Cold Dill Pickle Dip is a delicious easy appetizer to make for your next bbq, 4th of July party, outdoor gathering or just because! Try this easy dill pickle dip alongside a nice juicy burger and a yummy piece of corn on the cob.
How does a cucumber become a pickle? It goes through a “jarring” experience! Yes, I just wasted about 5 minutes of my life I’ll never get back trying to find a funny pickle joke to share with you today. Pretty lame but it was all I could find that was G-rated and blog-appropriate. All I wanted to do was be creative when introducing my cold Dill Pickle Dip to you today. Epic fail, I know! I’ll leave the jokes for the comedians from now on.
I might not be a comedian but I am feeling really trendy with this recipe for Dill Pickle Dip. Who wants to be funny anyway when you can be food trendy instead?! It’s all about the FOOD in my book. Who’s with me?
Why do I think pickles are trendy? I’ve been seeing a few different types of pickle dips and dishes popping up on Pinterest lately. Being a pickle lover, these creative recipes really grabbed my attention. I was definitely intrigued and pinned a few recipes to make at a later date.
Fast forward to this past weekend. Zach and I went for our regular grocery trip to Publix. I’ve mentioned it before, but in case you’re new around here, Publix is amazing! Not only do they have the best quality ingredients around but they do their very best to make your shopping experience a pleasure…that’s actually their tagline!
In every Publix grocery store, you’ll find an Apron’s Cooking area. Here you will find simple and easy recipes to prepare for your family with all the ingredients you need right there for you. Like this delicious Memphis-Style Pulled Pork I made in my crockpot. And if you’re lucky, like we were this weekend, they might have a Publix employee cooking up the recipe of the day for you to try. Can you see why I love Publix so much yet?
What was on the menu this Saturday? Burgers with a Dill Pickle Dip on the side. Way to keep up with the trends, Publix! You can’t even imagine how excited I was to try out this dip in real life. And the bonus, I didn’t even have to make it myself!
I’m sure it’s pretty obvious what my reaction was to the dip considering I decided to make my very own Dill Pickle Dip to share with you all today. It was delicious, scrumptious, delectable, and everything else good I envisioned it would be. I was kind of kicking myself in the butt for not making it sooner.
With just a few minor changes, I recreated it at home this past weekend and served it up with pretzel chips just the way Publix did. Truth be told, Patrick was really hesitant to try it for whatever reason. I found that funny since he normally likes pickles. He said something about the concept sounded weird to him. I guess it might’ve sounded a little weird to me at first too and that’s why I didn’t jump to make it…
The verdict. Patrick loved it! Even though Zach and I had already tried it, I made some of my own changes to the recipe so it was kind of like trying it for the first time again. Another two votes from us. The pickle taste isn’t overpowering at all. Honestly, because I love pickles so much, I think I might add a little more the next time I make it!
What do I need to make this Dill Pickle Dip?
1 (8 oz.) cream cheese (softened), ¼ cup red onion (finely chopped), 2 teaspoons fresh garlic (minced), 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp pepper, ¼ cup pickle juice, 1 cup dill pickles (coarsely chopped)
Add everything EXCEPT your chopped pickles to the bowl of an electric mixer.
Mix all the ingredients together.
Once all the ingredients are combined, gently stir in your coarsely chopped pickles.
Place the dip in the refrigerator until you’re ready to serve.
This cold Dill Pickle Dip couldn’t be any easier to make. I’m so happy I was finally able to give it a try and see what all the hype was about. Be trendy and try it yourself. It’s the perfect dip to serve at your next BBQ or summer gathering. Happy Cooking!
- 1 (8 oz.) cream cheese (softened)
- ¼ cup red onion (finely chopped)
- 2 teaspoons fresh garlic (minced)
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tsp pepper
- ¼ cup pickle juice
- 1 cup dill pickles(coarsely chopped)
- Add everything EXCEPT your chopped pickles to the bowl of an electric mixer.
- Mix all the ingredients together.
- Once all the ingredients are combined, gently stir in your coarsely chopped pickles.
- Place the dip in the refrigerator until you’re ready to serve.
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