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When it comes to dips – basically any dip – there’s a singular, crucial ingredient that’s never to be forgotten. Cream cheese. That’s right, cream cheese is the creamy, tangy ingredient that breathes life into any dish and is a workhorse in almost all our favorite dips and spreads. So we rounded up those top recipes, including a little bit of everything for you to enjoy (we couldn’t leave out some dessert options!) and encourage you to do a deep dive into the world of cream cheese-based spreads, trying as many as possible to figure out which one is your favorite. Enjoy!

14. Everything Bagel Cheese Dip

We didn’t think we could make an everything bagel better, but turning it into a dip that you can have at any time of day sure stepped things up. Get the recipe here and try it out – you won’t regret it!

13. Garlic Bread Pizza Dip

Do you love garlic bread? (Obviously, yes.) Do you love pizza? (Again, yes, duh.) This garlic bread pizza hybrid is an absolute no-brainer and you should make it as soon as possible. You will love it. Get the recipe here and see for yourself!

12. Cinnamon Churro Cheesecake Dip

Okay, nothing can compare to a hot, crunchy, sugar-coated churro, but this creamy dip sure does come close. All the flavors you love, plus a creaminess that can’t be beat. Click here for the recipe.

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