This easy fruit dip recipe is super creamy and made with a delicious Greek yogurt base. Save some calories and learn how to make fruit dip without cream cheese.
Yogurt Fruit Dip Recipe
A yummy cream cheese fruit dip recipe is what people typically reach for when they think of fruit dip. However, sometimes I want something that is a little lighter and a lot healthier. All of the best flavor, with far less calories.
Cream cheese dip is tasty, but man does it pack in some calories — even if you use low-fat cream cheese. But making a perfect dip with a yogurt base is a total game-changer. This yogurt fruit dip is my new obsession!
Fruit dip is a great healthy snack. It's always a hit at family gatherings too, and we love it in the hot months of summer. There's nothing better than a big bowl of cold fruit dip and juicy fruit sitting on the table after a pool party. Add in some watermelon popsicles and you've got all the refreshing treats you could need!
Set this in the center of your rainbow array of a fruit charcuterie board for the prettiest presentation. You can pair it with any of your favorite fruit, some salt snacks, and even sweets. Get creative and use this amazing yogurt fruit dip for anything and everything you'd like!
Why You'll Love this Recipe
There's so many reason to love a sweet dip like this one. Who wouldn't want a creamy yogurt fruit dip in just minutes?!
- Call this "dessert dip" and picky eaters will eat their fruit with no complaints! This easy recipe will come to the rescue of all the moms and dads out there who just need those kiddos to eat some fruit.
- Fruit dip is always a crowd pleaser. Serve as easy appetizers for parties, as an after school snack, or even bring on a picnic!
- This creamy fruit dip is a wonderful fancy appetizer to serve at bridal showers, baby showers, and other elegant parties. If you are in need of appetizers that are a little more elegant, then this easy recipe is perfect.
This deliciously easy yogurt yogurt fruit dip only requires four simple ingredients. Here is everything you need to make the best fruit dip ever:
- peanut butter
Substitutions and Variations
If you need to be dairy-free, feel free to use a coconut milk yogurt or almond milk yogurt.
Peanut butter can be substituted out for almond butter, sunflower butter, and any other nut butter that you enjoy. Just keep in mind that it may change the flavor of this easy fruit dip recipe.
A cool whip fruit dip recipe would also be a fun twist on this easy recipe! For an extra light and fluffy homemade fruit dip, add some whipped cream or cool whip into the mix.
Don't have any honey on hand? Then just swap it out for maple syrup. Who knows, you may even like the flavor of maple syrup more anyway!
You can use either plain Greek yogurt or vanilla yogurt for a bit of added flavor. Feel free to add a small splash of vanilla extract too!
This is a fruit dip without cream cheese, but you can use softened cream cheese instead of yogurt to make a thicker dip.
How to Make Fruit Dip
Here are step-by-step instructions on how to make this simple fruit dip for all your fresh fruit tray needs:
In a large bowl, add Greek yogurt and fresh creamy peanut butter.
Then add the honey to the bowl and sprinkle a dash of cinnamon over the top.
Using a whisk, briskly mix the four ingredients fruit dip together until everything is thoroughly combined.
Serve immediately inside the mixing bowl, or scoop into your favorite serving dish and pair with a fruit platter or other dipping treats. You can also chill fruit dip for a bit before serving if you want!
Uses for Fruit Dip
You can use yogurt fruit dip for a variety of fruits. Some of my favorites are grapes, apple slices, strawberries, and pineapple. If you don't want lots of fresh fruit on a platter, then make some fruit kabobs to serve with this creamy dip!
Fruit dip can also be used to dip french toast sticks, graham crackers, vanilla wafer, pretzels and pretzel chips, and so much more. Truly, use it for whatever you want.
To make a fresh fruit salad extra creamy and delicious, just mix in a heaping scoop of this tasty fruit dip!
The possibilities are endless, so just pair this dip with any of your favorite things.
How to Store Fruit Dip
Since this fruit dip is dairy-based, it needs to go into the fridge pretty quickly. If you know it will be eaten fast, then you do not need to worry about refrigerating.
The dip can be served immediately after it's all mixed up. However, you can also chill it before serving!
However, this is actually a great make-ahead recipe. Store leftover fruit dip in an airtight container, or cover the bowl in plastic wrap.
Then, store it in the fridge for up to 5 days. Before serving, just stir it up well to make sure all of the ingredients are well mixed.
Tips for Success
Here are some tips and tricks for making this recipe:
- If you know you will be serving this dip in a more warm environment (or it will be sitting out for a long time) then place the serving bowl on top of a large bowl of ice. Just be sure to check periodically as the ice melts so that the fruit dip bowl doesn't submerge in melted ice water.
- You can easily serve this no cream cheese dip in single servings by dividing it into small parfait cups. Stick a fruit kabob or two in each cup and then you've got the perfect single servings!
- Having trouble getting the ingredients to incorporate? Then pull out the electric mixer or stand mixer with the whisk attachment and use that to mix the easy fruit dip together.
Greek yogurt does tend to hold more health benefits than cream cheese. It has a lower caloric value and also a lower fat content. Greek yogurt is also a great source of protein and can often be good for the gut. That makes this yogurt fruit dip more healthy than the traditional four or five ingredient cream cheese fruit dip.
It is not necessary to chill this creamy dip before serving. However, if you'd rather it be cold you can pop it into the fridge for about 30 minutes and then serve immediately. Feel free to make it ahead of time before you plan to serve too!
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- 1 cup yogurt
- 2 tablespoons peanut butter
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons honey
- Add yogurt, peanut butter, cinnamon and honey to a large mixing bowl.
- Whisk the ingredients together until thoroughly combined.
- Serve immediately or chill until ready to serve.
Serve this fruit dip with fresh fruits, pretzels, bread or cookies.
For fruits, it goes well with:
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 10 Serving Size: ⅛ cup
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 47Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 31mgCarbohydrates: 6gFiber: 0gSugar: 5gProtein: 2g