If you’re throwing a party or having some guests around, you’ll want to impress them with some party food.
However, it’s not just about the appetizers, because they all need an equally perfect dip to give them that extra bit of flavor!
There are dozens of different crockpot (a.k.a. slow-cooker) dips that you can dazzle your guests with, featuring all kinds of flavors. On top of that, they’re all incredibly simple to make!
We’ve narrowed the options down to the 28 best and easiest crockpot recipes (see also ‘29 Easy Crockpot Recipes With Beef‘), covering whatever mood you’re in: savory, sweet, or spicy.
You’re certain to find plenty that you love, and you’ll have the mouths of your guests watering in no time!
This is a deliciou dip to get you started with, filled with different flavors as well as just a hint of spice.
It’s incredibly easy to make, too, because it’s just a case of mixing all the ingredients together, stirring, and cooking.
The ingredients are packed! Refried beans, salsa, sour cream, cumin, chili powder, Mexican cheese – and more! There’s even a hint of lime juice to give it a tangy, sharp kick.
If you want something that’s cheesier, as well as having more chili to it, then this is a good pick.
Better yet, it has just four ingredients – yes, you read that right! They are: cream cheese, velveeta cheese (or you can use shredded cheese), canned chili, and salsa.
You can use homemade chili instead, if you want to go the extra distance.
Simply add the chili (see also ‘20 Incredible Side Dishes To Serve Alongside Chili’), top it with the cheeses, and then cover it all with the salsa. Then just mix! It couldn’t be easier, and it couldn’t be tastier.
If you want a dip that’s a little meaty, then this recipe will have you sorted! It involves 2 boneless and skinless chicken breasts, which will give the dip a delicious flavor.
That flavor is made even better by every other tasty ingredient. Whether it’s the red enchilada sauce or the shredded cheese, it’s packed with different flavors.
You can even add a homemade taco seasoning mix if you don’t want to just use the store bought version.
This is a healthy and filling dip that’s really rich and creamy – perfect for parties!
The creaminess is partly created by the lovely cream cheese that’s added, though other shredded cheeses are included on top of that, and sour cream certainly contributes as well.
Add into the mix the healthy spinach and the tasty artichoke hearts, and you’ve got an impressive dip that’s warm and cheesy.
This is a particularly exciting dip to try with your crockpot (check out our favorite vegetarian crockpot dishes), also known as a “slow-cooker”.
As with the other dips, this features plenty of cheese, concluding cream cheese and grated Parmesan. In addition to those, garlic and onions are included, as well as some mayonnaise for some extra creaminess.
As for the crab, the meat needs to have been drained and flaked, as well as having its cartilage removed.
If you want a spicy dip that has a blend of chicken, buffalo sauce, and cheese – then this is going to be your go to choice!
It couldn’t be easier, either. All you’ll need are the chicken breasts, some cream cheese, and ¾ of a cup of buffalo sauce.
Add to that some extra cheddar cheese (it can never be too cheesy!) and some ranch dressing for flavor, and you’ve got something sure to please every dipper.
This is an incredibly easy, yet very delicious, dip for you to try if you like sausage. Better yet, it only features three ingredients!
One of those is “Rotel”, which is a mix of tomato and chili peppers. Once you’ve got that, all you need is some ground sausage (see also ‘24 Of The Best Ground Sausage Recipes Out There‘) and a block of Velveeta cheese.
The sausage is browned in a skillet, then added to the crockpot, where the Rotel is poured on top and the cheese is added.
If you like your dip spicy, then this pimento cheese dip is the one for you! For those who don’t know, a pimento is a large red chili pepper.
There’s plenty to this delicious dip, but it’s very easy to make!
Ingredients include plenty of different grated cheeses and minced shallots, as well as Sriracha sauce for even more heat and a tablespoon of bourbon for a small alcoholic kick.
If you want something that is really creamy, but with a hit of spiciness, then this is the dip for you!
The spiciness comes from a jalapeno chili pepper that’s added into the mix, which is sure to give it plenty of kick! In addition to that, the ingredients also include green onion garnish and some cream cheese.
Not to forget the white corn!
Everyone loves some cheesy nachos, and this dip gives you a delicious bite-sized version of that!
Velveeta cheese is the cheese of choice for this recipe, and it’s joined by peppers and mild salsa, as well as a few other ingredients.
However, the big surprise here is the inclusion of ground hamburger! It adds some meatiness to the dip, which makes a big difference.
Now there’s a combination! We don’t know about you, but there’s little better than a dip that contains bacon, cheese, AND beer. This is sure to make your mouth water.
The ingredients are packed, yet easy to throw together. They include cream cheese, strips of bacon, and a cup of beer (you can always use non-alcoholic beer if you don’t drink).
In addition to those, some Dijon mustard (see also ‘6 Dijon Mustard Substitutes‘) gives it extra kick, and some whipping cream keeps it creamy.
Queso is all about the mixture of chili peppers and cheese, and this dip is no different. This is absolutely packed with ingredients, giving it a whole range of delicious flavors for you to enjoy dipping your appetizers into.
A whole range of cheeses are part of the ingredients, giving it different textures and tastes, as well as some jalapeno peppers for an extreme kick of spiciness.
Cumin, chili powder, cilantro, and more then add extra flavors and seasonings.
With just a handful of ingredients, this crockpot taco dip is perfect for making easily and quickly. Simply leave 2 hours for cooking time, and you’ll have a perfect dip in no time.
A jar of salsa gives this plenty of its flavor, while some sour cream helps to make it extra creamy. On top of that, ground beef is thrown into the mix to give it a meaty edge that’s fitting for tacos.
Oh, and you can’t forget the refried beans! That’s a taco essential.
Everything we’ve covered so far has been a savory type of dip, but what if you get a dip that’s more of a dessert?
