Dig Into Festive Holiday Party Dips

Holiday dips should never be boring or (gasp!) store-bought. Feast your eyes on Food Network's quirky layered dips, perfect for holiday gatherings and potlucks.

LAYERED CRAB RANGOON DIP Food Network Kitchen Food Network Cream Cheese, Milk, Jumbo Lump Crabmeat, Whole Water Chestnuts, Chinese Mustard, Red Onion, Worcestershire Sauce, Soy Sauce, Lemon Juice, Kosher Salt, Pepper, SweetandSour Sauce, Romaine Heart, Scallions, Cilantro, Wonton Skins NEW ORLEANS BARBECUE SHRIMP DIP Food Network Kitchen Food Network Butter, Chili Sauce, Lemon Juice, Garlic, Worcestershire Sauce, Cayenne, Oregano, Paprika, Hot Sauce, Shrimp, Cream Cheese, Scallions, Sour Cream, Parsley, Kosher Salt, Black Pepper ROASTED BROCCOLI AND CHEDDAR CHEESE DIP Food Network Kitchen Food Network Broccoli, Vegetable Oil, Kosher Salt, Black Pepper, Butter, Yellow Onion, Garlic, Flour, HalfandHalf, Mild Cheddar, Monterey Jack, Dijon Mustard CREAMY POTATO AND ROASTED RED PEPPER DIP Food Network Kitchen Food Network Russet Potatoes, Kosher Salt, Garlic, Almonds, Olive Oil, Roasted Red Peppers, Flatleaf Parsley, Red Pepper Flakes, Lemon Juice, White Wine Vinegar GOUDAANDBEER FONDUE BREAD BOWL Food Network Kitchen Food Network Crusty Bread, Gouda Cheese, Swiss Emmentaler Cheese, Cornstarch, Lager Beer, Lemon Juice, Dijon Mustard, Kosher Salt, Garlic, Apples, Pears SEVENLAYER CRANBERRY COBB DIP Food Network Kitchen Food Network Walnuts, Sourdough Bread, Sour Cream, Mayonnaise, Lemon Juice, Parsley, Scallions, Kosher Salt, Black Pepper, Chicken, Dijon Mustard, Olive Oil, Blue Cheese, Celery, Dried Cranberries

Photo by: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Matt Armendariz, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Holiday party season is in full swing, and that means it's time to graze your way through endless festive bites like your life depends on it. If you're throwing a soiree yourself or you have very important potluck duties, feast your eyes on  the very best holiday party dips, ready to be layered, served and scooped.

LAYERED CRAB RANGOON DIP Food Network Kitchen Food Network Cream Cheese, Milk, Jumbo Lump Crabmeat, Whole Water Chestnuts, Chinese Mustard, Red Onion, Worcestershire Sauce, Soy Sauce, Lemon Juice, Kosher Salt, Pepper, SweetandSour Sauce, Romaine Heart, Scallions, Cilantro, Wonton Skins

Photo by: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Matt Armendariz, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

If you've ever ordered crab rangoon, you know that the Thai favorite crosses a cream cheese filling with sweet, delicate crab before being fried until golden.  Layered Crab Rangoon Dip deconstructs the individual dumplings — sweet and sour sauce and all — and transforms them into a creamy and zesty casserole-sized dip, perfect for scooping up with wonton skins.

NEW ORLEANS BARBECUE SHRIMP DIP Food Network Kitchen Food Network Butter, Chili Sauce, Lemon Juice, Garlic, Worcestershire Sauce, Cayenne, Oregano, Paprika, Hot Sauce, Shrimp, Cream Cheese, Scallions, Sour Cream, Parsley, Kosher Salt, Black Pepper

Photo by: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Matt Armendariz, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

The spicy shrimp dishes native to Louisiana are the inspiration for this  New Orleans Barbecue Shrimp Dip. With cayenne, paprika and hits of hot sauce in each bite, sweet shrimp are folded into a creamy base for the heartiest scoop to meet crusty bread.

ROASTED BROCCOLI AND CHEDDAR CHEESE DIP Food Network Kitchen Food Network Broccoli, Vegetable Oil, Kosher Salt, Black Pepper, Butter, Yellow Onion, Garlic, Flour, HalfandHalf, Mild Cheddar, Monterey Jack, Dijon Mustard

Photo by: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Matt Armendariz, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Broccoli-cheddar soup lovers will come back for second dips of  Roasted Broccoli and Cheddar Cheese Dip, that's for sure. Instead of using a spoon, scoop up the rich, tangy cheddar with hearty roasted potato wedges or potato chips.

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