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3 Decadent dessert dips in all your favorite holiday flavors

Brandy is the author of the food blog, Nutmeg Nanny. In her spare time she enjoys developing recipes, baking and cooking. She is a small town girl who left the corn fields of Ohio for the scenic beauty of the Hudson Valley region of New ...

These over-the-top dessert dips make a sweet addition to your holiday spread

When I was a kid, I had no idea that by the time I would be an adult, dessert dips would be a thing. The first time I saw a dessert dip, I was totally thrown off. A dip that's a dessert? Aren't dips for savory goods? Nope. Dessert dips are now totally a thing.

These sweet little bowls of deliciousness take all the best holiday and winter flavors and turn them into a dip. You can serve them with cookies, pretzels or even fresh fruit slices. It's totally up to you. I personally like to eat the dips with apple slices, but pretzels are my second favorite.

These over-the-top dessert dips make a sweet addition to your holiday spread

Peppermint-hot chocolate dip recipe

This sweet peppermint-hot chocolate dip is the perfect balance of chocolate and mint.

Yields 2 cups

Total time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 1 cup marshmallow fluff
  • 1 cup hot chocolate mix (the powdered kind)
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon mint extract, depending on desired mint flavor
  • 1 cup frozen whipped topping (more or less may be needed)
  • Chocolate sauce, for topping
  • Sprinkles, for topping
  • Pretzels, apples or cookies, for dipping

Directions:

  1. To the bowl of an electric mixer, add the whipped cream, marshmallow fluff, hot chocolate mix and extract. Mix together until smooth.
  2. Fold in the whipped topping till you reach your desired consistency.
  3. Top with chocolate sauce and sprinkles.
  4. Serve with pretzels, apple slices or cookies.

These over-the-top dessert dips make a sweet addition to your holiday spread

Candy cane cheesecake dip recipe

This candy cane cheesecake dip is holiday flavors in cheesecake dip easiness. So delicious and perfect for holiday parties.

Yields 2 cups

Total time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 1 cup marshmallow fluff
  • 1 (3.4 ounce) package instant cheesecake-flavored Jell-O, just the powder
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon mint extract, depending on desired mint flavor
  • 1 cup frozen whipped topping (more or less may be needed)
  • Crushed candy canes, for topping
  • Pretzels, apples or cookies, for dipping

Directions:

  1. To the bowl of an electric mixer, add the whipped cream, marshmallow fluff, cheesecake Jell-O powder and extract. Mix together until smooth.
  2. Fold in the whipped topping till you reach your desired consistency.
  3. Top with crushed candy canes.
  4. Serve with pretzels, apple slices or cookies.
These over-the-top dessert dips make a sweet addition to your holiday spread

Eggnog dessert dip recipe

Eggnog doesn't just have to come in a cup. This eggnog dessert dip gives you all that eggnog flavor in dip form.

Yields 2 cups

Total time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 1 cup marshmallow fluff
  • 1 (3.4 ounce) box instant vanilla pudding, just the powder
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 cup frozen whipped topping (more or less may be needed)
  • Grated nutmeg, for topping
  • Pretzels, apples or cookies, for dipping

Directions:

  1. To the bowl of an electric mixer, add the whipped cream, marshmallow fluff, vanilla pudding powder and nutmeg. Mix together until smooth.
  2. Fold in the whipped topping till you reach your desired consistency.
  3. Top with more grated nutmeg.
  4. Serve with pretzels, apple slices or cookies.

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