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Recipes for a successful party: ’60s California Dip & international variations

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Recipe for a successful party: Lipton California Dip

You make it in a flash. Just pour an envelope of Lipton onion soup mix into a pint of sour cream. Stir it with a fork… chill. You’ve got it: Delicious California Dip. Now surround with potato chips and it’s dip, dip, hooray!

Recipes for a successful party: '60s California Dip & international variations

Lipton California Dip recipe

1 envelope Lipton Onion Soup Mix
1 container (16 oz.) sour cream

In a medium bowl, blend all ingredients; chill at least 2 hours. Serve with your favorite dippers.

Zesty horseradish dip & creamy cottage cheese dip (1972)


Next time you make Lipton California dip, add some foreign intrigue (1968)

It’s so easy to put new taste and color in your holiday hors-d’oeuvres with these delicious variations on California Dip. Make several bowls. First, try our recipes. Then make up some of your own. Add barbecue sauce or deviled ham or whatever you like. And turn your next party into an International Dip-In.

Lipton California Dip Hindustani recipe

Add 1/4 cup Thousand Island Dressing and 1/2 teaspoon curry powder (optional) to the basic California Dip.

Lipton California Dip Mexicano recipe

Add 1/4 cup chili sauce to the basic California Dip.

Lipton California dip, add some foreign intrigue (1968)

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