Recipe: Cream Cheese Balls

Herbed Cottage Cheese Dip (Boursin-Style!)

A bowl of dip with carrots and celery.
Herbed Cottage Cheese Dip (Boursin-Style!). Photo credit: The Fiery Vegetarian.

This whipped cottage cheese dip with tons of herbs and garlic is perfect for dipping veggies or chips in or spreading on crackers and just takes a few minutes to make. So tasty it will convert even cottage-cheese haters! Get the Recipe: Herbed Cottage Cheese Dip (Boursin-Style!)

Easy Pumpkin Pie Hummus

Hummus on a blue plate with bread on the side.
Easy Pumpkin Pie Hummus. Photo credit: Food Plus Words.

This oriental dip comes with a prep time of just 15 minutes, and it’s filled with amazing flavors that are sure to satisfy your every taste bud. It’s important to remember that once you try this dip once, you’ll be very tempted to try it over and over again. Get the Recipe: Easy Pumpkin Pie Hummus

Smoky Roasted Eggplant Dip With Bell Pepper & Walnut

A person is dipping a tortilla into a bowl of hummus.
Smoky Roasted Eggplant Dip With Bell Pepper & Walnut. Photo credit: My Pure Plants.

This roasted eggplant and red pepper dip is a smoky, rich, flavorful dip. It is the combination of two popular Middle Eastern classics baba ganoush and muhammara. Serve it with vegetables or with sliced pita bread, but it is especially delicious added to a grilled cheese sandwich. Get the Recipe: Smoky Roasted Eggplant Dip With Bell Pepper & Walnut

Smooth & Creamy Hummus

Hummus with olives and crackers in a bowl.
Smooth & Creamy Hummus. Photo credit: Pass Me Some Tasty.

This smooth and creamy hummus takes just 5 minutes to make! Serve with pita, crackers, or veggies for a tasty appetizer. This dip is also delicious spread on a sandwich, served with falafel or kofta, or as an addition to a grain bowl. It’s a quick and easy dip that everyone will love! Get the Recipe: Smooth & Creamy Hummus

Smoked Cream Cheese Dip

A casserole dish with a smoked cream cheese dip recipes served with chips. This is one of the best fall dip recipes.
Smoked Cream Cheese – Tik Tok Recipe. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

It’s one of the best smoked appetizer ideas you can make with a pellet grill or Traeger smoker. Find out how to smoke cheese and get ready for this brand new jalapeno and cheese flavour experience with this tasty appetizer dip. Get the Recipe: Smoked Cream Cheese

Smoked Gouda Bacon Cheddar Cheese Dip

A bowl of dip with pretzels and pretzel sticks.
Smoked Gouda Bacon Cheddar Cheese Dip. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

Smoked gouda bacon cheddar cheese dip pairs beautifully with pretzels. So if you’re looking for the best pretzel cheese sauce recipe, look no further. This cheese dipping sauce is made with smoked gouda, cheddar and cream cheese, along with other flavourful ingredients. Get the Recipe: Smoked Gouda Bacon Cheddar Cheese Dip

Tomatillo Red Chili Salsa

A bowl of salsa and tortilla chips on a wooden table.
Tomatillo Red Chili Salsa. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

Make your own fresh tomatillo red chili salsa with this easy copycat Chipotle recipe that’s perfect as a snack or appetizer with chips or crackers, and goes great with steak, chicken, or any south of the border inspired meal. Get the Recipe: Tomatillo Red Chili Salsa

Baked Artichoke Dip

An artichoke dip in a white bowl on a wooden cutting board.
Photo credit:xoxoBella

This baked artichoke dip is quick and easy to throw together. It’s perfect when you have last minute guests show up! I love making this hot artichoke appetizer and enjoying it with toasted baguette slices, chips, crackers, or veggie crudités. Get the Recipe: Baked Artichoke Dip

Slow Cooker Spicy Corn and Jalapeño Cheese Dip

Mexican dip in a bowl with chips and salsa. This is one of the best game day dips.
Spicy Corn and Jalapeño Cheese Dip. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

With its addictive taste and easy crockpot preparation, spicy corn and jalapeño cheese dip is the ultimate appetizer for any gathering. Whether you prefer it mild or with an extra kick of spice, this Mexican-inspired dip is a delicious and satisfying snack to enjoy with chips. Get the Recipe: Spicy Corn and Jalapeno Dip

Roasted Red Pepper Cream Cheese Dip

A wood bowl full of red pepper dip and pita chips beside.
Roasted Red Pepper Cream Cheese Dip. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

Although most grocery stores carry sweet pepper dip and other dipping options, this homemade roasted red pepper cream cheese dip is well worth the effort. It’s a Mediterranean-inspired dip with bell peppers, basil, garlic, shallot, and more. Get the Recipe: Roasted Red Pepper Cream Cheese Dip

Roasted Red Pepper Dip

Red pepper dip with chips.
Roasted Red Pepper Dip. Photo credit: Seasonal Cravings.

