30 Christmas Party Dip Recipes

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Easy Christmas party dip recipes to bring along to a holiday party or potluck. Discover sweet dips for Christmas cookies and savory dips for veggies and crackers that you'll love to share for your party appetizers.

A photo collage shows several sweet Christmas party dips for cookies along with savory dips for veggies.

Whether you're bringing the party appetizer to a potluck or you're hosting a Christmas party at home, these easy Christmas party dips will help fill out your menu with make ahead items that are ready to go.

Start by mixing together one or two of the fluffy sweet dips for pairing with a platter of Christmas cookies or graham crackers.

Then add a hot savory dip for crackers alongside a cold dip for veggies.

Mix and match a few sauces with some baked frozen appetizers and you're cocktail hour is done in a flash.

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Little Debbie Christmas Tree Dip

This light and fluffy Christmas party recipe has actual Little Debbie Christmas tree cakes mixed in!

Serve with vanilla cookies or graham crackers for a sweet and simple party treat.

Little Debbie Christmas Tree Dip
A fluffy cream cheese and Cool Whip dip has Little Debbie Christmas Tree cakes whipped right into the mix. Serve this sweet no bake dessert as a quick and easy Christmas treat with vanilla wafer cookies.
4.98 from 49 votes
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A bowl filled with a light and fluffy white dessert dip with red and green sprinkles has a wafer cookie dunked in it and a peppermint striped spoon stirring it.

Hot Cocoa Cheesecake Dip

For the chocoholics among us, don't miss this quick dessert dip that tastes like a chilled fluffy s'mores dip with mini chocolate chips and marshmallows on top of the cool and creamy chocolate base.

Hot Cocoa Cheesecake Dip
Dunk a crispy wafer cookie into this deliciously sweet and creamy hot cocoa cheesecake dip made from actual hot cocoa packets. You can prep it in under 5 minutes for an easy holiday no bake dessert.
5 from 44 votes
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A white bowl filled with chocolate dip that has marshmallows and chocolate chips on top. A chocolate cookie is being dunked into the dip.

Cannoli Dip

One of my mom's favorite sweet dips ever is this rich and decadent cannoli dip with a hint of orange zest and chopped pistachios on top for crunch.

We love to serve it with crispy butter cookies for spreading.

Cannoli Dip
This is the best cannoli dip ever! The authentic cannoli cream base has mini chocolate chips folded in and chopped pistachios for crunch. Serve it with buttery waffle cookies and fresh strawberries for an easy dessert dip that your family will love.
5 from 7 votes
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A ruffled bowl of cannoli dip has mini chocolate chips and chopped pistachios on top. A waffle cookie is being dunked into it.

Gingerbread Dip

One of the most special holiday dips to make with your kids is this fun gingerbread dip recipe made from Cool Whip and served with graham crackers. It's a great way to connect in the kitchen as you whip up the treat together in just minutes.

Gingerbread Dip
This super easy gingerbread s'mores dip is perfect for Christmas Eve parties or holiday entertaining all season long.
5 from 1 vote
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A hand is dunking a graham cracker into a creamy gingerbread dip.

Shrimp Cocktail Dip

The perfect holiday appetizer to bring to your special event is an epic roasted shrimp cocktail platter with an easy variety of dipping sauces for friends to choose from.

12 Dipping Sauces for Shrimp
Serve the best shrimp cocktail platter ever with 2 - 3 different delicious options from this list of tasty shrimp dipping sauces.
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Several containers of different dipping sauces are laid out for shrimp.

Cold Spinach Dip

You could serve this easy dip recipe on Christmas eve with a big bowl of bagel chips and a platter of green and red bell peppers for a pop of holiday color.

Cold Spinach Dip
This easy spinach dip recipe is best served chilled. Simply mix together the spinach and cream cheese base for a delicious dip for bagel chips and crackers.
4.98 from 45 votes
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A bowl of spinach dip is served with bagel chips for dipping.

Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip

My hot spinach and artichoke dip is a fun twist on this classic party dip recipe because it features easy caramelized onions in the mix for even more flavor.

At this time of year, a warm dip fresh from the oven is such a cozy dish to serve at a Christmas party.

Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip
This baked spinach and artichoke dip has caramelized onions and is the perfect make ahead party appetizer for the season. Serve with raw veggies for a low carb, gluten free appetizer or with buttery crackers or chunks of bread for a delicious snack.
5 from 39 votes
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A baking dish filled with warm artichoke dip.

Jalapeño Artichoke Dip

With the bright red bell peppers and festive green onions in this artichoke dip, it will be the best part of your cocktail hour before Christmas dinner.

You can prep the entire batch the day before and just keep it in the fridge overnight. Bake before serving and you're ready to go.

Jalapeño Artichoke Dip
This awesome spicy artichoke dip is thick with chopped fresh veggies and makes a perfect party appetizer. You can adjust the spice to be mild or hot, as you wish!
5 from 41 votes
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A dish of baked jalapeño artichoke dip shows diced red peppers and green onions. There's a serving spoon taking a scoop. A bowl of crackers sits in the back.

Hot Crab Dip

This impressive dip stretches an expensive package of crab meat so much farther for your next holiday party.

It would be an amazing item to add to a charcuterie board with fancy crackers and raw veggies for dunking.

