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Creamy and perfectly sweet, this cream cheese dip is truly irresistible. It has NO marshmallow fluff, just simple ingredients. Perfect for any potluck, party, brunch, or BBQ, this cream cheese fruit dip is just so delicious.

A small wooden bowl containing a white, whipped cream cheese dip on a platter surrounded by a rainbow of fruit.

🥣 What Makes This Recipe So Good

  • This cream cheese fruit dip is so simple and easy to make. It’s made with only 4 ingredients, none of which are marshmallow creme. Not that there’s anything wrong with marshmallow creme, mind you, but sometimes you want an option with fewer overall ingredients. Even with the homemade whipped cream, this fruit dip is ready in less than 15 minutes, so it’s great for last minute get-togethers or sudden sweet cravings.
  • It’s creamy, fluffy, and perfectly light, making it a great option for cookouts, potlucks, or any other hot-weather gathering. Pair it with a variety of fresh fruits and you’ve got a simple dessert you can adapt for any season. I guarantee no one will be able to resist it!

👩🏼‍🍳 Chef’s Tips

  • Gently fold the whipped cream into the cream cheese. If you work the whipped cream too much, it can lose its volume. We want this dip as fluffy and cloud-like as possible!
  • The cream cheese absolutely has to be at room temperature when you start this recipe! Cold cream cheese is super difficult to work with. If it’s even a little cold, it can end up lumpy once you start working with it. Let the cream cheese sit out at least 30 minutes (closer to an hour is ideal!) before getting started so you get the best possible consistency.
  • If this cream cheese fruit dip is a little too sweet for your sweet tooth, you can replace the powdered sugar with your favorite powdered sugar alternative. Don’t use anything granulated as it won’t dissolve all the way and could make the dip gritty. Confectioner’s Swerve and powdered monk fruit are my personal favorite alternatives. Just make sure that, whatever you use, you adjust the amount of sweetener as needed so you don’t throw off the flavor of the dessert dip. Swerve has a fantastic conversion chart on their site if you’re not sure where to start!
A white woman's hand holding a fresh strawberry as the woman dips it into a bowl of whipped cream cheese.

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Recipe By: Cheryl Malik
5 from 1 vote

Cream Cheese Fruit Dip (No Marshmallow Fluff!)

Prep 15 minutes
Cook 0 minutes
Total 15 minutes
Made with 4 simple ingredients and zero marshmallow fluff, this sweet & creamy fruit dip is an absolute dream of a dessert.
12 servings


  • large mixing bowl
  • Hand mixer with beater attachments and whisk attachment
  • medium mixing bowl
  • Silicone spatula


For the Cream Cheese Fruit Dip

  • 1 8-ounce block full-fat cream cheese at room temperature
  • cup powdered sugar see Notes
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream very cold but not icy
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


  • Place 1 8-ounce block full-fat cream cheese in large mixing bowl. Using hand mixer fitted with beater attachments, beat cream cheese on high speed 30 seconds or until whipped. Set bowl aside.
  • Add ⅔ cup powdered sugar, 1 cup heavy whipping cream and 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract to medium mixing bowl. Using hand mixer fitted with whisk attachment, whisk ingredients together on low speed 30 seconds to incorporate powdered sugar into whipping cream.
  • After 30 seconds, increase mixer speed to medium-high. Whisk mixture on medium-high 4 to 6 minutes or until stiff peaks form.
  • Once mixture forms stiff peaks, gently transfer whipped cream to large bowl with whipped cream cheese. Use silicone spatula to gently fold whipped cream into cream cheese, stopping when whipped cream is just incorporated. Be careful not to over-mix or whipped cream will lose volume.
  • Transfer cream cheese fruit dip to serving dish and serve immediately with fruits of choice. Alternately, cover mixing bowl with lid or plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve, then transfer dip to serving dish and serve chilled with fruits of choice.
  • Cream Cheese: Let the cream cheese sit out at room temperature at least 30 minutes until it’s completely softened.
  • Heavy Whipping Cream: Very cold heavy cream will whip up faster and more smoothly than cool heavy cream. If you put it in the freezer to chill, don’t leave it in too long. You don’t want it icy.
  • Make it Keto/Added-Sugar Free: Replace the powdered sugar with your favorite powdered sugar-substitute. Make sure to adjust the amount as needed based on the sweetener.
  • Storage: Refrigerate the dip in an airtight container up to 5 days.

Serving Suggestions

  • Strawberries
  • Pineapple chunks
  • Grapes (red or green)
  • Blueberries
  • Peach slices
  • Apple slices
  • Orange slices
  • Cherries
  • Pretzels
  • Vanilla wafers
  • Shortbread cookies
  • Graham crackers

Approximate Information for One Serving

Serving Size: 1servingCalories: 161calProtein: 2gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 42mgSodium: 79mgPotassium: 19mgTotal Carbs: 8gSugar: 7gNet Carbs: 8gVitamin A: 292IUVitamin C: 0.1mgCalcium: 27mgIron: 0.3mg
Nutrition Disclaimers
Number of total servings shown is approximate. Actual number of servings will depend on your preferred portion sizes.
Nutritional values shown are general guidelines and reflect information for 1 serving using the ingredients listed, not including any optional ingredients. Actual macros may vary slightly depending on specific brands and types of ingredients used.
To determine the weight of one serving, prepare the recipe as instructed. Weigh the finished recipe, then divide the weight of the finished recipe (not including the weight of the container the food is in) by the desired number of servings. Result will be the weight of one serving.

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    1. Hm, was the cream cheese completely softened after it sat out for 30 minutes? Depending on the temperature of your kitchen, 30 minutes may not have been long enough to bring it to room temperature. For the cream cheese to incorporate completely, it can’t be cold at all, so it may have needed to sit out longer. I hope you’ll give this one another try!

  1. My father-in-law is visiting for a few days, so we cooked dinner for him tonight and I made this for dessert. I used 2/3 cup Confectioners’ Swerve instead of powdered sugar, and chilled the prepared dip for 6 hours or so before serving it with fresh strawberries, red & green grapes, and blueberries. The fruit dip is absolutely INCREDIBLE! I was worried it would be too sweet, but it was perfect. The whole time we were eating it, we all just kept saying how good it was LOL.5 stars

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