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10 Cheap Easy Dips Perfect For College Students

10 Cheap Easy Dips Perfect For College Students

These cheap easy dips take 3-20 minutes to make. Hosting a party? Use one of these easy dip ideas to wow your guests! Bean dip and 7layer dip are the faves.

Hosting a party? These cheap easy dips are perfect! These 10 dips take 3-20 minutes to make and are affordable, easy and most importantly, delicious. Check out these 10 cheap easy dips that are perfect for college students!

1. Spicy Mango Guacamole

1 Avocado, large
1/2 tsp Garlic powder
1 Jalapeno
1 Lime, Juice of
1 cup Mango, fresh
1/2 cup Red onion
1/4 tsp Cayenne
1/2 tsp Sea salt
1/2 tsp Cumin



1. Remove the pit from the avocado. Scoop out the avocado into a large mixing bowl. Mash with a fork until you have the desirable consistency.

2. Add the remaining ingredients then stir and combine.

3. Serve with burgers, chips or on toast!


2. Seven- Layer Dip

1/2 bunch Green onions
2 Roma tomatoes
1 (16 ounce) can Refried beans
1 cup Guacamole or make homemade guacamole
1 (2.25 ounce) can Olives
1 cup Salsa or pico de gallo, chunky
1 (1 ounce) package Taco seasoning
1 Tortilla chips
1 cup Cheddar or mexican blend cheese
1 (8 ounce) container Sour cream
8 (9 ounce) plastic tumblers


1. Blend the taco seasoning mix and refried beans into a bowl.


2. Spread your mixture into a serving platter (large). 

3. Put sour cream and cream in another bowl and spread over the beans.

4. Top the layers with salsa. Place a layer of tomato, green bell pepper, green onions and lettuce over the salsa, and top with Cheddar cheese. Garnish with black olives.


3. Million-Dollar Dip

1/2 cup Bacon bits, real
5 Green onions
1 1/2 cups Mayonnaise
1/2 cup Almonds


1. Add green onions, cheddar cheese, mayonnaise, bacon bits, and slivered almonds to a small bowl.


2. Mix the ingredients. Serve with your favorite crackers.
(Chill for 2 hours if desired).

4. Cheesy Spinach Artichoke Dip

2 cups shredded parmesan cheese
1 – 10 oz. box frozen chopped spinach, thawed
1 – 14 oz. can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
2 teaspoons minced garlic
⅔ cup sour cream
1 – 8 oz. block cream cheese (softened)
⅓ cup mayonnaise



Preheat oven to 375.

Mix Parmesan cheese, spinach and artichoke hearts.

In a separate bowl, mix together sour cream, cream cheese, mayo and garlic.


Add to spinach mixture and mix until combined.

Pour into a pan and bake for 25 minutes.

Serve immediately.


5. Chicken Enchilada Dip

1 small can red enchilada sauce
1 chicken breast, cooked and shredded (rotisserie chicken or slow-cooked chicken will work great!)
1 small can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 cup frozen yellow corn, thawed
2 tablespoons taco seasoning
1½ cups shredded mexican blend cheese (cheddar or jack cheese would work well too)
⅓ cup cilantro, roughly chopped
tortilla chips for serving
Cook Time
15-20 minutes


1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.


2. Pour enchilada sauce into a shallow baking dish.

3. Add black beans, corn, and shredded chicken. Sprinkle taco seasoning over the entire dish. Throw on cilantro and shredded cheese.

4. Bake 15-20 minutes until cheese is bubbly and begins to brown.


5. Serve with tortilla chips.

6. Crack Dip

16 ounces Sour Cream, Regular or light
Hidden Valley Ranch Dip Mix
2 slices Bacon, Cooked and finely chopped, plus more for garnish
1 cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese
1 Scallion, Sliced



1. Mix the sour cream, ranch dressing mix, bacon bits and cheese together in a bowl.  Top with scallions and extra bacon. Serve with chips (Cover and refrigerate 24 hours if you’d like).

7. Tex-Mex Corn Dip

4 cups fresh roasted corn (from 5 corn cobs)
1 cup sour cream
1/2 cup mayonnaise
8 ounces grated sharp cheddar cheese
2 to 3 fresh jalapeños (seeds and membranes removed), finely minced
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon cumin
1 teaspoon garlic salt
Freshly ground black pepper


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1. Combine corn, sour cream, mayonnaise, cheese, jalapeños, cilantro, cumin, garlic salt, and black pepper.

2. Stir until mixed. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours. Serve with tortilla chips or corn chip scoops.


8. Bean Dip

1 lb ground beef
1 (1oz) package taco seasoning
1-1/2 cups salsa
1 (16oz) package Velveeta cheese, cubed
1 (28oz) can refried beans


1. In a skillet over medium-high heat, cook beef; drain.
2. In a large pot, combine cooked beef, taco seasoning, salsa, Velveeta and refried beans. 3. 3. Cook on low for about 10 minutes. Ready to serve!


9. Banana Cream Pie Dip

1 c. vanilla Greek yogurt (or regular vanilla yogurt)
4 oz. cream cheese, softened
¼ c. banana flavored instant pudding mix (half of a 3.4 oz. box)
½ tsp. vanilla extract
½ banana, sliced


1. Combine yogurt, cream cheese, pudding mix, and vanilla extract in a medium mixing bowl.


2. Beat on medium-high speed. Wait until smooth and creamy.

3. Spoon into a serving dish; top with sliced bananas.

10. Caramel Cheesecake Apple Dip

2 (8 oz) pkg cream cheese, chilled
1 cup caramel ice cream topping , chilled (I used Hershey’s in the glass jar)
1 store bought graham cracker pie crust , crumbled



1. Place cream cheese in a mixing bowl.

2. Using an electric mixer, whip cream cheese until smooth.


3. Stir in caramel ice cream topping.

4. Break graham cracker crust into pieces and place in a ziploc bag. Seal the bag and crush graham cracker crust pieces using a rolling pin.

5. Serve with apple slices.

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