Dill Pickle Dip

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This dill pickle dip is the perfect dip for summer and only takes about 5 minutes to make! Try it with potato chips, pretzels, buttery crackers, or veggie sticks.

Tray of potato chips with creamy dill pickle dip
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  1. Best Pickles for this Dip
  2. Ingredients
  3. Substitutions and Suggestions for Dill Pickle Dip
  4. Frequently Asked Questions
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  6. How to Make 5 Minute Dill Pickle Dip
  7. 5-Minute Dill Pickle Dip Recipe

Dill pickle dip is one of the easiest dips you can make in a pinch. All you need are a few simple ingredients and you have a tasty, tangy, creamy, cool dip that everyone will love. I like to whip up a huge batch for picnics, visits to the pool or the beach, or a park outing. My kids are always hungry, so this dip and a big bag of veggies are the perfect snack to keep them satisfied while we’re out and about.

Best Pickles for this Dip

Creamy dill pickle dip topped with chunky dill pickles and fresh dill served with potato chips


My favorite pickles to use for pickle dip are the Kosher dill pickle spears. It doesn’t really matter what brand. They are easy to chop up and they have a great flavor. I have used the baby dill pickles and whole pickles before and they work fine, they just take a little big longer to chop. If you are looking for something sweeter and homemade, try it with our Virginia Chunk Sweet Pickles recipe!

Ingredients

  • Cream cheese – softened
  • Greek yogurt
  • Pickle juice
  • Garlic powder
  • Fresh dill – chopped
  • Dill pickles – coarsely chopped

Substitutions and Suggestions for Dill Pickle Dip

  • Try this pickle dip with potato chips (our favorite), Ritz crackers, Milton’s gluten free crackers, pita chips or pretzels. You can also use fresh vegetables like broccoli, carrots, celery or cauliflower.
  • I love the Greek yogurt in this recipe because I think it adds the right amount of smooth texture and it makes it marginally healthier. It also makes it more dense. I also love the tangy flavor it adds. If you don’t have Greek yogurt, you can swap it out for sour cream or mayonnaise.
  • If you want to add another dimension of flavor, you can add a packet of ranch dressing mix.
  • To make it a ham and pickle dip (which is like our Ham and Pickle Roll Ups in dip form) just chop up a ½ pound of sliced deli ham and add it to the mixture with the pickles. So tasty!
Potato chip being dipped in creamy dill pickle dip

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is homemade dill dip good for?

Your dill pickle dip will last in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-4 days.

What else can you use dill pickle dip for?

This dill pickle dip recipe is not only just a great dip for crackers and veggies such as cucumbers and bell peppers, but it also works great as a sandwich spread for wraps and sandwiches, adding that delicious, fresh dill weed flavor that us dill pickle lovers ADORE!

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How to Make 5 Minute Dill Pickle Dip

Easy creamy pickle dip

5-Minute Dill Pickle Dip

5 from 4 votes
This dill pickle dip is the perfect dip for summer and only takes about 5 minutes to make! Try it with potato chips, pretzels, or buttery crackers.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Appetizer, Dip
Cuisine American
Servings 8

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Ingredients

Instructions

  • In a medium-sized mixing bowl  mix cream cheese, Greek Yogurt, pickle juice, garlic powder, and fresh dill with a hand mixer. 
  • When mixture is smooth, gently stir in chopped pickles. 
  • Serve with potato chips, pretzels, vegetables, or crackers (see notes above). 

Notes

I know you’ll want to save this recipe! Perfect for game days, it’s addictive and has the flavors of fresh herbs that upgrade this from being just one of those ‘easy dip recipes’ to being a recipe that you go to again and again! 

Nutrition Information

Calories: 122kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 5gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 33mgSodium: 444mgPotassium: 120mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 480IUVitamin C: 0.7mgCalcium: 74mgIron: 0.3mg

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Erica Walker

Erica lives in Boise, Idaho with her husband, Jared, an attorney, and her three beautiful girls. Beyond the world of recipes, she loves adventuring with everything from kayaking, to cruising, to snowboarding and taking the family along for the thrill ride.

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    1. If you scroll down to the bottom of the recipe there is a button that says “View Nutrition Facts”. To make this recipe more protein rich you can add blended cottage cheese!

    1. We haven’t tried it that way before but it might be a fun addition if you wanted to spice it up a bit!