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Strawberries with Fluffy Cream Cheese Dip

Yield 3 cups
Strawberries covered in this sweet dip make an easy dessert or appetizer. We've included tips for simple variations featuing citrus zest, orange liqueur, or orange marmalade.

Ingredients

  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup whipped cream
  • Fresh whole strawberries

How to Make It

  1. Beat cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy. Fold in whipped cream; serve with berries.

  2. Citrus-Cream Cheese Dip: Add 1 tablespoon grated lime, lemon, or orange rind with cream cheese mixture. Proceed with recipe as directed.

  3. Orange-Flavored Cream Cheese Dip: Add 1/4 cup orange liqueur with cream cheese mixture. Proceed with recipe as directed.

  4. Orange Marmalade-Cream Cheese Dip: Add 1/2 cup orange marmalade with cream cheese mixture. Proceed with recipe as directed.