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8 No-Bake Dips Delicious Enough To Eat With A Spoon

These homemade dips taste so much better than anything you could buy at the grocery store. But the best part is that they're no-bake -- so you can be in and out of the kitchen in no time.
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These homemade dips taste so much better than anything you could buy at the grocery store. But the best part is that they're no-bake -- so you can be in and out of the kitchen in no time.

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Homemade hummus always trumps store bought. It's healthier, tastier, and -- bonus -- made from ingredients you can readily keep on hand. GET THE RECIPE

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If an empty bowl is the sign of a good dish, this dip adapted from The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook is a sure winner. It's tangy, delicious and full of bright summer flavor. GET THE RECIPE

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Every party needs a bowl of salsa, and this one will steal the show. The vegetables are roasted, which intensifies the flavor of the tomatoes, mellows the onions and garlic, and adds a nice touch of smokiness. GET THE RECIPE

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This is a delicious and elegant dip that you can whip up in 10 minutes. Be sure to stash some away for breakfast tomorrow -- it doubles as a delicious spread for bagels. GET THE RECIPE

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This dip may never win a beauty contest, but it's the best black bean dip I've ever tried. The secret is lots of onions, garlic, jalapeños, and fresh lime to boost the flavor. GET THE RECIPE

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While traditional guacamole is made with raw onions, this version is made with roasted garlic. It has just as much flavor as the original and none of the unpleasant aftertaste. Always a crowd-pleaser! GET THE RECIPE

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Calorie Conscious? Try peas in your guac. It's a little sweeter, chunkier, and surprisingly delicious! GET THE RECIPE

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If it's wrong to eat dip right out of the bowl with a spoon, then I don't want to be right! There's something addicting about the combination of tangy Greek yogurt, grated cucumber, olive oil, garlic and fresh mint. Yes, it's all good for you but that's just an added bonus here. GET THE RECIPE