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How to Make Fruit Dip with Cream Cheese

How to Make Fruit Dip with Cream Cheese

Fruit dip is creamy, rich, delicious, and healthy. It is quick to prepare and a perfect snack for both adults and kids. There are so many ways you can make a fruit dip but using cream cheese is quite popular. Keep reading to learn how to make fruit dip with cream cheese.

What is a fruit dip?

A fruit dip is a sauce or spread made from cream cheese and/or yogurt, honey, and bits of fruit. Other ingredients, such as spices, vanilla extract, and lemon juice, can also be added to fruit dip. The resulting dip should be thick enough to coat the fruit but not so thick that it is difficult to dip into.

Fruit dips are a simple and healthy way to add flavor to any meal or snack. They are also a great way to get kids to eat more fruits and vegetables.

Different ways of making fruit dip

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Some of the most popular ways to make fruit dip include using yogurt, cream cheese, or marshmallow fluff. Here are a few ways you can make and enjoy a fruit dip:

  • Vanilla yogurt fruit dip: Looking for a light and healthy snack that will satisfy your sweet tooth? Vanilla yogurt fruit dip is made with just a few simple ingredients. This dip is perfect for dipping your favorite fruits or even pretzels. The main ingredient in this dip is flavored dairy yogurt. You can either use full-fat or low-fat yogurt for this recipe.
  • Chocolate fruit dip: Chocolate fruit dip is easy to make and can be a fun activity to do with kids. This dip is versatile and can be tailored to anyone’s taste. All you need to do is mix melted chocolate with a creamy base.
  • Marshmallow fruit dip: Marshmallows are a type of confectionery often used in baking or to make hot beverages. They can also be used as a fruit dip, which is a popular way to enjoy them. Marshmallow fruit dip is easy to make and has a fluffy, rich texture.
  • Caramel fruit dip: caramel fruit dip is yet another delicious way to enjoy fruit dip. You just need to add caramel sauce to the dip, and that’s all. For extra flavor, you can add salt to turn this dip into a salted caramel dip. It is delicious and a modern take on a traditional fruit dip.

Can you make fruit dip with cream cheese?

All you really need to make a fruit dip is a cream base and your favorite fruit. Now there are so many amazing choices when it comes to the cream base. You can choose yogurt (which is a traditional ingredient to make fruit dip) or any other cream base like mascarpone cheese, marshmallow fluff, or even cream cheese. Cream cheese has a sweet but slightly tangy flavor which makes the fruit dip creamy and rich. You can add more flavors to this dip by adding vanilla, cinnamon, etc.

This easy and tasty fruit dip will surely be a hit at your next party or gathering. So give it a try and enjoy!

How to store fruit dip

Store fruit dip in an airtight container in the fridge. Homemade fruit dips will last for up to 3 days in the fridge. To keep fruit dip from getting watery, add a layer of plastic wrap or parchment paper over the top of the dip before putting it on the lid. This will prevent moisture from getting into the dip and making it runny.

How to serve fruit dip

  • Fruit dip is a great alternative to sugary or fatty snacks. It provides a boost of energy and nutrients without the added calories. You can enjoy it with a spoon or pair it with fresh fruits or a cocktail.
  • Fruit dip is perfect for parties and gatherings. You can serve it as an appetizer or dessert. You can also place it on a cheese board with fresh fruits or pretzels to dip.
  • It also goes well as a fruit salad, cereal, or granola topping.

 

How to make fruit dip with cream cheese

How to make fruit dip with cream cheese

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: N/A
  • Total time: 10 minutes
  • Servings: 2

 

Ingredients

  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup cream cheese
  • ¼ cup diced fruit
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients.
  2. Mix well until combined.
  3. Once ready, serve with your favorite chips or crackers.

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