Recipe courtesy of Sharon Fleischhaker

Italian Layered Dip

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 16 min
  • Prep: 1 hr 15 min
  • Inactive: 1 min
  • Yield: 3 1/2 cups
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8 ounces cream cheese

6 ounces goat cheese

2 cloves fresh garlic, minced

6 ounces pesto

8 ounces sun-dried tomatoes, chopped*

*Note: if you use dehydrated tomatoes ? add a little water to them and allow them to rehydrate slightly.


  1. Let cream cheese and goat cheese soften at room temperature. Mix cheeses together with minced garlic. Line a casserole dish with plastic wrap. Put 1/3 of the cheese mixture in the dish, spreading it evenly to the sides. Next, layer ingredients in the following order: the sun-dried tomatoes, 1/3 cheese mixture, pesto, and remaining cheese in the same manner. Cover with plastic wrap and chill for at least 1 hour. 
  2. To serve, turn upside down on a platter. Serve with crackers. 
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