Fan Favorite Tailgating Dip Recipes

Dips are probably the easiest tailgating recipes for a crowd that you can make, transport and enjoy at your party in the parking lot. They can, and should be, prepared ahead of time, and they offer an endless array of ingredients to incorporate.

So, don't limit yourself to the onion dip in a box you're bound to find at any party. We've rounded up our ultimate fan favorite tailgating dip recipes that are way more tasty, just as easy to prepare and so much more satisfying.

With ingredients like Buffalo chicken, cheeseburger, beer and pimentos, you'll be hard pressed to find a better selection of dip recipes that will turn your tailgate into something so epic.


  • This hearty recipe isn't called Man Dip for nothing - it's the ultimate guy garnish for your favorite dipper. Full of cheese, hot sauce, chicken and Ranch flavors, it's so delicious you'll be eating it off a spoon.

  • A lighter version of the aforementioned Man Dip, this Buffallo chicken dip recipe is just as tasty. It's a quick mix to prepare and can travels really well to a tailgate party.

  • Mexican food is just as synonymous with football as barbecued burgers and ribs. Five layers of South-of-the-border dipping goodness await your chip in this dip recipe that's a perfect mix of spicy, cheesy, salty and sweet.

  • Not all dips have to be full of calories to be totally delicious. This low-cal football dip is hearty enough for a tailgate, tasty enough for the pickiest fan and so simple to prepare ahead of time.

  • Another healthier alternative to the usual, you might balk when you hear peanut butter pumpkin yogurt dip , but give this recipe a try before you judge it. Full of fall flavors, it's a perfectly appropriate and totally tasty football dip!

  • This next dip recipe packs a whole lot of heat and cheesy goodness in every. single. bite. Our pimento cheese dip goes well with crackers and chips alike and meets any tailgate fan's need for heat!

  • Two words for you - cheeseburger and beer. Perhaps the most ultimate tailgate dip recipe of them all, this cheeseburger beer dip combines two of the most iconic menu items at a tailgate party into one recipe that's seriously delicious.

  • If you're looking to keep the dip love going for dessert, consider packing this simple trio of ingredients. A caramel cheddar apple dip will warm you up and satisfy your sweet craving after indulging in those saltier apps and entrees.

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