From lugging out special equipment to recipes with a laundry list of ingredients, whipping up a dip isn’t always as easy as it might seem.
There’s a time and a place for more involved dip recipes (sometimes the effort is certainly worth it!), but if you’re just looking for a last-minute addition to a crudités platter, something tasty to serve unexpected guests, or a quick snack to pull together in between meetings, we’ve got you covered.
Here are five dips you can make with little to no prep or special tools.
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1. Green Goddess Dip
This is a great way to turn your mayo into something delicious enough to dip any vegetable into. Our Green Goddess Dip is tangy and cooling with a pop of green fit for a platter.
Making this dip requires only a few stirs and an hour of refrigeration. Not ready to use it right away? It lasts in the fridge for up to 3 days.
2. Honey-Dijon Dipping Sauce
This sweet and tangy confection comes together in the time it takes you to find the ingredients in your pantry and fridge. Just 3 ingredients and you have a dip that you can also drizzle.
3. Creamy Cajun-Spiced Dip
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4. French Onion Dip
This is another popular, no-brainer sauce with endless options for dipping. Make it your own with our French Onion Dip Mix. Now it can be at your fingertips in a moment’s notice. Our recipe calls for 2 tablespoons of the mix stirred into a cup of sour cream.
5. Hot Chocolate Dip
Dips aren’t just savory. Our Dipping Hot Chocolate recipe is perfect for dunking fresh fruit, cookies, or pretzels into. It takes less than 2 minutes, even with the microwaving step, and couldn’t be simpler to make. You can even customize the flavor with spices such as cinnamon or cardamom.