Our Best Holiday Party Dips

Start your holiday celebrations off right with Food Network's best dip recipes that will keep holiday guests dipping for more.

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

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

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

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

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Decadent Dips for Your Holiday Spread

It will be a challenge saving room for the main course with any of these impressive dips on display at your holiday celebration.

Layered Crab Rangoon Dip

This fresh, zesty dip takes its inspiration from a takeout favorite, fried crab rangoon dumplings.

Get the Recipe: Layered Crab Rangoon Dip

New Orleans Barbecue Shrimp Dip

This super-flavorful dip is inspired by the spicy shrimp dishes of New Orleans. The sour cream and cream cheese base creates tangy flavor and creamy texture.

Get the Recipe: New Orleans Barbecue Shrimp Dip

Roasted Broccoli and Cheddar Cheese Dip

This savory dip features the classic combo of earthy broccoli and rich, tangy cheddar. Like most cheese dips it's best devoured immediately after it's prepared, while the sauce is piping hot. Be sure to use mild cheddar in this recipe, as sharp cheddars tend to get grainy when cooked in this type of sauce.

Get the Recipe: Roasted Broccoli and Cheddar Cheese Dip

Creamy Potato and Roasted Red Pepper Dip

This tangy potato dip is loosely based on the classic Greek skordalia and gets zip from a hefty dose of blanched garlic and fresh lemon juice. A quick roasted red pepper sauce is spooned into the middle of the potatoes to add even more flavor to this crowd-pleasing appetizer.

Get the Recipe: Creamy Potato and Roasted Red Pepper Dip

Gouda-and-Beer Fondue Bread Bowl

This delicious fondue is served in a bowl that you can also eat once the fondue is gone. For heartier fare, serve the fondue with pieces of cooked bratwurst as well as the bread and fruit.

Get the Recipe: Gouda-and-Beer Fondue Bread Bowl

Seven-Layer Cranberry Cobb Dip

This festive dip is similar to a layered salad. Try scooping a mound of it onto a plate (make sure you get all the layers) and then spreading it on your favorite crackers.

Get the Recipe: Seven-Layer Cranberry Cobb Dip

Almost-Famous Spinach-Artichoke Dip

This 25-minute dip — inspired by Houston's popular version — is a cheesy, creamy way to keep your holiday guests happy.

Get the Recipe: Almost-Famous Spinach-Artichoke Dip

Buffalo Chicken Dip

The powerhouse duo of hot sauce and chicken makes an addictive dip with crumbled blue cheese on top to tame its spicy bite.

Get the Recipe: Buffalo Chicken Dip

Red Pepper Hummus

Mix sauteed red peppers into classic hummus for a popular twist on tradition. Serve with garlic-spiked pita triangles.

Get the Recipe: Red Pepper Hummus with Toasted Pita Triangles

Greek Layered Dip

Hummus, tzatziki and ground lamb star in this Mediterranean-inspired dip, which is served with baked pita chips. The top layers include crunchy vegetables, black olives and (of course!) crumbled feta cheese.

Get the Recipe: Greek Layered Dip With Pita Chips

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