This Churro Fruit Dip is creamy, sweet and has just the right amount of cinnamon to mimic your favorite fried treat! Serve it with fresh fruit for a fun dessert idea that your family will love!
This post was originally published September 26, 2013 and has since been updated with an improved printable recipe card and better instructions.
Oh 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.
The 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 cheese makes this recipe super creamy while the Marshmallow Fluff adds the sweetness.
Vanilla, brown sugar and cinnamon add those churro-like flavors you love.
Turbinado sugar gives a crunchy texture to the otherwise smooth dip. It mimics that crunch you get when you bite into a churro. YUM!
How to Make Churro Fruit Dip
You start by creaming together the softened cream cheese and the brown sugar. Brown sugar is awesome, isn't it.
Next add the marshmallow creme and marvel at its sticky goodness. This really adds the sweetness and a unique flavor that pairs perfectly with fresh fruit.
Add your vanilla and cinnamon and mix well.
Right 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.
This 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.
While I love to serve this fruit dip during summer with tropical fruits like mango and pineapple, it's great any time of year.
In fall you could serve it with apples and oranges and it would even be super tasty with pears!
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!
Churro Fruit Dip
- In a large bowl, cream together softened cream cheese and brown sugar with a hand mixer.
- Add the marshmallow creme and mix well.
- Add vanilla and cinnamon and mix until well combined.
- If using, add the Turbinado sugar and mix in with a spatula, making sure to scrape down the sides of the bowl to ensure everything is fully incorporated.
- Serve with fresh fruit (and/or sweet and salty treats like pretzels, pita chips, etc).