Cream Cheese Fruit Dip Recipe

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This Cream Cheese Fruit Dip Recipe will be your favorite thing to make for potlucks and parties this season.

Maybe it’s a hot summer day and you’ve been invited to a bunch of baby showers, or maybe the neighbor’s first summer bbq of the year! 

Our easy cream cheese fruit dip is the perfect complement to a fruit tray piled with your favorite fruit.  It’s really the best fruit dip I’ve found!

Just three simple ingredients in our easy fruit dip recipe, a few minutes to put it together, and prepare some fresh fruit, and you’re done!

Our marshmallow fruit dip is an easy snack to put together too! You can enjoy it anytime, in the backyard, on the deck, by the pool, or after school.

I like to use an assortment of fruits that are in season plus some vanilla pound cake, because, well, you can never have too much cake, am I right?

And we’re all about easy recipes here at Pie Lady Bakes. 

cream cheese fruit dip with sliced strawberries on top in blue bowl

Tips for making this Cool Whip and Cream Cheese Fruit Dip

  • For best results follow the recipe exactly
  • Make sure all of the ingredients are at room temperature
  • For variety try different flavors of cream cheese, like strawberry!

Time Saver Tip: 

Use softened cream cheese, it makes such a creamy dip!

Ingredients you will need

cream cheese fruit dip ingredients
  • Marshmallow creme or marshmallow fluff
  • Whipped cream or Cool whip (frozen non dairy topping)
  • Cream cheese
  • Vanilla (optional)

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How to make the best fruit dip

Learning how to make cream cheese fruit dip is as easy as following the steps below.

Step One: Add the cream cheese to the bowl

Place cream cheese into a large bowl.

hand mixing the softened cream cheese

Step Two: Mix the cream cheese

Use a hand mixer on the softened cream cheese until it is creamy.

blending cool whip into marshmallow cream cheese

Step Three: Add the marshmallow creme

Spoon in the marshmallow creme and using the mixer once more, blend it with the cream cheese.

mixing marshallow creme and cream cheese

Step Four: Add the vanilla

Add the pure vanilla extract.

adding vanilla to cream cheese fruit dip

Step Five: Add the cool whip

Add the softened cool whip and stir it in.

That’s all there is to it!

delicious fruit dip recipe in blue bowl

What to serve with our delicious cream cheese dip

Seasonal fruits, pound cake cut into cubes, vanilla wafers, grapes, sliced apples, strawberries, slices of melon – any of your favorite fruits, cake, or cookies. 

Cream Cheese Fruit Dip Recipe Variations

Want to change up the recipe? Go ahead! Here are some ideas of things to add:

  • Use a different flavor of cream cheese like strawberry
  • Add some finely chopped fruit to the dip
  • Add chocolate chips
  • Mix in some finely chopped pistachios
  • A 1/4 cup of graham cracker crumbs for a cheesecake style of dip?

Let your imagination go and have fun.

cream cheese fruit dip in blue bowl with sliced strawberries on top

How To Store Whipped Cream Cheese Fruit Dip

Put the creamy dip in a serving bowl or airtight container until you are ready to serve it with your fave fruit platter and sweets. 

Recipe FAQs

How much cream cheese fruit dip does this recipe make?

This recipe makes about 3 cups of dip. So lots for a party!

How long will the fruit dip keep?

It will last about 5 days in your refrigerator, in an airtight container. 

Can I make the dip ahead of time?

You sure can! Make it the night or day before, put it in a colorful bowl and serve with a yummy fruit platter. 

delicious and easy cream cheese fruit dip blue bowl with grapes and strawberries on platter

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What was my inspiration for this recipe?

Honestly, trying to get more fruit into our regular meal planning. And I was also inspired by the Potluck Recipes from the very best bloggers that you can see below.
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Cream Cheese Fruit Dip Recipe

This is the best creamy fruit dip and the perfect addition to your collection of easy recipes. I know it will become your favorite too!

cream cheese fruit dip and fruit platter

Easy Cream Cheese Fruit Dip Recipe

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Judy Kahansky
Only 3 ingredients and you are on your way to a delicious creamy fruit dip that's the perfect complement to a fresh fruit platter. The star of potluck season is here!
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Easy Desserts
Cuisine North American
Servings 3 cups
Calories 90 kcal


  • 1 – 8 oz package of Cream Cheese
  • 1 – 8 oz Cool Whip - frozen non-dairy topping
  • 1 – 7 oz jar Marshmallow Creme
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract


  • Place cream cheese into a large bowl.
  • Use a hand mixer on the softened cream cheese until it is creamy
  • Add the pure vanilla extract
  • Spoon in the marshmallow creme and using the mixer once more, blend it with the cream cheese
  • Add the softened cool whip and stir it in.
  • That’s all there is to it!


Serving: 2tablespoon | Calories: 90kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 39mg | Sugar: 7g

These are estimated values generated from a nutritional database using unbranded products. Please do your own research with the products you’re using if you have a serious health issue or are following a specific diet.

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Judy Kahansky is an experienced writer and baker, creating delicious desserts (including pie!) for over 40 years. She loves to take classic and vintage recipes and update them to fit the busy lives of her readers. When not baking, Judy and her husband Mark are passionate golfers, travelers and dog lovers, spending as much time as they can with their sweet pup Millie.