Churro Cream Cheese Fruit Dip

churro-fruit-dip-title-image-1Oh yeah.  This Churro Cream Cheese Fruit Dip is good.  If you’ve never had the basic fruit dip recipe of cream cheese and marshmallow creme you should definitely make that at some point too.  Who knew those two little ingredients would taste that good together!  So since I was serving this dip for my Mexican themed Chicks and Salsa party, I thought I would change it up and try to make it taste more like a churro.  Because churros don’t suck.

ingredients-for-churro-fruit-dipThe only thing that would make this recipe easier is if you could get someone else to mix it for you.  And it takes only a few ingredients, most of which you probably already have in your cupboards.

cream-brown-sugar-and-cream-cheeseYou start by creaming together the softened cream cheese and the brown sugar.  Brown sugar is awesome, isn’t it.

add-marshmallow-cremeNext add the marshmallow creme and marvel at its sticky goodness.

add-cinnamon-and-vanillaAdd your vanilla and cinnamon.

add-turbindo-sugarRight before serving, add in a little turbinado sugar for a little crunch.  This is totally optional.  It will not make or break it to have it or not.  It just makes it a little more like a perfectly cooked, crunchy churro.

churro-fruit-dip-for-chinetThis dip is delicious served with fresh fruits but I would also eat it with pretzels, sweet crackers, cinnamon sugar pita chips, a shovel, my fingers, off my kids face and probably even carrots.  The addition of cinnamon makes it kind of fall-y so you should make this for your holiday gatherings.

Churro Cream Cheese Fruit Dip

8 ounce Cream Cheese

1 jar Marshmallow Creme

1 TBSP Brown Sugar

1 tsp Cinnamon

1/4 tsp Vanilla

1 TBSP Turbinado Sugar (optional)

Cream together the cream cheese and brown sugar with a handheld mixer.  Combine the marshmallow creme with the cream cheese mixture.  Add vanilla and cinnamon and blend until well mixed.  Add turbinado sugar and mix with spatula, making sure to scrape down the sides of the bowl to fully incorporate all the ingredients.  Serve with fresh fruit or whatever else you would like!

Have you seen the Chicks and Salsa post yet?  Please go.  Then you can check out the Chicken Enchilada Casserole with Green Chilis and Cream Sauce recipe (aka Swiss Enchiladas) and the Mexican Mule recipe.  Then you should probably go work out.  These recipes are decidedly not low cal.  But they sure are tasty!

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Comments

  1. Wow sister, this? Sounds amazing! CanNOT wait to try it!

  2. Sounds yummy. I have to admit I have never had a churro and this still sounds good.

  3. I might work this into the snack stadium I’m planning to construct next weekend!

  4. how strong is the cream cheese flavor? My kids love dips, but aren’t fans of cream cheese (weird, I know)

    • Gigi, the cream cheese flavor is completely masked by the wonder that is marshmallow creme. I hate cream cheese on its own and even when you make the plain version of this dip, it tastes nothing like cream cheese!

  5. Hmm…. I bet that you could use this as a frosting for a spice cake too! Oh… the options are endless….

  6. yum yum yummy!!!

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