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Christmas Tree Cake Dip

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Welcome to the most delightful festive treat of the season, TikTok Famous Little Debbie Christmas Tree Dip! This simple yet irresistibly tasty dip is a fantastic addition to any holiday party.

Made with popular Little Debbie Christmas Tree Cakes, this dessert dip is a delicious treat for your taste buds this Christmas season. Get ready to dive into a sweet, fluffy dip that will become the highlight of your holiday-friendly gatherings! 🎄

tiktok viral little debbie christmas tree dip in a bowl.
Little Debbies Christmas Tree Cakes make an amazing dip!

Why This Recipe Is a TikTok Viral Sensation! ☃️

This recipe has taken TikTok by storm, and it’s easy to see why! Combining the charm of seasonal snack cakes with a creamy, fluffy texture, this dessert dip can be made in minutes, making it an uber-easy choice for an appetizer. A creative twist on everyone’s favorite holiday snack cakes, this dessert dip is sure to leave the bowl empty.

Whether you’re hosting a holiday party or just looking for a fun, seasonal snack, this dip will absolutely impress. Its simplicity, deliciousness, and, of course, those tiny little Christmas tree cakes make it an instant favorite on social media.

graham cracker with fluffy dip on it.

Simple Dip Ingredients

While most people would purchase a box of cakes, they have been hard to find this year with this dip going viral. So we have converted it for the individual cakes that you can find at the gas station as well.

Please see below for both options.

christmas tree snack cakes come in a small package too.

How to make Little Debbie Christmas Tree Dip

  1. Start by adding softened cream cheese to a mixing bowl. With an electric hand mixer, beat the cream cheese until smooth.
  2. Depending on your Christmas Tree cake size, add (5) 3 oz. cakes or (8) cakes from the 8.52 oz. box to the bowl.
  3. Pour in the milk and vanilla extract, continuing to beat the mixture well.
christmas tree cake ingredients being put into a medium sized mixing bowl.
  1. Gently fold in the whipped topping, maintaining a somewhat chunky cake mixture texture for that authentic tree cake dip recipe feel.
  2. Once mixed, spoon the dip into your serving bowl. You can cover it and refrigerate it until your party begins.
christmas tree dip with whipped cream and cream cheese being mixed.
Make sure to mix with a spatula on these steps to keep the cake in a chunky form.
  1. For that extra festive touch, garnish with a tree cake and a sprinkle of green sugar sprinkles right before serving.
  2. Serve this sweet dessert dip with Graham crackers, Nilla Wafers, or pretzels for dipping. We have provided an entire list below as suggestions.
pretzels and tree dip.

Taste and Storage

This dessert dip recipe is a sweet treat with a creamy texture and hints of vanilla and cake. It’s like dipping into a fluffy cloud of holiday-treat cheer!

For storage, keep the dip refrigerated in an airtight container. It’s best enjoyed within a few days, making it a perfect make-ahead option for your holiday gatherings.


Q: Can I use other types of cakes for this TikTok recipe?

A: Absolutely! While tree snack cakes are ideal for that festive touch, you can experiment with zebra cakes, sugar cookies, or other seasonal snack cakes.

Q: How long can I store this dip?

A: It’s best when fresh, but you can store it in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

>>>>>>>>>>>Did you know that these Christmas cakes also come in Chocolate?

Best Dippers for Little Debbie Christmas Tree Dip

When it comes to enjoying this fluffy, festive dessert dip, the choice of dippers can make a big difference. Here are some top suggestions to elevate your Little Debbie Christmas Tree Dip experience:

