Last Updated on January 19, 2023 by Share My Kitchen
Today’s recipe is for basil pesto swirled in softened cream cheese. This creamy basil pesto dip for crackers goes well with chips or even as a spread on bread.
Dips and spreads are amazing. Swirling chips and crackers in different spreads and dips is magic. Right?
This creamy basil pesto dip is one of the best, so you need to try it! The creaminess of cream cheese, the fresh taste of basil, and the simplicity of it make it something incredibly tasty.
Also, it is so easy to make. You can either make your fresh basil pesto or buy one from a local store. It doesn’t take more than 10 minutes, no matter how you do it. Seriously.
This creamy basil pesto dip can also be used as a spread on bagels, crusty bread, and as a dip for crackers. With all the fall festivities, wouldn’t it be a great time to have your favorite dip recipe?
It could be used as an appetizer at parties.
How to Make Creamy Pesto Dip for Crackers
Soften the cream cheese in a small pot over low heat, then mix in the basil pesto. Stir until well incorporated. Depending on your preference, you can adjust the amount of pesto you want to add to the cream cheese.
Then, your basil pesto dip can be served with your favorite chips, crackers, and bread.
Creamy Pesto Dip for Crackers Recipe Card
- ½ cup softened cream cheese
- 2 – 2½ tablespoons basil pesto
- Soften the cream cheese in a small pot over low heat, then mix in the basil pesto. Stir until well incorporated.
- Then, your basil pesto dip can be served with your favorite chips, crackers, and bread.
This recipe is highly versatile, so feel free to make it your own! You can add more or less cheese to taste, but it may lead to a thicker dip depending on how much you add. It is also better to use fresh pesto rather than store-bought as the flavor will be stronger and tastier. We hope you enjoy this quick and easy recipe.