Peanut Butter Fruit Dip

by Merissa on June 11, 2013

in Recipes

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Fruit dip is one of the most versatile dips that I make, and it's also one of the most popular. It is terrific for an easy weeknight dessert with bananas and strawberries, or for a fancy appetizer, with pineapples and kiwi.

Also, it is just SO yummy. Like, licking your fingers in public yummy. Of course it is. Every single ingredient is a designed to work together in mouth-watering harmony.

I make fruit dip in my stand mixer because I find it's the easiest way to get everything whipped up properly, but you could mix it by hand (if you are strong and have great amounts of patience) or with a hand mixer.

Peanut Butter Fruit Dip

What You Need:

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup whipped cream cheese, softened at room temperature for an hour
  • 3 tsp sugar

First, whip the cream. I use the medium-high setting on my stand mixer until the cream forms stiff peaks. Add the sugar to the whipped cream and beat again for about 1 minute.

While the cream is whipping, combine the peanut butter and softened cream cheese in a medium bowl. Mix together until thoroughly combined.

Add the peanut butter mixture to the whipped cream and mix together with a spatula, until it is completely mixed.

In just 10 minutes you can whip up some light and fluffy dip. It's best fresh but can be kept in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 4 days.

Peanut Butter Fruit Dip can be used so many different ways. Here are a few of my favorites:

  • As a "sauce" for fruit pizza
  • With strawberries for snack time
  • Spread on a banana, sliced in half lengthwise
  • With a plate of cut up kiwi, pineapple, and mango as a tropical hors d'oeuvres
  • Alongside fruit "kebabs" - bamboo sticks skewered with a variety of fruit
  • Inside a hollowed out melon

There are limitless ways to enjoy this easy treat. I often make this for guests because it seems "fancy" but is easy to make and really enhances the flavor of fresh fruit.

Looking for a savory dip instead of sweet? Try Cream Cheese Taco Dip!

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1 Christa Graham June 19, 2013 at 5:36 am

YUM!!

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2 Parrish (Life With The Crust Cut Off) June 19, 2013 at 12:52 pm

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3 Jo-Anna June 19, 2013 at 9:17 pm

Oh my this dip sound delish! I love peanut butter anything so this sounds SO good to me! Yum!

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4 Alyssa {Oh Sew Crafty Life} June 20, 2013 at 8:53 am

This looks so yummy! Stopping by and following from Full Plate Thursday 🙂

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5 Miz Helen June 22, 2013 at 3:11 pm

Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday. Hope you are having a great weekend and come back soon!
Miz Helen

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6 Susan June 23, 2013 at 4:46 pm

I make a similar dip, but yours with the whipping cream must be out of this world. Thanks for sharing at Inspire Us Thursday.

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7 Karly June 23, 2013 at 9:19 pm

Oh my this sounds so wonderful! Thanks for linking up with What’s Cookin’ Wednesday!

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8 Christy @ Creating a Beautiful Life June 24, 2013 at 8:56 am

Oh, this looks so yummy! I love anything with peanut butter! Thank you so much sharing. I’m visiting from the Pretty Life in the Suburbs link party.

Christy @ Creating a Beautiful Life

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9 Jerri June 27, 2013 at 12:58 am

This sounds great. It reminds me of peanut butter pie. Thanks for linking up for Friday Favorites. Please come back and link up again this week.

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10 [email protected] and Spicy Monkey May 25, 2014 at 1:34 pm

I love peanut butter and this sounds delicious!! Pinned 😉

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11 Gail @ BibleLoveNotes.com May 26, 2014 at 7:22 pm

I had peanut butter pie for the first time last week, and I loved the flavors. And it sounds a lot like this dip. thanks for the recipe.

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12 Cindy @Hun... what's for dinner? May 26, 2014 at 9:07 pm

What a great dip. It must be so fluffy. Thanks for sharing with us at Simple Supper Tues.

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13 Little White Dinosaur May 26, 2014 at 11:26 pm

Looks delicious. Anything with peanut butter and fruit (my two favourite things) must be good. Thanks for sharing. Will be making a note of this to try soon.

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14 Leslie May 27, 2014 at 3:09 pm

I love kiwi. I bet this would be good on green apples too. I’m pinning this, I’m also stopping by from the blog hop. If you get a chance stop by the blog to say hi. Enjoy your Tuesday!

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15 the cape on the corner May 27, 2014 at 3:12 pm

yum! i love the fruit kebab idea.

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16 AnnMarie May 27, 2014 at 4:51 pm

Definitely trying this!! Thank you for sharing. Pinned!

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17 Tshanina | Thrifty T's Treasures May 28, 2014 at 4:29 pm

You had me at peanut butter! Oh my heavens, this dip sounds yummy!

Thanks for sharing at Wow Me Wednesday!

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18 [email protected] May 29, 2014 at 1:42 pm

Sounds delicious! I think I may be taking this to my next get-together! Thanks for sharing!

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19 Raia May 30, 2014 at 3:20 pm

My mom loves to make fruit dip like this. 🙂 When I make it, it never makes it to the fruit… 😉 Thanks for sharing this at Savoring Saturdays!

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20 Lisa June 2, 2014 at 2:09 pm

This looks absolutely delicious! Thanks for linking up with “Try a New Recipe Tuesday.” I hope you can join us again this week.

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21 [email protected] In Pyjamas June 4, 2014 at 2:46 pm

Sounds like a great dip. Thanks for linking up to Sweet and Savoury Sunday, stop by and link up again. Have a great day!!

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22 Lena August 4, 2014 at 6:41 pm

can someone tell me how many ounces this makes?

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23 Jessie, FlusteredMom July 2, 2015 at 11:05 am

This looks delicious…I bet it would be really delicious with graham crackers too. #InspireMe

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24 Natasha in Oz July 5, 2015 at 7:36 pm

That looks delicious! I’ve pinned your post and am so grateful that you shared it at my weekly #sundaysdownunder linky party.

Best wishes for a great week.
Natasha in Oz

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25 Kim @ The Baking ChocolaTess July 5, 2015 at 9:07 pm

I love dessert dips! Looks soo good! Visiting from Merry Monday Link Party! 🙂

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26 Erlene July 6, 2015 at 11:43 pm

I like the ingredients in this dip. I think my daughter would like eating this with her celery. Pinning.

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27 Christie July 7, 2015 at 8:49 am

Thanks for pinning, Erlene!

Christie | LHL Assistant

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28 Amy @ItsAMindfulLife July 8, 2015 at 10:22 pm

This looks REALLY good! Stopping by from Whimsy Wednesdays.

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