Party Panache, Chardonnay Dip

This crowd pleasing party dip preps in just 5 minutes**, but it will be raved about for a long time

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You can make this in a mini crock pot or a small casserole


Three cheeses, cream cheese, Mozzarella, Parmesan


Use shredded cheese to make this extra quick


A sweet onion and a little dry onion soup mix for added flavor


Once it gets blended and melted, add some good Chardonnay to thin it out


Wine & Cheese!

Adjust amount according to how thick or thin you want it for dipping and scooping

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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Slow Cook 1 hour 30 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, French
Servings 2 cups


  • mini slow cooker {optional}


  • 8 oz low fat cream cheese
  • 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 T dry onion soup mix
  • 1 medium sweet onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup {or more} good quality Chardonnay
  • 1 Tbsp butter for baked version
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil for baked version


Slow Cooker Dip

  • Spray the inside of mini slow cooker with cooking oil spray. Add chopped onion, cover and cook on high for 1 hour.
  • Add cheeses and soup mix. Cover and cook 45 minutes. Stir and add 1/4 cup wine. Cook another 30 minutes and stir.
  • Add more wine until dip is desired consistency and heat through. Serve with celery sticks, tortilla scoop chips, baguette slices or sturdy crackers.

Baked Dip

  • Spray a small baking dish with cooking oil spray.
  • Saute onion with 1 Tablespoon of butter and 1 Tablespoon olive oil in skillet until onions begin to caramelize
  • Put cheeses, onion soup mix, and onion into prepared baking dish. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes, add wine and stir.
  • Continue to bake until heated through, adding more wine if necessary. Total baking time 45-60 minutes *more or less depending on desired consistency
Keyword Chardonnay, dip, onion dip, party appetizer, wine and cheese
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19 Responses to “Party Panache, Chardonnay Dip”
  1. Mary says:

    I’m a big fan of wine & cheese Jenna! Your dip sounds great, I’m always on the look out for an easy appetizer 🙂

  2. lulu says:

    Appetizers are what I’m worst at making so I’m always looking for something new and easy to fix. I’m saving this one.

  3. Judy Pimperl says:

    This looks like the perfect “go to” recipe to keep handy for the upcoming holidays. Thank you for sharing!

  4. Lynn says:

    Tis the season for dips-sounds good:@)

  5. maryintheboondocks says:

    This sounds really yummy, all t hose great cheeses. Thanks sfor sharing.

  6. Sounds like a great dip for the next football game on tv!

  7. Julie says:

    Hi Jenna,
    This dip sounds so good.
    Thanks for sharing this awesome recipe at Cooking and Crafting with J&J.

  8. Lisa @ Fun Money Mom says:

    Yum…I could live off cheese alone and this looks delicious!!! I’ll have to save this recipe for my next party!
    Visiting from Cooking & Crafting w/ J&J

  9. I have never heard of using chardonnay in a dip before, this sounds amazing! I can’t wait to try it!

  10. joybee83 says:

    I love dips. This is a new one for me and it sounds great. It’s nice enough for a more formal party, but I bet it would make a great gameday snack too.

  11. Jenna, this sounds delicious! I am definitely going to give it a try! Love all your recipes! Happy Wednesday!

  12. JESS44903 says:

    Wow, what an interesting idea!

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

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