Christmas Dessert Dip Recipe

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This Christmas dessert dip is a fun and easy treat that’s a perfect addition to your next holiday party. With its delicious creamy taste and festive appearance, this crowd-pleasing recipe is everything you want in a party treat.

Christmas dessert dip with M&M's

If you think a great party dip needs to be savory, this Christmas dessert dip will change your mind. Full of rich cream cheese, sweet chocolate, creamy Cool Whip and a variety of candy mix-ins, this sweet dip is so good that you’ll want to put it on everything!

Make a festive platter of fresh fruit, cookies, crackers, and candy and let your guests pick their favorite. Decorated with festive sprinkles and M&Ms, this sweet treat makes a pretty and colorful centerpiece for your party buffet table.

But the best part about this festive dip is how easy it is to make. Just mix a few simple ingredients together for delicious treat that’s ready in minutes. And you can make it advance, so it’s ready whenever you need it.

💖Why We Love This Recipe

Quick and Easy – With just a few simple ingredients and no baking required, this tasty recipe comes together in minutes and is great when you need to whip up a last-minute treat.

Versatile – There are tons of great mix-ins that’ll work in this Christmas dip recipe, and lots of things you can serve with it. You’ll have so much fun inventing creative new versions!

Perfect for Holiday Gatherings – The festive look and creamy taste of this delicious dessert dip will make it a crowd-pleaser at a Christmas party or a family favorite for holiday movie night.

Fun- Everyone loves a dessert dip, like a Dunkaroo Dip but this one has a festive holiday twist.

🛒Ingredients

Ingredients for Christmas Dessert Dip
  • Semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • Cream cheese, softened
  • Powdered sugar
  • Vanilla
  • Cool Whip
  • Heath toffee bits
  • Red and green M&Ms, divided
  • Red and green sprinkles

📖How to Make Christmas Dessert Dip

Step 1: Beat the cream cheese and powdered sugar in a large bowl.

Cream cheese and powdered sugar

Step 2: Add vanilla extract to cream cheese mixture.

Step 3: Put the semi-sweet chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl and microwave in 15 second intervals, stirring in between each interval. Continue until the mixture is melted and smooth.

Melted chocolate in bowl


Step 3: Add the melted chocolate to the cream cheese mixture. Mix to combine.

Melted chocolate with cream cheese mixture

Step 4: Add the whipped topping and stir again. If the dip is too thick, add 1-2 tbsp. of milk or additional Cool Whip to thin it out.

Chocolate dip mixture with Cool Whip

Step 5: Fold in Heath toffee bits and a half cup of M&Ms.

M&Ms and toffee mixed into dessert dip

Step 6: Transfer mixture to a serving bowl. Top with the remaining M&Ms and festive sprinkles.

Chocolate Christmas Dip with pretzels, cookies and more

Tips & Tricks

  • Try any mix-ins that you happen to have on hand. Chopped peanut butter cups, mini marshmallows, white chocolate chips, or any kind of chopped nuts would be delicious in this recipe.
  • Sprinkle some crushed candy canes on top for an extra festive holiday presentation.
  • If making this in advance, be sure to remove it from the refrigerator 30-60 minutes before serving and let it sit at room temperature so it can soften up a bit.
  • You’ll want to use an electric hand mixer or a stand mixer for this recipe. It will be tough to get all the ingredients blended properly with a whisk.

Can I Freeze Christmas Dessert Dip?

Absolutely! You can store this dip in an airtight container or freezer bag for up to three months.

Christmas dessert dip in white bowl

What Can I Serve with Christmas Dessert Dip?

You can serve pretty much anything you like with this festive treat. Try any of the following or come up with your own ideas:

  • Pretzels
  • Graham crackers
  • Marshmallows
  • Animal crackers
  • Fresh fruit
  • Your favorite holiday cookies

More Christmas Desserts

Want more easy dessert recipes for your holiday parties? From tasty dessert dips to bite size treats, you can’t go wrong with any of these delicious choices:

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Christmas Dessert Dip


Course Desserts & Sweets
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
This Christmas dessert dip is the perfect easy recipe for the holiday season and will bring plenty of sweet and delicious fun to your next party.

Equipment

Ingredients
 

Instructions

  • Beat the cream cheese and powdered sugar in a large bowl.
    8 ounces cream cheese, 1 cup powdered sugar
  • Add vanilla extract to cream cheese mixture.
    1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Put the semi-sweet chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl and microwave in 15 second intervals, stirring in between each interval, until the mixture is melted and smooth.
    1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  • Add the melted chocolate to the cream cheese mixture. Mix to combine.
  • Add Cool Whip and stir again.
    1 ½ cups Cool Whip
  • Fold in Heath toffee bits and a half cup of M&Ms.
    ¾ cup Heath toffee bits, ¾ cup red and green M&Ms
  • Transfer mixture to a serving bowl, then top with the remaining M&Ms and festive sprinkles
    2 tbsp. Christmas sprinkles

Notes

  • If the dip is too thick, you can thin it out with 1-2 tbsp. of milk or additional Cool Whip.
  • Serve with pretzels, graham crackers, marshmallows, animal crackers, fresh fruit or your favorite holiday cookies.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 366kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 97mg | Potassium: 128mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 477IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 1mg
The nutrition information provided is an estimate and can vary based on cooking methods and ingredients used.

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