8 Delicious Sweet Dips For Your Dessert Table
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Everybody loves a great dessert spread. But who says you must stop at just desserts on the table? Imagine the feeling when your guests get to combine their favourite cookies, cakes, brownies and fresh fruits with some of the creamiest, nuttiest, cheesiest sweet dips. These sweet dips are so simple to make and ‘oh so delicious’ in taste that your friends and family would be left wanting for more.

1. Frosted Sugar Cookie Dip

All you need is to whip up cream cheese with granulated sugar, cookie flavoured coffee creamer or vanilla extract. Once the mix is ready, top it with sprinklers. A perfect, colourful dip to serve with cubes of pound cake or pretzels. Make sure to store it in the refrigerator until served.

2. Creamy Peanut Butter Dip

This crunchy, nutty and creamy dip is perfect for dressing your fruit skewers. Loved by all – kids and grownups alike – this one is super easy to make. Take peanut butter, Greek yogurt, maple syrup and vanilla extract, mix them all up and the tastiest bowl of dressing is ready to be served.

3. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip

Almost everyone loves chocolate chips, so this dip is bound to be a hit. It goes best with pretzels, sturdy crackers and even with apple rings. It only takes 5 minutes to prepare; all you need to do is mix cream cheese with unsalted butter, sugar, vanilla extract, a pinch of salt, and loads of chocolate chips. Add cream cheese to get the dough into a more ‘dippable’ consistency.

4. Apple Caramel Dip

This delicious and creamy dip isn’t just for apples! It can complement almost every dessert. A bold, sweet treat for every age group, you can serve it with fruits or cake cubes, toasts and gingerbread. This mix of caramel sauce, toffee bits, powdered sugar, vanilla extract and cream cheese can wind up on your dessert table in just a matter of minutes.

5. Chocolate Hummus

Hummus might leave you imagining a strong chickpea flavour, but try this twist once, as chocolate hummus is one of the tastiest and smoothest dessert dips. The richness of the chocolate and peanut butter, blended with garbanzo beans and maple syrup masks the chickpea flavour and results in a dark, sweet hummus.

6. Marshmallow Cream Cheese Dip

Dunk in your favourite fruit into this creamy concoction. Once you get a taste, this white, fluffy dip may be utterly addicting. Put some cream cheese, marshmallow fluff and vanilla in a large bowl and blend them till you get a fluffy, smooth texture. It can last for about 5-7 days in a refrigerator, if stored in an airtight container.

7. Pumpkin Pie Dip

A quick dessert dip for Halloween parties and Thanksgiving, the dip will be loved by your kids and guests at other times too. This dip is bright, delicious and very easy to make. Perfect to serve with graham crackers, pretzels or cheese, it is made with pumpkin purée, with powdered sugar, vanilla extract, cream cheese, and a pinch of cinnamon, blended until smooth and creamy.

8. Strawberry Cheesecake Dip

Sweetened cream cheese with fresh strawberries, vanilla extract, Greek yogurt and whipped cream are the ingredients required to make this luscious dip. It pairs perfectly with vanilla wafer cookies, pound cake, graham crackers, and fruits. Once you dip into it once, there is no stopping your hands in going again