This easy Roasted Red Pepper Dip is perfect for the busy holiday season. It’s so easy to make and sure to be a crowd pleaser. Add this to your list of favorite dip recipes! Get the Recipe: Roasted Red Pepper Dip

Honey Mustard Pretzel Dip

Whipped cream in a wooden bowl with cinnamon sticks.
Honey Mustard Pretzel Dip. Photo credit: Julie’s Eats and Treats.

A quick and easy dip recipe that’s the perfect appetizer! This sweet and tangy Honey Mustard Dip pair perfectly with salty pretzels to make the ultimate sweet and salty snack that curbs any craving. It only takes 10 minutes to make, can be made ahead and once you start dipping you can’t stop! Get the Recipe: Honey Mustard Pretzel Dip

Buffalo Chicken Dip (Crock Pot Or Oven)

A person dipping a tortilla into a bowl of buffalo chicken dip.
Buffalo Chicken Dip (Crock Pot Or Oven). Photo credit: Julie’s Eats and Treats.

An easy appetizer dip anyone can make! This creamy buffalo chicken dip is everyone’s favorite dip for parties. It can be prepared in your Crockpot, baked in the oven or made in your Instant Pot. This dip recipe is full of chicken, ranch, buffalo sauce, cream cheese and shredded cheese. Get the Recipe: Buffalo Chicken Dip (Crock Pot Or Oven)

Cheeseburger Dip

A person dipping a tortilla into a bowl of cheese dip.
Cheeseburger Dip. Photo credit: Sugar and Soul.

This cheeseburger dip tastes just like a cheeseburger, making it the ultimate game day dip everyone will love! It’s cheesy and addictive and loaded with all of your favorite cheeseburger fixings like relish, tomatoes, ground beef, mustard, and more! Get the Recipe: Cheeseburger Dip

Shrimp Dip

A person is holding a bowl of shrimp dip.
Shrimp Dip. Photo credit: Cheerful Cook.

Celebrate your next party with a refreshing zesty, creamy shrimp dip! This creamy dip is packed with flavor and texture. Tiny shrimp are mixed into a creamy blend of cream cheese and sour cream combined with tangy, hot, savory seasonings and red onion for added crunch – an irresistible dip. Get the Recipe: Shrimp Dip

Cream Cheese Caramel Apple Dip

A dish with apples, crackers, and graham crackers.
Cream Cheese Caramel Apple Dip. Photo credit: Kitchen Divas.

This cream cheese caramel apple cheesecake dip ticks all the boxes. This creamy Heath bar toffee apple dip is loaded with sweet and tangy flavors and makes a great dessert dip for any occasion. Get the Recipe: Cream Cheese Caramel Apple Dip

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Dip

A plate with a pumpkin dip, apples, and cookies.
Pumpkin Cream Cheese Dip. Photo credit: Kitchen Divas.

This rich and creamy pumpkin cream cheese dip is the perfect fall treat. The pumpkin dip recipe is super easy to whip up since it only requires 5 ingredients! Make this sweet pumpkin dip dessert or even an appetizer. Get the Recipe: Pumpkin Cream Cheese Dip

Bagel Dip Recipe

A bowl of dip with vegetables and crackers on a wooden table.
Bagel Dip Recipe. Photo credit: Kitchen Divas.

This bagel dip recipe is loaded with everything we love on our bagels. Cream cheese, dill, bacon, special seasoning, and more come together to create a rich, creamy dip. Perfect for any occasion. Get the Recipe: Bagel Dip Recipe

Spinach Artichoke Dip Without Mayo

Cheesy spinach dip in a cast iron skillet with crackers.
Spinach Artichoke Dip Without Mayo. Photo credit: Kitchen Divas.

This spinach artichoke dip without mayo has all the flavor that we love in the traditional version, but it uses no mayo whatsoever. You won’t notice the difference, however. Get the Recipe: Spinach Artichoke Dip Without Mayo


Hi, I’m Karen Kelly a certified health coach, freelance food and travel writer, and blogger. At Seasonal Cravings, you will find delicious recipes and fun travel ideas.