Friday, May 24, 2013

Clam Dip

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This is one of the easiest dips you can make! All you need to do is combine TWO ingredients. Clam dip has been one of my family's party staples for years.

Here's what you'll need (note: this is for party size; what is pictured below is made with half):
-two 8 ounce packages of cream cheese, softened
-two cans of chopped or minced clams (the 6.5 oz can)

1. Mash up softened cream cheese with a fork.

2. Drain juice from clams. Keep juice.

3. Mix clams into cream cheese. Add juice slowly, mixing in between, until reach desired texture. You don't want it to be too watery but you want to be able to be soft enough that you can scoop the dip out with a chip. When making one portion of this, I believe I used 2-3 tablespoons of the juice. When it's at the consistency you want, you can get rid of the rest of the clam juice.

4.  Refrigerate until about 15 minutes before serving so cream cheese can soften again. Serve with chips and enjoy!

Simple and yummy!

This is definitely a party staple!

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  1. Hi Dianna! wow this looks absolutely amazing! I love seafood and clams are one of my favorite shellfish! Thanks for sharing it at this week's Fluster Buster Party, Have a great weekend, Lizy, Party co-host

    1. You should give it a try! It's the perfect combination!

  2. I LOVE A GOOD CLAM DIP!!! I haven't made any for years, so excited to try this!!!! I'm glad you shared at Give Me the Goods Monday!

  3. Yum! I'm trying your recipe this weekend. Thanks for sharing at Inspire Us Thursday at Organized 31.

  4. I love clam dip and I haven't made it in awhile. You just gave me some inspiration. Thanks for sharing on Fluster's Creative Muster Party.

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