Dill Pickle Dip

This Dill Pickle Dip recipe takes just 5 minutes to make to make. It’s a creamy, tangy dip that is best served with potato chips, vegetables or crackers!

Dill Pickle Dip

On the heels of our much loved and popular Dill Pickle Pasta Salad, we’ve been pickling all the things! This is one appetizer dip recipe that has a flavor that is so addicting.

When it comes to snacks, appetizer, or potlucks – nothing beats a homemade dip. Some of our own personal favorites include our Buffalo Chicken Dip, Jalapeño Popper Dip and our Mexican Fiesta Dip.

Yet pickle flavored foods are a quick fan-favourite, as evidenced at how much we love our Dill Pickle Chips here in Canada. So why not put that into dip form?

I know it’s not a new thing, you can buy it in most stores. Yet have you ever had homemade Dill Pickle Dip? It’s simple to make and so good with real chopped pickles in it, versus just flavouring.

This 5 minute Dill Pickle Dip recipe is effortless, and a great dip to take along to potlucks and gatherings. I love making it just for a snack to have at home. I’ve found that in providing a yummy dip, the fresh veggies are more likely to be eaten. Win/win.

What kind of pickles are best for Dill Pickle Dip?

My favorite pickles to use for this easy dip recipe are bick’s, baby dill, garlic or Kosher dill. It doesn’t really matter which brand you choose, as long as they are tangy. I wouldn’t use sweet pickles for this recipe.

Dill Pickle Dip Tips

When making Dill Pickle dip, make sure to use full-fat sour cream. It needs to be thick, and lower fat options will result in watery dip.

This dip is best when made ahead of time. It thickens as it sits, so giving it ample resting time in the fridge is best. It also allows all the flavors and spice to mingle and make tasty friends.

It’s also best if the pickles are chopped finely. Larger pieces is good, but I’ve found this dip to be more popular when the pickles are chopped smaller. You can chop manually or if you have a food processor, the job with be done in record time.

You also have the option to swap out the sour cream for plain greek yogurt. Not only does it have the right texture and is a bit healthier, but it also has that tangy flavour which is perfect for this recipe.

I like to use fresh parsley and dill for my recipe, yet I have in the past, used dried seasoning which has turned out fine. I’ve also given this recipe a little special kick and have added a couple tablespoons of powdered ranch seasoning too. It’s a nice touch.

dill pickle dip

What do you serve with dill pickle dip?

Really, there’s so many options to go with this dip. We love fresh vegetables like peppers, carrots, cucumber and celery. Yet I always make sure to pair this dip with potato chips.

You can also serve this 5 minute Dill Pickle Dip with crackers, pretzels or even bread pieces such as a cut baguette.

Pickle fans will fall in love with this dill pickle dip recipe. It’s a tasty appetizer dip that won’t last long that’s for sure.


For more dip recipes to try, may I suggest:

Dill Pickle Dip

Dill Pickle Dip

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

This Dill Pickle Dip recipe takes just 5 minutes to make to make, This creamy, tangy dip is served with potato chips, vegetables or crackers.


  • 1/2 cup full-fat sour cream
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh dill, finely chopped
  • 4-5 medium pickles, finely chopped


1. place sour cream and cream cheese in a bowl and using an electric mixer, blend until smooth

2. Stir in the onion powder, salt, parsley, dill and fine pickle bits.

3. Stir to combine. Cover and refrigerate at least an hour before serving with fresh veggies, chips and/or crackers.

4. Enjoy!


  • - full-fat sour cream will give it the thickness that it needs, and it's best to refrigerate before serving. To me, these two aren't optional. fridge is best. It also allows all the flavors and spice to mingle and make tasty friends.
  • - you can swap out the sour cream for plain greek yogurt.
  • - use dried parsley and dill if necessary. To give this recipe a little special kick, add a couple tbsp of powdered ranch seasoning too. It's a nice touch.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 84Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 23mgSodium: 372mgCarbohydrates: 3gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 1g

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  1. I absolutely love dill pickle dip. I’ve only ever tried the store-bought kind. I would love to try this recipe.

  2. Dill pickles are my favourite. I’ve never even thought about making my own dip though. Thank you for the recipe.

  3. This looks super yummy (and easy). Home made dips are always so much better than store-bought, in my opinion,

  4. Love dill pickles, love dip — the ingredients are great — gonna have to give this a try!

  5. So easy! I love dill pickles. I’ll be bringing this to our holiday party! 🙂

  6. I would make this now if I had all of the ingredients – now I have to wait until the grocery store opens!

  7. Dill. Pickle. Dip? Ooooh, I’m in trouble! Three things I absolutely love all together? Gotta make this!!!

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