5 Best dips to serve at your big game watching party

Spinach Dip, photo provided by Cristine Struble
Spinach Dip, photo provided by Cristine Struble /

If you are routing for the food and the commercials, these five best dips will score with everyone at your big game watching party. Although everyone has a food and flavor preference, these five dips are usually a the most popular recipes. Even if you have sliders or wings for the main dish, you can’t go wrong with at least one great tasting dip on the table.

Here are FoodSided’s five best dips that are always big game winners.

Spicy Bacon Dip

The old phrase, everything is better with bacon comes into play with this Spicy Bacon Dip recipe. The combination of cheese, bacon and some spicy Tabasco is a winner. Consider pairing this dip with some kettle chips or some crostini. Then again, eating it by the spoonful is allowed.

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Google found that Buffalo Chicken Dip was one of the most popular dips in the nation. It is a dip that is more like a meal. While some people like a warm version and others eat this dip straight from the refrigerator, there is a recipe to fit every flavor profile. Plus, Buffalo Chicken Dip can be less messy than chicken wings.

7 Layer Dip

Often considered the quintessential big game dip, there is something about all the flavors coming together into a single bite that makes this dip a winner. Since you want to get all layers in a bite, a long strip tortilla chip can be helpful. Also, you can make 7 Layer Dip in individual cups or mason jars. This option avoids that dreaded double dipping.

Spinach Dip

One of the easiest ways to get your veggies is with spinach dip. Part of the Stella Stadium Bites menu, there was a great recipe. Served with homemade pita chips, this dip was flavorful and easy to make. It is a great recipe to keep and make again after the big game.


While people can debate if guacamole is a dip or a spread, it is a big game staple. Although eating Tom Brady’s recipe might not give you his GOAT status, it is a tasty recipe. Also, you can modify guacamole to any flavor profile. From spicy to even some grilled pineapple, let your food imagination go wild with guacamole.

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These five best dips are just one person’s opinion. Agree, disagree, but don’t forget the dip for the big game. It might not be the lucky charm, but you don’t want to jinx your team.

What is your must have big game food?