A delicious fluffy cheesecake dip with peppermint and white chocolate, served with cookies for a Christmas appetizer or dessert! Candy cane treats are always a holiday favorite around our house and we love to take this recipe for parties or entertaining as well!
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We love to make and bake all things peppermint at Christmastime like peppermint whipped cream and peppermint Crispy Treats! It is one of those special flavors that we really only have during the holiday seasons so it always feels nostalgic and special. The red and white color combination always feels so festive too.
This peppermint cheesecake dip is fluffy and delcious and SO easy to make for holiday entertaining and parties. It only takes minutes to throw together and looks so beautiful and impressive!
As with any recipe, the quality of ingredients makes such a big difference in the finished product!
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How to Make Peppermint Cheesecake Dip
This peppermint cheesecake dip recipe is so great to bring to parties because it looks impressive but can be thrown together in just a couple minutes!
- Whip Cream cheese in mixer until smooth.
- Add powdered sugar and extracts and mix well.
- Mix in crushed candy canes and chopped white chocolate by hand.
- Fold in whipped cream until combined.
- Garnish with extra crushed candy canes.
That's really all there is to it! It only takes a few minutes.
How to Serve Peppermint Cheesecake Dip
I like to serve my peppermint cheesecake dip in a small to medium bowl with a pedestal base in the middle of a large ruffled pie plate, or small tray with sides, so I can fill it in with all of the dippers.
This peppermint cheesecake dip may be served with any number of things, but here are a few of my favorites:
- Chocolate (or white chocolate) Covered Pretzels
- Signature SELECT™ Milk Chocolate Biscuits
- Signature SELECT™ Cookie Thins (gingerbread and classic mint)
- chocolate graham crackers
- wafer cookies
- chocolate sandwich cookies
- mini chocolate chip cookies
It is an easy and beautiful presentation!
Peppermint Cheesecake Dip
A delicious cheesecake dip with peppermint and white chocolate, served with cookies for a Christmas party appetizer or dessert!
- 8 oz. cream cheese
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 1 teaspoon pure peppermint extract
- 3 squares white chocolate
- 1/2 cup candy canes, crushed, plus extra for garnish (approx 20 mini candy canes)
- 1 tub frozen whipped topping, thawed
Whip Cream cheese in mixer until smooth. Add powdered sugar and extracts and mix well.
Mix in crushed candy canes and chopped white chocolate by hand. Fold in whipped cream until combined.
Garnish with extra crushed candy canes.
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