  1. Graham Crackers: Their sweet, honey flavor and crisp texture make Graham crackers an all-time favorite for dessert dips.
  2. Nilla Wafers: These small, vanilla-flavored cookies are a classic choice. They’re just the right size for dipping, and they add a lovely vanilla note to each bite.
  3. Pretzels: For those who love a sweet and salty combo, cinnamon sugar pretzels are a perfect match. Their crunchy texture and salty taste balance the sweetness of the dip wonderfully.
  4. Animal Crackers: A fun choice for kids and adults alike. Animal crackers bring a nostalgic touch and a subtle sweetness that complements the creamy dip.
  5. Fresh Fruit: For a fresher, lighter option, try apple slices. The crispiness of the fruit contrasts nicely with the creamy texture of the dip.
  6. Shortbread Cookies: These buttery, crumbly cookies are a decadent choice. They pair beautifully with the cream cheese and cake flavors in the dip, and shortbread cookies are everywhere during Christmas. Another choice here is gingerbread cookies.
  7. Chocolate Chip Cookies: Dip chocolate chip cookies into this sweet creation for an extra indulgent treat. The combination of chocolate and the creamy dip is heavenly.
  8. Oreo Cookies: A popular choice for those who can’t get enough chocolate. The cream filling of Oreo cookies adds a layer of delight when dipped.

This tree dip recipe is a festive, easy-to-make dessert that’s family-friendly and perfect for holiday parties. With its creamy cream cheese mixture, chunks of cake, and a sprinkle of green, it’s a seasonal delight that will leave everyone asking for more.

dip out of a bowl of dip.

Remember to share our recipe on social media. It’s a popular snack cake turned into an unforgettable holiday dessert and sure to be everyone’s favorite sweet tooth holiday tradition.

More dessert recipes you will love: If fluffy dessert dips are your thing, try Christmas Cookie Dip, Strawberry Dip, or Hot Cocoa Dip.

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Little Debbie Christmas Tree Dip (Viral TikTok Recipe)

Prep Time 10 minutes
Indulge in the festive season with this Little Debbie Christmas Tree Dip, a viral holiday hit blending creamy cream cheese and iconic seasonal snack cakes. Perfect for parties, this easy-to-make, sweet treat pairs wonderfully with Graham crackers, pretzels, and your favorite dippers.


  • mixing bowl
  • hand mixer
  • Spatula
  • measuring cups/spoons


  • Little Debbie Christmas Tree Cakes If using 3 oz. size: 6 cakes 5 for the dip, 1 for garnish. If using 8.52 oz box: 2 boxes – use 9 of the 10 cakes – 8 for the dip, 1 for garnish.
  • 8 oz. cream cheese brick softened
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 8 oz. Cool Whip Whipped Topping thawed
  • Christmas tree sprinkles for garnish


  • Prepare Cream Cheese: Add the softened cream cheese in a mixing bowl. Use a hand mixer to beat it until smooth.
  • Add Christmas Tree Cakes: If using the 3 oz cakes, add five cakes to the bowl. If using cakes from the 8.52 oz boxes, add eight cakes to the bowl.
  • Incorporate Milk and Vanilla: Add 1/4 cup milk and one teaspoon of vanilla extract to the bowl with the cakes. Beat the mixture well.
  • Add Whipped Topping: Add 8 oz of Cool Whip whipped topping into the bowl. Fold the mixture until combined. It's okay if the mixture is not entirely smooth.
  • Chill: Spoon the dip into a serving bowl. Cover and refrigerate until you're ready to serve.
  • Garnish and Serve: When ready to serve, garnish with a Christmas tree cake and Christmas tree sprinkles. Offer Graham crackers, Nilla wafers, or pretzels for dipping.


Suggested dippers for a dessert board or party: Graham Crackers, Nilla Wafers, Pretzels, Animal Crackers, Fruit Slices, Shortbread Cookies, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Oreo Cookies.
  • If using 3 oz. size: 6 cakes 5 for the dip, 1 for garnish.
  • If using 8.52 oz. box: 2 boxes – use 9 of the 10 cakes – 8 for the dip, 1 for garnish. (just eat the extra one, no one will know!)


Serving: 0.25cup | Calories: 117kcal | Iron: 1mg

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