The Best Strawberry Fluff Dip

Dive into a fluffy cloud of sweetness with this strawberry fluff dip. This light and creamy dip is the perfect dip for your favorite fruit or crackers.

strawberry fluff dip

There are certain vintage recipes that don’t live in a defined category. Some people call them sweet salads, for some they are dips, and for others, they are the perfect dessert.

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The definitions seem to be somewhat dependent on where you live. Here in the Okanagan, strawberry fluff dip is the perfect dessert for spring and early summer when strawberries are in season!

strawberry dip

Most of these recipes involve some combination of pudding, Cool Whip, Jello, and canned fruit as their base. A sweet treat like this is perfect for any occasion and needs only basic ingredients.

Bring it to a baby shower, Easter dinner, potluck, or enjoy it at home as an afternoon snack.  This great recipe is a potluck favorite and one that the whole family loves!

strawberry dip

Today, I am sharing one of these recipes that has become a family favorite, strawberry fluff. This simple recipe gets maximum strawberry flavor from a combination of fresh, juicy strawberries and strawberry gelatin.

What is Strawberry Fluff? 

Strawberry fluff fruit dip is a delicious and creamy dip. This fluffy and sweet dip pairs perfectly with your favorite fruits, such as apples, strawberries, pineapple, or bananas.

It’s also great to use as a topping on yogurt or ice cream! The combination of Cool Whip mixed with the richness of cream cheese makes this irresistible at any party!

The best part about making this tasty treat is it only requires a few simple ingredients – cream cheese, Cool Whip, strawberries, strawberry jello mix, lemon zest, vanilla, and salt. 

strawberry dip

I love the fluffy consistency and tangy flavors and you will too!

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DESSERT DIP SUPPLIES:

strawberry fluff dip ingredients

Strawberry fluff recipe:

Ingredients: 

  • 3 cups Cool Whip 
  • 8 oz full fat cream cheese, room temperature 
  • 2.5 tbsp strawberry Jello mix, dry mix 
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, diced 
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract 
  • Zest from ½ lemon, finely grated 
  • Pinch of sea salt 
strawberry fluff dip process

Preparation:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, or the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, beat the cream cheese for 45 seconds, making sure it is smooth. 
strawberry fluff dip process

2. Add the remaining ingredients and beat on medium until combined, scraping the sides as needed. 

strawberry fluff dip process

3. Transfer into a separate bowl and serve at room temperature with fresh fruit. 

strawberry dip

Notes:

Remaining dip can be stored in the fridge, either in an airtight container or covered tightly with plastic wrap, for 2-3 days.

strawberry fluff dip recipe

Alternative Ingredients:

  • Add in some mini marshmallows.
  • Frozen strawberries or strawberry pie filling could be substituted for the fresh berries.
  • Use a variety of different flavors of Jello and fruit to create any kind of fluff you want.
  • Try orange fluff salad with orange Jello and mandarin oranges. Or how about fresh raspberries and raspberry Jello?
  • Fill a pie crust with fluff for a different kind of yummy no-bake treat.
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Tips & tricks: 

  • Use fresh, ripe strawberries for the best flavor.
  • For the best results, use full fat cream cheese.
  • To achieve that perfectly fluffy texture, make sure to fully combine all ingredients together until smooth and creamy. 
  • Add a little extra lemon zest or vanilla extract, if needed, for an extra burst of flavor. 
  • This easy recipe is very adaptable! You can omit the lemon zest and fresh strawberries, if you wish. We recommend keeping the Jello mix, because this is what adds sweetness to the dip.
strawberry dip

What to Serve with Dessert Dip?

  • Apples, berries, strawberries, bananas, pineapple & cantaloupe
  • Graham crackers, vanilla wafers, pretzels, animal crackers or angel food cake
  • Marshmallows, Ice Cream or Frozen Yogurt

Make this easy recipe for strawberry fluff today and enjoy it with fruit, cookies, or just by the spoonful.

The Best Strawberry Dip Recipe

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Strawberry Fluff Dip

Yield: 6
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Dive into a fluffy cloud of sweetness with this strawberry fluff dip. This light and creamy dip is the perfect dip for your favorite fruit or crackers.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups Cool Whip 
  • 8 oz full fat cream cheese, room temperature 
  • 2.5 tbsp strawberry Jello mix, dry mix 
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, diced 
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Zest from ½ lemon, finely grated 
  • Pinch of sea salt

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, or the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, beat the cream cheese for 45 seconds, making sure it is smooth.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and beat on medium until combined, scraping the sides as needed. 
  3. Transfer into a separate bowl and serve at room temperature with fresh fruit. 

Notes

Remaining dip can be stored in the fridge, either in an airtight container or covered tightly with plastic wrap, for 2-3 days.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 268Total Fat: 23gSaturated Fat: 16gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 38mgSodium: 153mgCarbohydrates: 14gFiber: 1gSugar: 12gProtein: 3g

All values are approximate and based on ingredients used by the recipe writer. Always calculate your own individual nutritional values for the most accurate calculation.

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I'm an active mom of twin boys who is always looking for opportunities to inspire creativity through fun crafts, do-it-yourself projects and delicious recipes. This blog has been an integral part of supporting my little family and I am so grateful to have you become a part of our journey! Let's create together... Read more...

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