Cream Cheese Fruit Dip is sure to become your family’s favorite fruit dip! This easy recipe only uses 4 simple ingredients and takes about 5 minutes to put together. It is the perfect dip for an after school snack, birthday party, pot luck and more! If you have a sweet tooth you are sure to love this delicious dip.
How to Make Cream Cheese Fruit Dip
First, be sure to soften the block of cream cheese by letting it sit at room temperature. If you forget to pull it out ahead of time, scoop it out of the container and put it in a microwave safe bowl or plate and microwave in 10 second intervals until just soft enough to use a hand mixer on it.
Place the softened cream cheese in a mixing bowl and whip with an electric hand mixer on low speed until very soft and smooth. There should be no little lumps in the cream cheese. If there are keep on whipping it. Then, add the marshmallow creme, vanilla extract, and lemon zest. Mix with the hand mixer until well combined and smooth.
Serve immediately or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5-7 days. If you make this dip ahead give it a quick stir before putting it in your serving bowl.
While there are endless options for what to dip in this marshmallow fruit dip our favorite fresh fruits and other snacks are:
- apple slices
- graham crackers
- vanilla wafers
- animal crackers
I would recommend making a fruit salad, fruit platter or even some fun fruit kabobs to serve with this creamy dip!
Frequently Asked Questions
This dip is great for anytime but especially birthday parties, backyard bbqs, potlucks, baby showers, summer cookouts and other friend and family gatherings.
You can but it may not mix very well since it is a small amount compared to the size of the stand mixer bowl. However, if you are making a double batch a stand mixer will work perfectly!
Absolutely not! You can leave out the lemon zest or even swap it for orange zest if you prefer.
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- 1 8oz block of cream cheese, softened
- 7 oz marshmallow creme (small jar)
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 tsp lemon zest
Place the softened cream cheese in a mixing bowl and whip with an electric hand mixer on low speed until very soft and smooth. Mix until there are no little lumps in the cream cheese.
Add the marshmallow creme, vanilla extract, and lemon zest. Mix with the hand mixer until well combined and smooth.
Serve immediately or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 5-7 days.
See blog post for ideas on what to serve with this delicious cream cheese fruit dip!
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 180Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 29mgSodium: 109mgCarbohydrates: 22gFiber: 0gSugar: 15gProtein: 2g