If you want to serve some apple appetizers to your guests, then there’s going to be nothing better for the apple to be dipped into than a gooey, sweet caramel sauce.
All you’ll need are some caramel bits, some mini marshmallows, and some heavy whipping cream. If you want to give the sweet sauce an edge of alcohol, then you can also add two teaspoons of rum!
Right back to the savory, this is a dip that’s sure to delight those who like things spicy! On top of that, it’s really creamy, which is the perfect texture for dipping.
There are plenty of ingredients in this dip, but it’s no less easy to make. The key ones are the jalapeno peppers, which give it the spicy edge that it proudly gives off.
On top of that, there’s various types of cheese, as well as some slices of bacon for a hint of meatiness, and some corn kernels.
This takes the caramel dip from earlier to a whole new level, adding the apples right into the mix rather than just having them as appetizers that you dip into it afterwards.
Yet, despite how utterly delicious this dessert-like dip sounds, it needs just four ingredients! They are: the apples, some fat free caramel dip, and a teaspoon each of ground allspice and cinnamon.
If you’re a lover of fish and other seafood, then you’ll love this thick and creamy shrimp dip (see also ‘17 Amazing Side Dishes For Shrimp‘). On top of that, it includes cheese to act as a perfect counterpoint to the shrimp.
There are only a handful of ingredients as well, making this recipe an incredibly easy one to make. The other ingredients, besides what we’ve already mentioned, are onions, mayonnaise, celery seed, and garlic powder.
They may not seem as important, but they do add subtle differences to the dip.
Who doesn’t love pizza (see also ‘23 Greatest Side Dishes To Serve With Pizza‘)? Nobody! But what if you could have the deliciousness of pizza but in a bite-sized dip? It would be the best thing ever!
Thankfully, you can! This dip is creamy and cheesy, and takes only just over an hour to make.
There are three different types of cheese included, to give it as much cheesiness as possible. Aside from those, pizza sauce and Italian seasoning are included too, as well as pepperoni and basil.
The final product is bound to taste like your favorite slice of ‘za!
Just like the pizza dip, this is like if you had a whole lasagna in the form of a delicious dip!
Plus, it’s very easy to make. The cheesiness a lasagna needs so badly is added through four different cheeses, including cream cheese and shredded mozzarella, while marinara rounds out the tomato side of things.
Back to dessert type dips, is there anything better than marshmallows? Not really! That’s why this delicious s’mores dip will have your sweet tooth on fire.
Even better, it only takes about 65 minutes to make! And only 5 minutes of that is prep time, because there’s only five ingredients.
They include: mini marshmallows, chocolate chips, graham crackers (for the dipping!), condensed milk, and vanilla extract. The chocolate chips, milk, and vanilla are cooked first, before the marshmallows are added later on.
This dip is perfectly creamy and cheesy, as well as being packed full of delicious meat thanks to the inclusion of the chicken and bacon(is there any better combination of meats?)
There are three different types of cheese added to this, making it extra cheesy, while the ranch dressing adds an extra hit of flavors that wouldn’t otherwise be there.
As if cowboys ate this well! This is a delicious dip that mixes together cheeses, some sausage, corn, and Rotel. It all comes together to make a dip that’s the perfect blend of meat and cheese.
When it comes to the cheeses, this recipe uses cream cheese and mozzarella cheese.
If you love your seafood, then you can’t get better than this dip! Seriously, it’s packed with a mixture of different seafood: lobsters, shrimp, and crab.
There’s enough flavors there alone to make the dish a knock-out, yet the recipe adds even more flavors on top of them!
From paprika for some sweetness, curry powder for some spice, cream cheese for (you guessed it) creaminess and cheesiness, and even a hint of lemon juice for a bit of sharpness.
If you liked the taco dip we did earlier, but beef wasn’t quite your jam, then this chicken taco dip is the perfect choice!
This dip uses chicken breasts, which are then combined with a whole load of other tasty treats: cheddar cheese, refried beans, salsa, some chopped tomatoes, cilantro, and more!
The last two of those are for topping the mixture at the end, as are some green onions.
This spicy jalapeno dip is absolutely packed with different flavors to enjoy underneath that top layer of extreme heat provided by the peppers.
It features three types of cheese, including queso fresco, as well as sour cream and cilantro.
On top of that, bacon slices are also part of the mix, which will give the perfect meaty contrast to the hot jalapeno peppers and the creamy cheese.
With a name like that, you might think this dip won’t be very nice – but you’d be wrong! Better yet, it’s very easy to make, with just five ingredients and a total time of 75 minutes.
The ingredients include cream cheese and taco cheese, refried beans, sour cream, and some taco seasoning.
It’s a deliciously simple blend that ends up being really cheesy and gooey, and with a bit of spice from the taco seasoning.
If you’re a vegetarian, then this white bean buffalo dip will be a great choice. A buffalo white bean base is made out of (you guessed it!) white beans, yogurt, buffalo sauce, and cream cheese.
Further cheese and beans are then mixed in, as well as some green onion.
The final product is garnished with cilantro and more green onion, giving it a lovely added flavor.
We’re finishing with an utterly unique and delicious dip for you to try, which is made from just five ingredients. These include Swiss cheese and cream cheese, as well as thousand island dressing and cooked beef.
However, the big difference here is the fifth ingredient: sauerkraut! Even if you’ve never tried this particular food, you’ll want to with this dip.
It gives it just this extra bit of flavor that nothing else could give it! It all results in a dip that’s hot and creamy.
Frequently Asked Questions
How Do You Keep Dips Hot?
If you’re offering your dips at a party, you’ll want them to stay hot. A smaller crockpot will help them keep their temperature without overcooking them.
Crockpot dips are easy and delicious – find your favorite from our list!