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When it comes to dessert dips, the possibilities are as endless as they are delicious. Not to mention, they are quick and easy with just a handful of ingredients, plus, make the perfect sharing dessert.

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Favorite Sweet Dips

I really think that dessert dips are the unsung heroes of the easy dessert recipe world!

They offer a playful and delicious twist on some of my favorite desserts. From birthday parties to cozy evenings, these dips are perfect for any occasion, and they’re so fun to scoop!

Dessert Dip Serving Suggestions

A good dip deserves the perfect partner. Think of crunchy salty pretzels diving into a smooth chocolate dip or soft chocolate chip cookies meeting a tangy strawberry cheesecake dip.

Here are some ideas to get you started:

  • Fresh fruit: Strawberries, apple slices, banana chunks, pineapple, and grapes.
  • Cookies and Biscuits: Chocolate chip cookies, graham crackers, animal crackers, teddy grahams, Oreo cookies, shortbread, biscotti, vanilla wafers, and ladyfingers.
  • Sweets: Marshmallows, or mini marshmallows, brownie bites, donut holes, Rice Krispie treats.
  • Pretzels: Traditional and cinnamon sugar pretzels.
  • Cake: Cubes of pound cake, angel food cake, or banana bread.

Cream Cheese Dessert Dips

Cream cheese is a versatile star in the dessert dip universe. Its creamy texture and subtle tanginess make it an ideal base for many dips.

cherry cheesecake dip in glass pie dish
  • Cherry Cheesecake Dip: This dip is kind of like a no-bake cheesecake but quick and easy for snacking on.
  • Cheesecake Dip: Rich and creamy, this cheesecake dip is perfect for adding in your favorite mix-ins.
  • Almond Joy Dip: All the amazing flavors of an Almond Joy bar in a super creamy dip.
  • Pumpkin Cheesecake Dip: Pumpkin spice and cream cheese are a match made in heaven in this perfect Fall treat.
  • Funfetti Dip: Kids love this fun dip made with cream cheese, Cool Whip and cake mix.
  • Caramel Dip: This toffee apple dip is ready in just 5 minutes and makes the perfect dip for dunking crisp Fall apples.
  • Strawberry Fruit Dip: This ultra-light and fluffy dip is full of the sweet summertime flavors of strawberries.
  • Brownie Batter Dip: Combining the ease of a dip with the indulgence of rich chocolate brownies.

Easy Dessert Dips

Not all delicious things require hours of preparation. These quick and effortless recipes are perfect for impromptu gatherings or when you need a sweet fix without the fuss.

edible cookie dough in a glass bowl
  • S’Mores Dip: Enjoy the flavors of S’mores in an easy shareable dip. No campfire needed!
  • Edible Cookie Dough: Get your snacking fix with this easy safe-to-eat raw cookie dough recipe in the form of a chocolate chip cookie dough dip.
  • Homemade Marshmallow Fluff: This dip is ultra fluffy and light with amazing marshmallow flavor. Love dipping with graham crackers.
  • Chocolate Fondue: Velvety smooth and seriously indulgent!

Dessert Dip Recipes FAQs

Ever wondered how to get that perfect consistency or which ingredients work best for a specific dip? Read on to find the answers to your questions!

What makes a good base for dessert dips?

Cream cheese dips, whipped cream, and yogurt (plain or Greek yogurt) are popular due to their creamy texture. Cream cheese adds richness, whipped cream offers lightness, and yogurt brings a slight tang.

Can dessert dips be made ahead of time?

Most dessert dips can be made in advance. Store them in the refrigerator, typically up to a few days.

How long do dessert dips last?

Most homemade dessert dips will last 3-5 days in the refrigerator when stored in an airtight container.

What are some easy dippers?

Fruits like strawberries and bananas, marshmallows, pretzels, and graham crackers all go well with dessert dips.

What’s the best way to serve dessert dips at a party?

Serve the dip in a central bowl with a variety of dippers around it, allowing guests to choose their favorites.

The Full List of Best Dessert Dips

Click on the links below to find the recipes for all of the delicious recipes mentioned above.

cherry cheesecake dip in glass pie dish
Cherry Cheesecake Dip Recipe
Easy no-bake cherry cheesecake dip that takes just 5 minutes to whip up! This dessert has a super creamy cheesecake filling and is bursting with cherry flavor. 
Total Time: 5 minutes
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Apple dip on counter.
Toffee Apple Dip
Caramel apple dip with hints of delicious toffee bits. Made in just 5 minutes with 4 simple ingredients. This easy and delicious toffee apple dip is perfect for parties, gatherings, and eating with apples!
Total Time: 5 minutes
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Cheesecake dip in a glass dish.
Cheesecake Dip Recipe
This cheesecake dip is super creamy, rich and completely addicting. It is the ultimate no-bake dessert and SO easy to make! Customize with your favorite mix-in's and dippers.
Total Time: 5 minutes
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Almond Joy Dip - a sweet and creamy dip that is loaded with yummy ingredients!
Almond Joy Dip
Almond Joy Dip . . . this yummy dip is ready in just minutes, and tastes fabulous with fruit, crackers, or pretzels. Such a yummy snack!
Total Time: 10 minutes
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Smores dip cooked in a skillet.
S’mores Dip
This s'mores dip combines graham crackers, chocolate, and marshmallows for the classic smores taste in a party-perfect crowd-pleasing dip.
Total Time: 10 minutes
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bowl of pumpkin cheesecake dip with caramel drizzled on top
Pumpkin Cheesecake Dip
Creamy pumpkin cheesecake dip that whips up easily in 5 minutes! The perfect no-bake appetizer or dessert for any fall party!
Total Time: 35 minutes
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Dipping animal cracker into funfetti dip.
Funfetti Dip
This 5-ingredient funfetti dip is a quick, easy and lighter treat to enjoy with family and friends! Dip with your favorite fruit or graham crackers for the ultimate snack.
Total Time: 5 minutes
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edible cookie dough in a glass bowl
Easy Edible Cookie Dough Recipe
Satisfy your cravings with a spoonful of this easy edible cookie dough! Safely made with no eggs and instructions for heat treated flour. Add your favorite mix-in's and dig in! 
Total Time: 55 minutes
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Best Brownie batter dip on a plate.
Brownie Batter Dip
Enjoy a crowd-pleasing dessert with our brownie batter dip recipe – combining the ease of a dip with the indulgence of brownies, ready in just a few steps!
Total Time: 10 minutes
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dipping a fresh strawberry into strawberry fruit dip
Strawberry Fruit Dip
Creamy, easy to make and absolutely delicious! This strawberry fruit dip does excellent at parties, or you can serve it up at home as an extra incentive for kids to eat their fruit. Trust me—it'll work!
Total Time: 5 minutes
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Dipping strawberry into chocolate fondue.
Chocolate Fondue
Create magic in your kitchen with my chocolate fondue recipe! Simple steps, premium chocolate, and a variety of dippers make this the ideal dessert for any occasion.
Total Time: 10 minutes
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