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5 Hearty Party Dips That Require More Than a Simple Chip

January 22, 2015

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No party would be complete without a table of amazing dips that give your guests a variety of tastes. When you start preparing for your next party, don’t go with the same old runny party dips. Instead create dips that will give your guests a reason to use hearty breads and thick crusty toasts instead of greasy, frail potato chips.

Spinach artichoke dip is a wonderfully warm, hearty dip on a cool day. Having people over for the game? Whisk together cream cheese, sour cream, and a packet of chopped spinach and a jar of loosely chopped artichoke hearts. Mix well and add your favorite cheese on top, such as parmesan. Then simply spoon the mixture into an oven safe dish and bake in a 400-degree oven for 15 minutes or until the cheese is golden brown. With a dip this hearty, you’ll need a sturdy accompaniment. New York Style’s Pita Chips are a terrific option. Light, airy and with a hint of salt, the chip will give you the perfect method of scooping, without taking away from your delicious dip.

Another great dip for a party is bacon cheddar cream cheese dip. Make this hearty dip by combining cream cheese, bacon, mayo, dill weed, and shredded cheddar cheese. Cream cheese dips are thick, filling, and just right for piling on bagel crisps or pita chips.

Looking for something with a bit of flair? Black bean dip can spice up your appetizer table. Take one can of black beans and rinse. The beans should be slightly mashed until they are at a paste-like consistency. Add onion, minced garlic, a teaspoon of cumin or chili powder and 3 teaspoons of olive oil. Mix well and serve with bread or pita.

Taco dip or 7 layer dip is always welcome at a party. Awesome with bagel chips or breads, this dip layers boasts layers of delicious ingredients that turn into one hearty dip. Start your dip tray or bowl with a thick layer of refried or black beans followed by taco seasoned ground beef, sour cream, lettuce, shredded cheese, tomatoes, and black olives. Set to chill overnight, and you’ll have a dip ready to serve in the morning.

If you want a sweeter taste, try using New York Style’s Sweet Swirls as your base. These are sweet, satisfying, and offer a tasty addition to any party table. There are many dip recipes available to use with sweet bagel crisps, including a strawberry cream dip. This dip contains just three ingredients and is simple to make. You can make a dip that is perfect to top off your bagel crisps using just pureed strawberries, marshmallow fluff, and cream cheese.