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5-Star Party Dips Paired With Their Perfect Dipping Companions

Showing up with the perfect party dip only gets you so far if your dipping implement isn't up to the task. A fragile chip that goes to pieces mid-dunk? That's a dud of a dipper.

Yes, dipper-duty is a mighty responsibility. That's why we've taken top-rated dips and paired them up with the very best dippers for dunking, dipping, scooping, and shoveling up all the yummy goodness.

2377270_Loaded Baked Potato Dip_Photo by The Gruntled Gourmand

Loaded Baked Potato Dip | Photo by The Gruntled Gourmand

Chunky Dips

Hearty dips call for sturdy dippers. You need a solid platform to support all that good stuff. Tortilla chips, thicker potato chips, crackers, toasts and bagel crisps, bread sticks and pretzels, slices apples and pears, and raw veggies work best with these dips. Or try tossing in a wild card like Pizza Fries made with Pillsbury pie crust:

Warm Dips

For hot dips, you need a substantial dipper that stands up to the heat and can handle the heavy lifting. Chunks of fresh bread, pita, or toast are terrific choices.

Smooth Dips

For creamy-smooth dips like hummus, baba ganoush, and onion dips, reach for crispy pita chips or bagel chips, potato chips and other veggie chips (like zucchini or kale).

Here's your cheat sheet of delicious dips and the dippers that love 'em:

Dips and The Dippers That Love Them

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