20+ Cottage Cheese Dip recipes

Cottage Cheese dips

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Do you love cottage cheese? Find out some great ways to incorporate it into delicious a delicious assortment of cottage cheese dip recipes.

Cottage Cheese dips

20+ Cottage Cheese Dip recipes

Calling all cottage cheese dip lovers! If you’re looking for new ways to use up those fresh veggie sticks, pita or tortilla chips, breads, crackers, pretzels, or sliced baguettes. sitting in your fridge, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve rounded up over 20 delicious cottage cheese dip recipes to satisfy all your snacking needs. 

From simple ranch to everything healthy and nutritious, there’s a flavor for everyone here. Get ready to ditch store-bought with these easy homemade dips. And don’t worry, we kept them simple so even the most kitchen-challenged among us can whip them up.

Deciding on what dips and spreads can take your appetizers, snacks or charcuterie boards from good to great. 

20+ Cottage Cheese Dips 

Dips aren’t meant to be an afterthought or just a mere sidekick for your snacks or charcuterie board – they elevate your entire snacking experience by bringing a variety of flavors, contributing to the colors and balancing out the flavors, taste, texture and colors of your appetizer boards or snacks.

And these cottage cheese dips aren’t left out in all of that goodness. So, read on for the best Cottage Cheese dips and spreads for your snacks and party. I’ve shared some of my favorite finds in this round-up.

Delicious cottage cheese dips for any occasion

Cottage cheese dip

 Cottage cheese dip

Welcome a simple and easy game day snack with this light and flavorful cottage cheese dip packed with fresh herbs. This creamy cottage cheese dip is made with just a few simple ingredients for a crowd-pleasing and nutritious appetizer.


Cottage Cheese Ranch dressing


Transform your favorite ranch into a creamy, protein-packed dip or dressing with just a few simple ingredients. This cottage cheese ranch gets its cool, herbed flavor from buttermilk with an extra hit of protein courtesy of the cottage cheese for a healthy homemade condiment you’ll want on everything.


Flavorful dips using cottage cheese

Herbed cottage cheese dip

Top up your dip game profile with this fresh and flavorful herbed cottage cheese dip. It is an easy-to-make snack or healthy appetizer!  This whipped cottage cheese gets a vibrant boost from a few handfuls of ingredients which makes it a light and tasty option for dipping veggies or crackers.

Roasted garlic white bean dip


Take your white bean dip to new heights with the addition of protein-packed cottage cheese as the secret ingredient. Cottage cheese lends a super creamy texture and healthy protein boost to each bite making it a light appetizer that’s perfect for dipping fresh veggies or pita chips.

Cream dill dressing and dip

This versatile recipe lets you enjoy delicious, creamy dill flavor in both a dressing and a dip thanks to cottage cheese. Blended with fresh dill, lemon, and seasonings, it makes a tangy, protein-packed topping for salads or a light veggie dip.

Smoked mackerel dip

smoked mackerel dip

Enjoy this high-protein smoked fish dip that’s sure to satisfy you. Super easy to put together.  Made with smoked mackerel, cottage cheese, and lemon juice, this easy blend comes together for a creamy and flavorful appetizer.

Sweet Cottage Cheese dips

Cottage cheese dip with honey

Cottage cheese dip with honey
Sweeten up your snack time with this simple yet delicious cottage cheese dip. Blending cottage cheese with honey creates a light and refreshing spread that’s perfect for fruit or graham crackers. So so healthy and delicious.

Cottage Cheese Orange Creamsicle protein dip


Transport yourself to a sunny day at the beach with this refreshing Cottage Cheese Orange Creamsicle Protein Bowl dip. Sweet orange flavor blended into a creamy cottage cheese base. It is a wonderful treat you can enjoy anytime – add fresh fruit for extra goodness.

Cottage cheese and pineapple dip

cottage cheese and pineapple dip

Bring a taste of the tropics to your snack time with this refreshing cottage cheese and pineapple dip. Creamy cottage cheese is blended with sweet, juicy pineapple for a light spread that’s bursting with flavor. Serve it up with crisp veggies or buttery crackers for an easy appetizer the whole family is sure to love.

Cottage Cheese, honey and walnut dip


Take your cottage cheese to the next level with this sweet and savory blend featuring honey-roasted walnuts. A simple mix of cottage cheese, honey, and caramelized walnuts creates an indulgent spread that feels like a treat. It’s the perfect way to enjoy all the benefits of cottage cheese balanced with touches of warmth from the honey and crunch from the nuts.

Unique Cottage cheese dips 

Whipped cottage cheese caprese dip

Whipped cottage cheese caprese dip

Take your Caprese flavors to the next level with this light and creamy whipped cottage cheese dip. Fresh basil, tomatoes, and other ingredients are folded into this fluffy cottage cheese base for a protein-packed appetizer. Try this with some toasted bread on the side. 


Green Goddess Cottage cheese dip 

Green goddess cottage cheese dip

Take your dip to the next level with this high-protein green goddess cottage cheese yogurt dip. Packed with herbs, avocado, and Greek yogurt, this vibrant dip is bursting with flavor and nutrition to power you through your day. Paired with fresh chopped veggies or crackers.

Polish Cottage cheese dip

Polish cottage cheese dip

Spice up your snack time with this traditional Polish-inspired cottage cheese dip. It is healthy as it is delicious. This blending of cottage cheese with sautéed onions and dill creates a savory spread that’s perfect for crackers, vegetables, or even pizza – it’s sure to become a new family favorite.

