This creamy dill pickle dip is loaded with chopped pickles, herbs and spices, all blended together and served with a variety of dippers. A fun and unique appetizer that’s perfect for anyone who loves pickles!
Are you a pickle fan? If so, you’ll adore this creamy 5 minute pickle dip. Serve this dip alongside other popular appetizers such as cranberry jalapeno dip, smoked chicken wings and mango salsa. Your guests will all be begging for the recipe!
Raise your hand if you love pickles! I feel like you either love pickles or hate pickles and there’s not much in the way of in between preferences. This dill pickle dip is for pickle LOVERS, and it is sure delicious. It’s a cream cheese base stuffed with chopped pickles, herbs and spices. It’s an unusual offering with familiar flavors that everyone will surely devour.
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Dill Pickle Dip Ingredients
To make dill pickle dip, you’ll need cream cheese, dill pickles, fresh dill, green onions, garlic powder and pickle juice.
How Do You Make Dill Pickle Dip?
To make this dill pickle dip recipe start by placing your softened cream cheese in a medium bowl along with the chopped pickles, pickle juice, sliced green onions, fresh dill and garlic powder. Stir until everything is well combined. Serve immediately, or store in the refrigerator for later use.
Tips For the Perfect Dill Pickle Dip
- I use fresh dill and green onions to accentuate the pickle flavor. It’s really important to use fresh herbs here because the ingredient list is so short for this dip, you want to go for quality.
- I like to top my pickle dip with more chopped pickles and dill so that everyone knows exactly what flavor it is!
- You can mix everything together with a spoon or use a hand mixer.
- I serve this dip with a variety of dippers, like pretzels and potato chips. Other great options are baguette slices, breadsticks, crackers and fresh veggies like carrots and celery.
- If you end up with leftover dill pickle dip, it also makes an amazing sandwich spread!
- This recipe can easily be doubled or tripled for a large crowd, and you can make it up to 8 hours in advance.
You can use any brand of pickles that you like, I’ve tried numerous brands and they all work just fine.
This dip will stay fresh in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
I do not recommend freezing this dip, as it contains dairy which may separate when thawed. The dip may also become watery if frozen and thawed.
You can enjoy any dipper you like with dill pickle dip. People often serve potato chips, tortilla chips, crostini, crackers, pretzels or breadsticks. You can eat dill pickle dip with fresh veggies like carrot sticks, celery, bell peppers, broccoli or cucumber slices.
While this dip is fabulous as-is, you can absolutely add other ingredients to customize the flavors to your tastes.
- Protein: Stir in some finely diced ham or cooked crumbled bacon to add some protein to the dish.
- Cheese: Add in some grated cheese like an aged white cheddar cheese, mozzarella cheese or Swiss cheese to accentuate the flavors of the pickles.
- Add-Ins: Feel free to add hot sauce, smoked paprika, black pepper, jalapeno, diced black olives, Cajun seasoning or even other herbs like basil or parsley.
- Softer: For a softer dip, you can add sour cream or more pickle juice until you reach your desired consistency.
This dill pickle dip is absolutely a must try if you’re a pickle fan. I always get so many compliments on it, your family and friends will enjoy it too!
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Dill Pickle Dip
- 8 ounces cream cheese softened
- 2 tablespoons pickle juice
- 3/4 cup chopped pickles
- 1 tablespoon fresh dill chopped
- 2 tablespoons sliced green onions
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- chopped pickles and dill for garnish
- In a medium bowl, mix together the cream cheese, pickle juice, pickles, dill, green onions and garlic powder until thoroughly combined.
- Add a little more pickle juice if you prefer a thinner consistency.
- Serve immediately, or refrigerate for up to 8 hours. Garnish with chopped pickles and dill prior to serving.
- You can use any brand of pickles that you like, I’ve tried numerous brands and they all work just fine.
- I use fresh dill and green onions to accentuate the pickle flavor. It’s really imperative to use fresh herbs here because the ingredient list is so short for this dip, you want to go for quality.