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Marshmallow Fruit Dip

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This fluffy marshmallow fruit dip is only two ingredients, and that is all it needs! Addictive and well-loved by our audience as one of the easiest and best dips for apple dipping, 5 minutes is all you need for creamy, sweet perfection.

Light and fluffy, classic marshmallow fruit dip is great for parties, potlucks, or just a simple movie snack. 

Marshmallow Fruit Dip on a red apple dip

Why you will love making Fruit Dip

While there are plenty of 3 ingredient fruit dips, this dip recipe simplifies that even more with just TWO. That’s all it needs for a flavor that makes the fruit on your fruit platter even more enticing. 

In fact, this marshmallow fruit dip is quite close to my peppermint fluff Christmas dip (which is well loved!) and is a great complementary dip to have more than one flavor on a table. 

What is Fruit dip made of?

  • Cream Cheese – Full-fat cream cheese is one of the two ingredients in this dip. Cream cheese can be tough to work with as it’s hard out of the fridge, so it must be opened and softened. Just undo the packaging and place it on the counter about 15 minutes before prepping the dip. Do not microwave.
  • Marshmallow Fluff – Marshmallow fluff is also known as Marshmallow Crème and comes in plastic jars in the baking aisle. SEE ON AMAZON HERE WHAT IT IS

As a side note, cream cheese does come in a variety of flavors, and while I do believe regular cream cheese works best, you are welcome to try flavors like strawberry, blueberry, or cinnamon in this dip.

How to make Marshmallow Fruit Dip

  1. Remove Cream Cheese from the fridge and open the box and open the foil.
  2. Let the cream cheese sit on the counter at room temperature for approximately 15 minutes to soften. Do not microwave. While you can skip this step if you are in a hurry, hardened cream cheese is harder to whip up and gets caught in electric beaters much easier. 
dipping apple in homemade fruit dip
  1. Cream cheese and marshmallow fluff can be combined using electric beaters. Any contents that get stuck inside the wire metal of the beaters just need a spatula to push back into the bowl.
  2. Serve marshmallow fluff dip with a fruit platter with fresh sliced fruit (see article for full details on fruit serving ideas) and a variety of cookies and crackers like graham crackers and animal crackers. 

How to make a Fruit Platter

This easy dip recipe is one that is always gone, even from my most picky family members. And with just cream cheese and light and fluffy marshmallow crème, it’s obvious why. 

  • Potlucks, Picnics, and Church Events – If you need to bring a tray, a beautiful display of colorful fruit and a variety of fruit dips work instantly and with NO COOKING (and no hassle).  
  • Baby showers, weddings, vow renewals, Birthday Parties: Any time a family get-together occurs in our house, fruit trays are a must!

I am not a fan of store-bought fruit platters as a lot of the times the juice runs together, or the apples go brown, so making my own is a must!

Flavoring Fluffy Cream Cheese Fruit Dip

I love the creamy, fluffy white dip because it looks classic and is perfect for entertaining.

However, if you want to flavor the fruit dip in a particular flavor, just add a bit of FLAVORED yogurt OR a bit of Orange Juice and mix. 

  • Color it: This dip is simply a white fruit dip, but you could easily make it holiday or birthday customized by adding a drop or two of food coloring!
  • Flavor it:  I adore the taste of simply cream cheese and marshmallows, but if you want to mix it up, this fluff dip is a great base for little dram flavor vials. Try cotton candy or strawberry! You can also simply add a tad bit of vanilla, which is likely right in your pantry. 
  • Additives: Fold in mini chocolate chips, M&Ms, or mini marshmallows.
  • Fruit: Cut up small pieces of strawberries to fold in.

What to serve with Marshmallow Fruit Dip

I think the name implies that you serve fruit with fruit dip. And apples, strawberries, and pineapple chunks make quick work of marshmallow fruit dip. But that isn’t all!

While it is called fruit dip, graham crackers, animal cookies, and teddy grahams also provide a great dipper that is easy for people to hold and dollop.

As long as the fruit is fresh, juicy, and ripe, fruit trays make the most perfect snack at a party. Plus, the leftovers, complete with dip, go perfectly for a packed lunch box or after-school snack.  