Creamy cottage cheese dip

Blended Cottage cheese dip

Craving a creamy dip without much effort? This 5-minute blended cottage cheese dip is the answer. Just a few simple ingredients are whipped together in no time for an easy, protein-packed spread that’s ready when you are. Perfect for veggie dippers, crackers or chips, this is one blend you’ll want to make again and again.

More Cottage Cheese Dips

Cottage cheese ranch dip

Take your favorite ranch dip to a new level with this protein-packed cottage cheese version. This cottage cheese ranch dip is an incredibly creamy and satisfying dip that’s perfect for veggies, chips, or as a sandwich spread. The addition of cottage cheese gives it an extra boost of protein.

Whipped cottage cheese dip

cottage cheese dip

Upgrade your dip game with this light and creamy cottage cheese dip. Packed with high protein, this versatile dip combines whipped cottage cheese with your choice of fresh herbs, vegetables, or spices for a healthier snacking option.

Vegetable dip recipe

vegetable dip recipe

Take your vegetable dip up top-notch with this protein-packed cottage cheese version. Fresh seasonal veggies get an extra creamy coating from a blend of cottage cheese and herbs. It’s the perfect low-fat way to get your veggie fix with a bonus of protein from the cottage cheese.

Spicy Cottage Cheese dips

Healthy Buffalo Chicken dip

healthy buffalo chicken dip

Say goodbye to heavy, rich dips and hello to this lightened-up buffalo chicken dip! Using Greek yogurt and cottage cheese in place of cream cheese, this healthier version still packs tons of flavor from buffalo sauce and shredded chicken. It’s the perfect game-day appetizer or snack that won’t weigh you down.

High Protein Taco Dip

High protein taco dip


Satisfy your cravings for Mexican flavors with this high-protein-packed taco dip. Oh, it is so spicy and creamy. Cottage cheese is the secret ingredient that adds the creamy, high-protein base layered. Be free to give this recipe a try as an appetizer or snack.

Taco Dip with Ground Beef



Taco dip with Ground beef

This easy taco dip combines two favorite party snacks into one crowd-pleasing appetizer. It is a protein-packed cottage cheese base topped with seasoned ground beef and other tasty taco toppings. Very perfect for football season or a Cinco de Mayo party! {Gluten-free}

Cold Taco dip without cream cheese

Cold taco dip without cream cheese

Skip the cream cheese and lighten up your taco dip with this easy, high-protein version made with cottage cheese. This EASY Taco Dip Without Cream Cheese is a crowd-pleasing dip that’s just as delicious as the classic. Trust me, your guests will be surprised that it has cottage cheese in it!

Cottage cheese queso

Cottage cheese queso

Give your queso dip a protein boost with this clever cottage cheese version. This easily blended cottage cheese dip is a healthy but delicious and satisfying snack. Blended with spices, cottage cheese forms a luxuriously creamy and zesty cheese sauce that’s perfect for dipping chips or drizzling over nachos.

More Spicy Dips

Low Calorie queso

Low Calorie Queso dip

Indulge in the cheesy, spicy flavors of queso dip without the guilt of using this lightened-up recipe. Cottage cheese provides a high-protein, low-calorie base that gets a seriously delicious kick from a few ingredients. This creamy cheese dip is an easy appetizer, ready in just 20-30 minutes.

Buffalo Chicken cottage cheese dip

Take game-day snacking to the next level with this high-protein buffalo chicken dip. So so tasty and creamy. Loaded with shredded chicken and other simple ingredients, this crowd-pleasing dip gets an extra boost of protein from cottage cheese for an indulgent treat you can feel good about.


Buffalo chickpea dip

Buffalo chickpea dip

Take your plant-based dips to the next level with this buffalo chickpea version featuring a surprise protein boost from cottage cheese. Spicy buffalo sauce mixes with Cannellini beans and creamy cottage cheese for a dip that’s hearty enough to stand alone as a meal or light enough to enjoy with veggie sticks.


FAQs for cottage cheese dip recipes:


Q: What is cottage cheese and what are the primary nutritional advantages of eating it? 

A: soft cheese curd product created from milk is called cottage cheese. It has a low fat and calorie content but a high calcium and protein content. About 12g of protein in a single dish will keep you satisfied. 


Q: Can I use another type of cheese in place of cottage cheese in these dips? 

A: Cottage cheese works especially well since it has a mild flavor and thick, creamy texture that binds everything together without being overly rich, though you may use other soft, creamy cheeses like cream cheese or goat cheese in its place. 


Q: Should these dips be kept in the refrigerator? 

A: It’s true that dips made with dairy, such as cottage cheese, need to be chilled. Fortunately, they keep well in the refrigerator for three to five days. For optimal texture and flavor, allow the dip to sit at room temperature for half an hour before serving. 


Q: Can any of these dips be frozen or prepared in advance? 

A: A lot of the dips can be made in advance and refrigerated for later use. Just prepare the dip according to the recipe, put it in an airtight jar, and keep it in the refrigerator for three to five days or the freezer for two to three months. Thaw in the refrigerator overnight before serving. 


Q: What kind of dishes would you recommend these cottage cheese dips for? 

A: Selection of appetizers that go well with cottage cheese dips include sliced baguettes, pita or tortilla chips, breads, crackers, and pretzels. They are  excellent as a sandwich spread.

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