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Chip Dip

This homemade chip dip recipe is so delicious. A simple appetizer dip made with sour cream and spices found in your pantry.

ruffle chip being dipped into chip dip

This chip dip is the best easy appetizer!

Everyone needs a good chip dip recipe. An easy, tasty sour cream dip is so versatile for just about any occasion.

Whether that is summertime by the pool, a baby shower appetizer, holiday chip dip, or a great side for a party. You just can’t go wrong with serving a recipe like chip and dip!

chip dip in a bowl

Chip Dip Ingredients

  • sour cream
  • garlic powder
  • minced onion
  • dried dill
  • freeze dried chives
  • dried parsley flakes
  • salt
ingredients to make chip dip

How to make Chip Dip with Sour Cream

To make chip dip from scratch is so simple. This recipe uses all pantry spices making it easy for any time of year!

Step 1: Add the sour cream, garlic powder, minced onion, dill weed, chives, parsley flakes, and salt to a large bowl.

Step 2: Stir the dip well to combine. Place the dip back into the sour cream container, and cover with the lid. Chill in the fridge until ready to serve.

sour cream dip mixed together

This dip is so flavorful, and I love it because it uses all spices that can be found in the spice aisle.

Wondering how to make dip taste good? Garlic powder, minced onion, dill, chives, and parsley give this potato chip dip so much flavor!

dip in a bowl surrounded by chips, broccoli, baby carrots, and cucumber

What to serve with sour cream dip

  • Ruffle chips: these are our favorite as they are sturdy and hold up well to a good dip!
  • baked chips or crackers
  • mini pretzels
  • cucumbers
  • baby carrots
  • broccoli
  • sliced bell pepper
  • cherry tomatoes

How long can a sour cream dip sit out?

It is recommended that sour cream based dips are not left outside of the fridge past two hours. Just be sure to cover it back up and stick it in the fridge before that amount of time!

dip in a bowl surrounded by chips, broccoli, baby carrots, and cucumber

This recipe is perfect for just about anything! Serve it up and watch it disappear. Make this for your next movie night at home!

How long is sour cream dip good for?

This dip is good for 5 – 7 days in the fridge. If it lasts that long! I find it disappears very quickly in my house. It’s great for a late night snack once the kids are in bed!

chip being dipped into a chip dip
dip in a bowl surrounded by chips, broccoli, baby carrots, and cucumber

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Easy Chip Dip

Joy Shull
This easy potato chip dip is the perfect appetizer! Simple and delicious sour cream dip recipe.
4.44 from 198 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Appetizers
Cuisine American
Servings 16 servings
Calories 60 kcal


  • 16 oz sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 2 teaspoons freeze dried chives
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • ½ teaspoon salt


  • Add the sour cream, garlic powder, minced onion, dill weed, chives, parsley, and salt to a bowl, and mix well to combine.
  • For easy storage, place the chip dip back into the 16 oz sour cream container with the lid.
  • Chill before serving
  • Serve chip dip with chips, crackers, and veggies of choice


Calories: 60kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 1gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.2gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 17mgSodium: 82mgPotassium: 63mgFiber: 0.2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 598IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 35mgIron: 0.2mg
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Recipe Rating

Amy Melvin

Monday 11th of December 2023

This was so fast and easy! I can't believe how much everyone loved this recipe. I can't wait to make it again!

Joy Shull

Wednesday 27th of December 2023

So glad you enjoyed it!


Tuesday 3rd of October 2023

I used 1 tbsp dried onion and 1 tsp onion powder and 1 tbsp garlic dill weed so I used 2 tsp pickling it tastes right.


Monday 7th of August 2023

I was a little skeptical because it uses only dried spices instead of fresh. I had to substitute onion powder for the minced type. Turned out delicious with my ruffled chips.

Joy Shull

Monday 7th of August 2023

so glad you enjoyed it!

Kim Pulvermacher

Wednesday 8th of September 2021

Is the minced onion fresh or dried?

Joy Shull

Saturday 11th of September 2021

dried onion