Crockpot spinach artichoke dip is an easy appetizer to make for parties. Stir the ingredients together in a slow cooker and it’s ready in an hour!

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Crockpot recipes are the best recipes because they require very little effort. This crockpot spinach artichoke dip is no exception. Simply place the ingredients in the slow cooker, stir and let it cook! It tastes better than store-bought dip. You’ll definitely want to serve this dip at your next tailgate or Super Bowl party!

Why this recipe works

It is incredibly simple to make and requires very little prep. You can use fresh or frozen ingredients as well as low-fat ingredients if you prefer. The dip can be made ahead of time and reheated easily.

Ingredients and substitutions

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  • Frozen spinach defrosted and drained or fresh spinach may be used
  • Artichoke hearts from a can or jar drained and chopped
  • Cream cheese (regular or low-fat)
  • Sour cream or plain Greek yogurt
  • Shredded mozzarella cheese (fresh is best)
  • Shredded parmesan cheese (fresh is best)
  • Freshly chopped garlic or a teaspoon of minced garlic from a jar
  • Salt and pepper (or red pepper flakes)

Recipe variations: Add a teaspoon of hot sauce for spicy spinach artichoke dip; use shredded kale instead of spinach; stir in 1 cup shredded chicken after the dip is cooked.

How to make crockpot spinach artichoke dip

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spinach artichoke dip in crockpot after cooking
  1. Place all the ingredients into the crockpot and stir together.
  2. Cook the dip on low for 2 hours or on high for 1 hour. After the first 30 minutes of cooking, give the ingredients another stir.
  3. Transfer dip to a dipping bowl and serve.

What to serve with this dip

I like to serve a variety of chips, crackers and vegetables with this slow cooker spinach artichoke dip. Tortilla chips and crostini are good options as well as bagel chips and pita chips (especially the garlic and herb flavors). For vegetables, try baby carrots, celery sticks and bell pepper slices.

Storage and make ahead tips

Spinach artichoke dip may be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. Make sure the dip is at room temperature before storing it. Spinach artichoke dip may also be frozen in an airtight container for up to 3 months. Defrost in the refrigerator overnight before reheating.

The nice thing about most crockpot dips is that they are easy to reheat. Simply place the dip back in the crockpot and reheat on on the warm setting. Stir before serving. You can also reheat it in a baking dish in the oven at 350 F if you prefer.

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Crockpot spinach artichoke dip is an easy appetizer to make for parties. Add the ingredients to the slow cooker and it's ready in an hour!
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  • 1 14-oz. can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • 1 15-oz. package frozen spinach, thawed and drained
  • 1 ยฝ cups (12 oz or 340 g) cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 cup (226 g) sour cream, or plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup (120 g) mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • ยฝ cup (60 g) Parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper, or red pepper flakes
  • SERVE WITH: crostini, pumpernickel wedges, pita triangles, tortilla chips, crackers, sliced veggies


  • Place all of the ingredients into a slow cooker and stir to combine.
  • Cover and cook on low for 2 hours, or high for 1 hour. About 30 minutes into the cook time, lift the lid and stir to combine everything, then close and allow it to continue cooking.
  • When the cook time is up, transfer the dip to a serving bowl and serve with your favorite dippers.


Store spinach artichoke dip after it has cooled. It will keep in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
Freeze spinach artichoke dip for up to 3 months. Defrost in the refrigerator before reheating.
Reheat spinach artichoke dip in the crockpot on warm or in the oven at 350 F for 10 to 15 minutes.
Serving: 1serving, Calories: 229kcal, Carbohydrates: 6g, Protein: 7g, Fat: 20g, Saturated Fat: 10g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 50mg, Sodium: 372mg, Potassium: 196mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 2g, Vitamin A: 5082IU, Vitamin C: 9mg, Calcium: 196mg, Iron: 1mg

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