Hot Crab Dip
Classic hot crab dip has a cream cheese base with sharp cheddar cheese mixed in. You can make the spread ahead of the party and just bake until hot and bubbly before serving with crackers or raw veggies for a low carb appetizer.
4.95 from 34 votes
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A white baking dish with golden brown hot crab dip has a spoon serving up a portion. There are butter crackers all around the dish.

Remoulade Sauce

A great way to save time with your holiday party prep is to rely on strategic store bought ingredients. Buy a box of frozen crab cakes and pop them in the oven or air fryer but take the time to prep ahead a batch of my easy homemade remoulade sauce to go with them.

Remoulade Sauce for Crab Cakes
This spicy cajun remoulade sauce for crab cakes is a great dipping sauce for shrimp or po'boy sandwich spread, too! Made from easy things you have in your pantry mixed with a few classic creole ingredients for a creamy sauce you'll want to use again and again.
4.97 from 52 votes
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The remoulade sauce is on a plate with mini crab cakes and a spoon. Lemon wedges are scattered around and green onions sprinkled on top.

Swedish Meatball Sausage Dip

Sausage dip is always a popular appetizer at holiday parties, this one has seasonings that make it taste like everyone's favorite Swedish meatballs and is served with crispy tater tots for dunking.

Swedish Meatball Sausage Dip
This savory sausage dip is inspired by the classic Swedish meatballs everyone loves. Serve it with a giant pile of crispy seasoned tater tot dunkers!
5 from 2 votes
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A white bowl filled with hot sausage dip has a serving spoon and a pile of tater tots for dunking on a platter.

Oriental Chicken Layer Dip

The cream cheese base on this savory chicken layer dip tastes amazing when spread over your favorite salty crackers. Add fresh chopped green onions over the top for a pop of color.

Oriental Chicken Layer Dip
This sweet and spicy layered Asian dip has a homemade sweet and sour sauce, savory cashews, and spicy green onions over a cream cheese base.
4.58 from 7 votes
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A plate of layered Asian dip is served next to butter crackers.

Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip

This easy 3-ingredient dip involves spooning an easy cranberry sauce over a brick of softened cream cheese and adding a little bit of chopped pecans over the top. You can prep all the pieces in advance and just assemble and serve with crackers.

Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip
Easy make ahead cranberry cream cheese dip with chopped pecans is served with peppery crackers for a delicious holiday appetizer that feeds a crowd. You can easily split the cranberry sauce to make two smaller appetizers and freeze half of it for even easier prep later.
4.99 from 50 votes
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A platter has a brick of cream cheese with cranberry sauce spooned over the top. Chopped pecans are used for garnish and crackers and fresh rosemary circle the dip.

Piña Colada Fruit Dip

With all the rich and decadent party dips available, it is nice to offer a light and fluffy one that pairs well with fresh fruit. Juicy pineapple and shredded coconut add a touch of festive flavor to this sweet dip.

Piña Colada Fruit Dip
This sweet and creamy piña colada fruit dip is just perfect for dunking fresh pineapple, strawberries, or crisp ginger cookies into at your next party.
5 from 4 votes
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A ruffled bowl of pina colada dip has shredded coconut on top and is surrounded by fresh strawberries, pineapple, and gingersnap cookies.

Honey Mustard Dip

You could pair this simple honey mustard dip recipe with seasoned pretzels, baked chicken nuggets, or classic southern Bisquick sausage balls.

Honey Mustard Dip
Make a quick batch of this easy honey mustard dip for dunking delicious appetizers like homemade sausage balls, baked chicken nuggets, or soft pretzel bites in under a minute.
4.50 from 2 votes
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A hand dunks a sausage ball into a small cup of honey mustard dip.

Raspberry Mustard Dip

If you're setting out a bowl of seasoned pretzels or soft pretzel bites, offer up a bowl of this easy homemade raspberry mustard for a fun twist on the pretzel dip.

Raspberry Mustard
This sweet and spicy mustard dip is perfect for dunking homemade seasoned pretzels for an easy party snack.
4.34 from 3 votes
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A blue bowl filled with raspberry mustard has a spoon and is surrounded by seasoned pretzels.

Dill Dip

Cool and creamy dill dip made with sour cream and fresh dill is an easy addition to the charcuterie board or snack plate with fresh veggies. It only takes minutes to make and tastes SO much better than the prepared dips that come with the store bought veggie tray containers.

Dill Dip for Veggies
This easy dill dip for veggies or chips is a quick cold dip for serving at your next party. Delicious when paired with fresh baby carrots, cherry tomatoes, raw broccoli, and celery sticks.
4.96 from 47 votes
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A bowl of dill dip has a baby carrot dipping in it. Cherry tomatoes and fresh herbs are on the platter behind it.

Tropical Cheese and Bacon Dip

Better than a cheese ball, this cheese and bacon dip has savory bits of baked bacon in the mix and is delicious spread on a cracker.

Tropical Cheese and Bacon Dip
This easy cheese appetizer is perfect for pineapple lovers. Smoky bacon, sweet pineapple, and creamy cheese is delicious spread on crackers.
4.41 from 5 votes
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A serving bowl with creamy tropical bacon dip has fresh parsley for garnish on top. Butter crackers surround the bowl.

More Christmas Recipes

Looking for more great Christmas recipes for your friends and family? Don't miss these other great recipe lists:

The photo collage shows 5 sweet and savory party dips to serve at a Christmas party.

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