Cream Cheese Fruit Dip: 3 ways (VIDEO)


This Arla Skyr Cream Cheese Fruit Dip is made 3 different ways and is a high protein, nutritious snack paired with fresh fruit! Try Chocolate Peanut Butter, Maple Cinnamon, or Lemon Lime.

cream cheese fruit dip platter


The weather is getting warmer and I am dreaming of all the fresh summer fruit and veggies that are coming our way.

This really is one of the best times of the year! Fresh air (which feels amazing after being cooped up all winter), longer days, campfires and getting back into the garden.

Just seeing my kids outside enjoying all nature has to offer them makes my heart so happy!

Arla’s new Skyr Cream Cheese is a nutritious snack that we’re keeping on hand all summer long so we can enjoy every warm day Manitoba gives us.

It is the key ingredient in this Cream Cheese Fruit Dip, but we love it just as much on whole grain bagels, crackers, alongside a platter of fresh fruit and veggies, or we add a dollop in smoothies or oatmeal for extra staying power!

Arla cream cheese with bagel

Arla Skyr Cream Cheese is prepared with Icelandic-style Skyr yogurt and only natural ingredients you can pronounce (no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives here!).

It is higher in protein and lower in sugar and fat, unlike other cream cheeses, but it still has that smooth and creamy texture we all love — which makes it the perfect complement to some fresh summer fruit!

I’ve included 3 different cream cheese fruit dip recipes below so you can have a little fun with your weekday breakfasts (or lunches, snacks or picnic munchies!), but this Arla Skyr Cream Cheese is perfect straight from the container with a toasted bagel.

We love to keep a batch in the fridge for quick, nutritious sweet treats or to throw in the kids lunches to keep them going through the day.

How to make Cream Cheese Fruit Dip:

  1. Beat cream cheese until smooth.
  2. Add your flavour options as outlined below or mix and match! Try fruit puree, extracts, citrus zest, and something to add a bit of sweetness if you desire.
  3. Mix it up until smooth and serve cold.
  4. Repeat all summer long (and fall) (and winter).

cream cheese fruit dip flavors on fruit platter

What kind of fruit do you serve with Cream Cheese Fruit Dip?

Because each of these recipes are so different, we like different fruit with each of them! Any and all fruit is great with Arla Skyr Cream Cheese on its own.

Chocolate Peanut Butter:

We love to serve this with apple slices, bananas, strawberries and raspberries most of all!

Maple Cinnamon:

We love this one with apple slices, too, along with bananas, berries, grapes, peaches and nectarines.

Lemon Lime:

And this one we love with anything! Apples, bananas, berries, pineapple, cherries, grapes, peaches, nectarines, oranges — basically, anything we find at the grocery store that looks great!

skyr yogurt cream cheese fruit dip

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*This post is generously sponsored by Arla and I’ve been compensated for my time in creating these recipes. Thank you for supporting the brands that support The Recipe Rebel!

cream cheese fruit dip flavors on fruit platter

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Cream Cheese Fruit Dip

This Cream Cheese Fruit Dip is made 3 different ways and is a high protein, nutritious snack paired with fresh fruit! Try Chocolate Peanut Butter, Maple Cinnamon, or Lemon Lime. 

Course Snack

Cuisine American

Keyword cream cheese, fruit dip

Prep Time 5 minutes

Total Time 5 minutes

Servings 8 servings

Calories 108kcal

Author Ashley Fehr

Ingredients

  • 200 grams Arla Skyr Cream Cheese

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Fruit Dip:

  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa powder

Lemon Lime Cream Cheese Fruit Dip:

  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1-2 tablespoons lime or lemon juice

Maple Cinnamon Cream Cheese Fruit Dip

  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Instructions

Lemon Lime:

  • Whisk together the cream cheese, honey, lime zest, lemon zest and juice — just enough to reach your desired consistency. Serve.

Nutrition (this is an estimate)

Nutrition Facts

Cream Cheese Fruit Dip

Amount Per Serving

Calories 108 Calories from Fat 36

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4g 6%

Saturated Fat 2g 10%

Cholesterol 12mg 4%

Sodium 90mg 4%

Potassium 37mg 1%

Total Carbohydrates 13g 4%

Sugars 12g

Protein 3g 6%

Vitamin C 1.3%

Calcium 0.7%

Iron 0.4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.



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