5-Ingredient Fried Pickle Dip

Looking for a crowd-pleasing, yet unexpected ? This 5-ingredient Fried Pickle Dip is guaranteed to add “zing” to any appetizer spread, and it comes together in no time.

“I’ve seen this on social and have wanted to try it for a while and it did not disappoint,” said recipe tester . "The dip is seasoned with the perfect amount of dill and has an addictingly salty-briny flavor."

This recipe incorporates and crunchy chopped pickles to bring in full-force . And, the topping of savory toasted breadcrumbs brings in that crunchy “fried” element that makes the appetizer so irresistible. Creamy, tangy, and full of texture, it beats making a batch of any day.

5 ingredient pickle dip

Dotdash Meredith Food Studios

5-Ingredient Fried Pickle Dip

5 ingredient pickle dip
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cool Time:
1 hr
Total Time:
1 hr 10 mins
6 (1/4 cup) servings


  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

  • 1/2 cup sour cream

  • 3/4 cup drained and chopped dill pickles, divided, plus 2 tablespoons dill pickle juice (from 1 [16 ounce] jar) 

  • 1/4 cup seasoned panko (Japanese-style breadcrumbs), toasted

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill

  • wavy potato chips (such as Ruffles®), for serving, plus crushed chips for garnish


  1. Gather all ingredients.

    all ingredients to make 5 ingredient pickle dip gathered on a kitchen counter

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  2. Stir together cream cheese, sour cream, pickle juice, and 1/2 cup of the pickles in a medium bowl until smooth and combined.

    pickle dip ingredients mixed until combined in a glass mixing bowl.

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  3. Cover and chill dip at least 30 minutes or up to 3 hours. Bring to room temperature before serving, about 30 minutes. Transfer to a serving bowl and garnish with panko, dill, crushed potato chips, and remaining 1/4 cup pickles.

    5 ingredient pickle dip garnished with chopped pickles, fresh dill, and crushed potato chips, ready to serve

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  4. Serve with potato chips.

    5 ingredient pickle dip served with ruffles potato chips

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

316 Calories
25g Fat
20g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 316
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 25g 32%
Saturated Fat 10g 52%
Cholesterol 49mg 16%
Sodium 483mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin C 6mg 7%
Calcium 83mg 6%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 394mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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