Top Easy-To-Make Dips for Football Season

Easy-To-Make Football DipsWatching your favorite football team on TV from the comfort of your own home can be just as much fun as being at the game. You can enjoy just as much great food as you would while tailgating, with just a little planning of your menu. We have compiled winning 6 or fewer ingredient dips to go with chips, crackers or vegetables. Just remember to make them at least an hour or more before the game so the flavors blend.

Dirty Martini Dip

8 oz cream cheese

1 tbsp mayonnaise

Small jar of pimento stuffed olives chopped

3 slices of crumbled bacon

2 ounces of vodka (or milk)

4 green onions, chopped

Blend ingredients together and chill before serving. Note that you can taste vodka in this dip, so you may want to substitute it for milk, depending on who is joining you.

Buffalo Chicken Dip

1 can of cooked chicken

Several dashes of buffalo wing sauce

8 oz cream cheese

2 cups shredded cheese

1 cup ranch dressing

Cook all items together in a frying pan until heated through. Serve hot from a small crockpot, accompanied by crackers and celery sticks.


1 package of bacon, cooked and crumbled

1 cup of mayonnaise

1 cup of sour cream

1 tomato, diced, seeded and peeled

Mix first 3 ingredients together and chill. Fold in tomatoes immediately prior to serving. This goes great with crackers.

Cheesy Salsa Dip

8 oz cream cheese

2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

1 jar of salsa

Heat all ingredients together for a creamy, cheesy dip for tortilla chips.

Artichoke Dip

1 can of artichokes, drained and chopped

1 cup of mayonnaise

1 cup of parmesan cheese

Worcestershire sauce to taste

Mix all together and bake at 350 for up to 30 minutes. It goes well with wheat crackers.

These are all recipes that bring interesting flavors to the party. Each is a simple 6 ingredients or less that is easy to put together, and will make even the pickiest eater happy. With high speed Internet at your fingertips, no matter what kind of dips, tailgating dishes or treats you are looking for, there are tons of recipes just waiting to be tried. Enjoy your favorite team’s games with food that is worthy of a football star.

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