Food Nework Kitchen's 10 Easy Cheese Dips, Creamy Dip Base
Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Creamy Dip Base

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
Use this simple base as a springboard for countless customizable dips. Just fold in your favorite mix-ins, like sauteed onions, crumbled feta or chopped smoked salmon.



  1. Combine the cream cheese, sour cream and 1 teaspoon salt in a medium bowl and stir until combined and smooth. If necessary, thin out the dip by whisking in more sour cream or adding milk, a tablespoon at a time. Fold in the mix-in ingredients of your choice, to taste and chill before serving.