  • Classic Fruit Platter Fruits: The most classic fruits that are commonly used on fruit platters include sliced apples (red apples, granny smith), grapes, pineapples, and strawberries.
  • Melons:  Try honeydew, watermelon, papaya, and cantaloupe. 
  • Berries: Berries are great for marshmallow fruit dips because they tend to have drier skin and hold a lot of dips well. Try blueberries, strawberries, blackberries, and raspberries. 
  • Unique Choices: If you want to try something unique and different for a fruit tray, try dragon fruit, starfruit, kiwi, cinnamon chips, or pretzel sticks.
cream cheese and marshmallow fruit dip mixed up with hand held mixer

Can classic fruit dips be refrigerated or frozen?

Chances are you won’t have any leftovers, but if you do, you may ask yourself, “How long does Marshmallow Fruit Dip Last?

Refrigeration: I have a lot of experience with dips that include cream cheese, and cream cheese re-hardens in the fridge. While the dip will still TASTE great, it may be harder to DIP with fruit or crackers from fridge to table

You can store the dip on the counter it sit at room temperature to get the cream cheese to re-soften.

Freezing: We say no! Anything with dairy or cream cheese never defrosts right. Make, serve and eat the same day.

Or you can lick off the spoon like my little taste tester here. 

eating marshmallow fruit dip

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Marshmallow Fruit Dip – 2 Ingredients!


Prep Time 3 minutes
Total Time 3 minutes
Marshmallow fruit dip is a 2 ingredient fruit dip that is super fluffy and amazing for fruit or pretzel dips. If you need a party snack in an instant, cream cheese and marshmallow fluff to the rescue!  2 simple ingredients are all you need to make the creamiest, most fluffy marshmallow dip. Fantastic to serve with a fresh fruit platter, the combined cream cheese and marshmallow fluff make a surprisingly easy dip that will keep everyone coming back to the appetizer table again and again. One of the best dips to enjoy with sliced fruit, graham crackers and even small sugar cookies, this classic fruit dip is one you will have to be careful not to eat all on your own! 

Ingredients
 

  • 8 oz. block of Cream Cheese
  • 7 oz. can of Marshmallow Fluff

Instructions

  • Remove Cream Cheese from fridge and open the box and open the foil. Let the cream cheese sit on the counter at room temperature for approximately 15 minutes to soften. Do not microwave. While you can skip this step if you are in a hurry, hardened cream cheese is more difficult to whip up and gets caught in electric beaters a lot easier. 
  • Cream cheese and marshmallow can be combined using electric beaters. Any contents that get stuck inside the wire metal of the beaters just needs a spatula to push back into the bowl.
  • Serve marshmallow fluff dip with a fruit platter with fresh sliced fruit (see article for full details on fruit serving ideas) and a variety of cookies and crackers like graham crackers and animal crackers. 

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Notes

see marshmallow fruit dip article for ways to vary this simple recipe as well as dipper ideas

Nutrition

Serving: 1 | Calories: 81kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 72mg | Sugar: 1g

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13 Comments

  1. How far In advance can I make this?

    1. Truthfully I would make this day of because of the marshmallow fluff.

  2. I’m taking this to a picnic does it need to be kept cold.

    1. Trisha Haas says:

      It can be left out for about 2 hours, which is the recommended time to go back in the fridge.

  3. Katherine says:

    I have made marshmellow dip for years, I add, chocolate chips, difference jams, cherry juice with cherry on top, pineapple, chocolate syrup, whip cream, for fruit, cookies, cake, pie, and ritz crackers for that salty taste. Great holiday fast appititzers.

  4. Made this for years. It doubles as a cake frosting too! Just throw in some vanilla extract too, and take the taste up a notch

  5. Laura Boyko says:

    I have made this for years and it has always been a hit. I add grated orange peel to it.

  6. I make this but have always been told to add a tub of cool whip. Makes it creamy and better

    1. Trisha Haas says:

      Yep, thats also a good choice. I have other dips that combine cool whip as well. Its just such a good base for a dessert dip!

  7. I’ve been making this recipe for about 35 years! It’s a family favorite! ❤️ 🍓

  8. 💕 this dip. Easy and delicious. Thanks for sharing.

  9. This is the best fruit/cookie dip out there, no doubt about it. This dip disappears so fast, the party has not even. gotten started. Best to start out with a double batch and serve half at a time.

  10. I use strawberry Philadelphia cream cheese when I make it.

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