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Yogurt Fruit Dip Recipes

Here are just a few of my favorite yogurt fruit dip recipes. It’s easy to invent your own recipes too.

It’s fun to come up with yummy dips and they are delicious with just about any fresh fruit.
These recipes are perfect if you want to bring a fruit tray to an event or potluck. Even if your staying home, you can enjoy fruit and yogurt for breakfast or dessert.

Any of these recipes can be modified to include your favorite kind of yogurt. You can use low fat, non fat or whole milk yogurt. Substituting Greek yogurt will make the dip thicker and richer.

Enjoy!

Honey Yogurt Dip

Ingredients:
1 cup strained homemade yogurt or 1 (7 oz.) container Greek yogurt
1/4 cup honey
Ground cinnamon, to taste

Directions:
Combine the yogurt and honey in a small bowl. Mix thoroughly until smooth and well combined. Add a very small amount of cinnamon to taste. Cover and refrigerate. Serve with fresh fruit.

Nutty Yogurt Fruit Dip Recipe

Ingredients:
1 cup homemade yogurt or a good brand of plain yogurt
1/4 cup sweetner (we used honey, but you can use whatever sweetner you prefer)
1/4 cup peanut butter, cashew butter or almond butter (softened)

Directions:
Combine all ingredients, while beating until smooth. This makes about 1 cup of very yummy fruit dip and it’s super good with bananas and apples.

Strawberry Yogurt Dip

Ingredients:
1 tub 8 oz thawed Cool Whip
2 8 oz. containers of strawberry yogurt
1 cup chopped fresh strawberries

Directions:
Combine Cool Whip with 2 cartons strawberry yogurt. Add 1 cup chopped fresh strawberries and mix well. Serve as dip with fresh fruit like bananas, apple, pears or strawberries.

Citrus Yogurt Dip

Ingredients:
1 8 oz. carton strawberry yogurt
1/2 tsp. finely shredded orange peel
1/4 tsp. poppy seed
1/8 tsp. ground cinnamon

Directions:
In a small bowl, stir ingredients together. Serve with fresh fruit for dipping. Makes about 3/4 cup.

Vanilla Maple Yogurt Dip

Ingredients:
1/4 cup vanilla yogurt
1 tablespoon real maple syrup (I found a good deal at Costco)
1/2 teaspoon crushed pistachio nuts

Directions:

Combine the yogurt and maple syrup and chill.
Serve with apple, pear and grapes. The tartness of green grapes is really good with this dip.
Drizzle yogurt dip with maple syrup and sprinkle with pistachio nuts.

Lemon Yogurt Fruit Dip Recipe

Ingredients:
8 oz. carton lemon yogurt
8 oz. carton cultured sour cream
1 tsp. ginger
1 tbsp. honey
Fresh grated lemon rind, if desired
Assorted fresh fruit

Directions:
In a small bowl, combine yogurt, sour cream, ginger, honey and lemon juice; blend well. Cover. Refrigerate 1 to 2 hours to blend flavors. Garnish with lemon peel. Serve with assorted fresh fruit such as whole strawberries, pineapple chunks, seedless grapes, melon wedges and apple, pear or banana slices. Makes about 1 cup.
This is really yummy with waldorf salad.

Yogurt Fruit Dip

Instructions:
16 oz. vanilla Yogurt
1 cup shredded coconut
6 tbsp. orange juice concentrate
1/2 cup pineapple juice
1/2 tsp. poppy seed

Directions:
Mix well and chill overnight. Serve with melon, sliced bananas, grapes, sliced kiwi or apples.

Apricot Yogurt Dip with Pistachios

Ingredients:
2 cups strained plain yogurt
1 cup dried apricots
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon crushed pistachio nuts

Directions:
Place the apricots and sugar in a small saucepan and add just enough water to cover. Bring to a simmer and cook until the apricots are very soft, about 10 minutes. Let cool.
Drain the apricots and puree them in a food processor. Add the strained yogurt and process to combine. Chill for at least one hour. (This can be made in advance and stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.) Garnish with the pistachios.
Serve with fresh fruit

Yogurt fruit dip recipes are not the only way to add more fresh produce into your diet, check out Homemade Yogurt Salad Dressings and Yogurt Dips for Veggies.