Fruit Dips

Description

Here are some of our super easy fruit dips and fruit salad that we have enjoyed Just a few ingredients turns it into a delicious dessert perfect as a treat or as make a larger portion for a party.
Recipe for Fruit Dip

Berry Fruit Dip

Ingredients

  • 8 oz fresh strawberries preferred or frozen. See note below about frozen fruit.
  • 4 oz nonfat cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 TBS sugar
  • Fruit slices, apples, pineapples, melon

Items You Need

  • food processor or blender

Steps

  • Place strawberries in food processor or blender and blend until smooth.
  • Beat cream cheese in small bowl until smooth. Stir in sour cream, strawberry puree and sugar. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Cut fruit slices for dipping.

Tips and Suggestions

  • Fresh fruit recommended. Frozen fruit tends to have more water and may make the dip too thin in consistency.
  • Use blueberries in place of strawberries.

Cream Cheese Fruit Dip

Cream cheese fruit Dip.

Description

A simple but yummy dip for fruit. Great for a party side dish.

Ingredients for the Fruit Dip

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (7 ounce) jar marshmallow creme
  • Cut fruit, apples, pineapples, strawberries

Other Items

  • Food coloring (optional)
  • Medium bowl
  • Electric Hand Mixer

Steps

  • Place cream cheese in medium bowl and let soften.
  • Add Marshmallow Creme. For easier removal use a warm spoon or spatula.
  • If you want some color, drop a couple drops of food coloring into bowl A couple drops of red will make a nice pink dip.
  • Blend cream cheese and marshmallow creme until mixed thoroughly.
  • Serve with cut fruit or whole strawberries.

Tips and Suggestions

  • Use a medium bowl...it can spray a little as it mixes.
  • In the classroom or at home with a young child. You can write out the ingredients and materials needed on a sheet of paper in a list. Have them help collect the ingredients and match it to the list.

Fabulous Fruit Salad

Description

Just add a couple ingredients to fruit cocktail and turn it into a Fabulous Fruit Salad. Chill and enjoy on a hot summer day. I made this one with my Kindergarten class and it was a big hit!
Fabulous Fruit Salad

Ingredients

  • 2 cans 30 oz fruit cocktail
  • 1/2 package mini marshmallows
  • 1 container sour cream 8 oz
  • Medium Bowl
  • Wooden Spoon

Steps

  • Drain juice from fruit cocktail cans.
  • Pour the fruit cocktail into the bowl and add marshmallows.
  • Add sour cream and mix well.
  • Chill for 30 minutes.