Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Marshmallow Fruit Dip

Ok, first, I need to admit that I had every intention of blogging last night but instead, I ended up falling asleep at 8:30 p.m. on the couch - whoops!

Back to the BBQ we hosted over the weekend, this was one of the simplest dishes that we featured. To tell you the truth, my sister put in all the work of washing and chopping the fruit. I love that it's easy to make, highlights one of the best things of summer (fresh fruit), and is relatively healthy (depending on how much dip you pile on).

First, start off with a simple fruit salad - we went with blueberries, strawberries, grapes, cherries and kiwis but you could toss anything in here.

Whip up the most INCREDIBLE topping in the world. Bring an 8 oz bar of cream cheese (you can even use the low fat stuff) to room temperature and mix until blended with a container of marshmallow fluff. That's it.

I know it doesn't sound very revolutionary but this fruit dip is amazing. It has the perfect light consistency and the right balance of flavors. It's not as sickenly sweet as straight marshmallow fluff since it's balanced out by the tang of the cream cheese. On fresh fruit, it's out of this world. You should try it as soon as you can!

In case you were wondering, it was a huge hit with everyone at the BBQ as well.


Jen said...

Hubby loves that fruit dip!

bcallegra said...

Your hubby has good taste! I don't know why it took so long for that recipe to find its way to me! A kind coworker made it for an office potluck last week, and I immediately knew that I had to make it myself. It's definitely my new go-to recipe for a simple dish to bring to a BBQ!