Italian Cream Cheese Dip

Italian Cream Cheese Dip – super quick and easy to make. Made with a blend of cream cheese, mayonnaise, and Italian dressing mix. Crazy good! I took this to a party and everyone asked for the recipe!! This is so simple and has tons of amazing flavors. Serve with veggies or crackers. I always have the ingredients on hand to make this easy appetizer!!

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Easy Cream Cheese Dip Recipe

Need a last-minute appetizer/snack for Christmas? Try this Italian Cheese Dip. It is super simple to make and tastes great! The best part about this cheese spread is that it only has three ingredients! You probably have all the ingredients in the pantry to whip this up right now. We love to serve this with vegetable slices, pretzels, or tortilla chips. Add this to your party menu. It is sure to be a hit!!

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How to Make Italian Cream Cheese Dip

This dip is effortless to make with only three simple ingredients. In a medium bowl add mayonnaise, room temperature cream cheese, and a packet of Italian dressing mix. Mix together with a hand mixer until smooth. Transfer the dip to a serving dish. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve. Garnish with parsley or chives, if desired.

Helpful Tips & Frequently Asked Questions

  • I use a packet of Good Seasonings Italian dressing mix.
    • Do NOT make the dip. You are only using the seasoning packet.
  • What can I add to the dip?
    • green onions
    • roasted red peppers
    • bell peppers
    • artichoke hearts
    • sun dried tomatoes
    •  crumbled bacon
    • mozzarella cheese
    • grated parmesan
    • cheddar cheese
    • olives
  • Substitute Greek yogurt, light mayo, or light or fat-free cream cheese for a lower-calorie dip.
  • Add cayenne pepper or red pepper flakes for a kick.
  • Is Italian Cream Cheese Dip low carb? Yes! All of the ingredients are low-carb and keto-friendly.
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge.
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What to Serve with Italian Cream Cheese Dip

This easy dip is a staple at all of our get-togethers. It is so simple and everyone loves it! We serve this with celery, carrots, bagel chips, or crackers. It is equally delicious spread on a warm baguette. Give this a try the next time you need a quick and easy snack the whole family will enjoy!

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Italian Cream Cheese Dip

Yield: 8 people
Italian Cream Cheese Dip – super quick and easy to make. Made with a blend of cream cheese, mayonnaise, and Italian dressing mix. Crazy good! I took this to a party and everyone asked for the recipe!! This is so simple and has tons of amazing flavors. Serve with veggies or crackers. I always have the ingredients on hand to make this easy appetizer!!

Ingredients:

  • 1 (8-oz) package cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 (0.7-oz) packet Italian dressing mix (Good Seasons)
  • ½ cup mayonnaise

Instructions:

  • In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients with a hand mixer or by hand.
  • Refrigerate an hour before serving. Serve with crackers and veggies.

Notes:

  • I use a packet of Good Seasonings Italian dressing mix.
    • Do NOT make the dip. You are only using the seasoning packet.
  • What can I add to the dip?
    • green onions
    • roasted red peppers
    • bell peppers
    • artichoke hearts
    • sun dried tomatoes
    •  crumbled bacon
    • mozzarella cheese
    • grated parmesan
    • cheddar cheese
    • olives
  • Substitute Greek yogurt, light mayo, or light or fat-free cream cheese for a lower-calorie dip.
  • Add cayenne pepper or red pepper flakes for a kick.
  • Is Italian Cream Cheese Dip low carb? Yes! All of the ingredients are low-carb and keto-friendly.
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge.

Steph

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Comments

  1. I'm so glad you posted this…my mom couldn't believe it just had three ingredients. I told her we practically licked the bowl clean that night! YUM!

  2. Always enjoy your recipes and love seeing your kitties. Hope you and yours have a very merry Christmas and a happy new year!!

  3. I have enjoyed your recipes the short time I have been receiving your blog. And my five year old son looks forward to your Meow Mondays. Merry Christmas.

  4. This does look really good. And easy is always a good thing.

    Thank you so much for all the wonderful recipes throughout the year.
    Merry Christmas to you and your family Steph.

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