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Easy Andes Mint Dip Recipe

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If you need a quick dessert or just a fun snack, this Andes Mint Dip Recipe is insanely easy and definitely fun. You have to try it.

It’s like a light and fluffy dip that you can just pop into your mouth and let it melt. So good. So very good. Don’t miss out on my list of Andes Mint Dessert Recipes to get even more of this sweet and delicious flavor!

Sweet dip of mint and chocolate

If you’re digging all this awesome dessert-ness, be sure to check out my Ultimate Guide to Desserts. You’re going to find hundreds of desserts in one place that you’re definitely going to love.

But back to this amazingly tasty mint chocolate chip cheesecake dip and its awesome whipped cream-like texture. So light and fluffy, this is like a little cloud of tasty on your lips.

I like to dip some chocolate graham crackers into this mint dip, but you could use animal crackers, mint cookies, strawberries or anything. ANYTHING.

It makes a great holiday party treat, whether it’s for a Christmas party or a St. Patrick’s Day party, you just get your mint going and everyone will want a taste.

So, grab your peppermint extract, leave the stand mixer in the corner, and let’s get mixing! Be certain to check out the rest of my popular dip recipes!

How to Make Andes Mint Dip

This is one of the easiest dessert recipes you’ll ever make. It comes together so fast, you can have it done and ready to go in just a couple of minutes–so it’s perfect for a last minute addition to your party table!

Here’s all you have to do: Mix together the cream cheese and mint extract then add the powdered sugar.

Drop a little green food coloring in then fold-in the whipped topping. Add your chocolate chips and chopped mints and you’re done.

Yeah, it’s that simple. And I love it.

Like a mouthful of creme de menthe without the whole liqueur thing. And you can even pop it in the freezer and turn it into a light and fluffy ice cream. I seriously love it.

If you want to add a little more zing, you can always add a little lemon juice or zest, some yogurt, mint it up a little more or even add nuts. But I just love it the way it is.

Andes Mint Dip

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Refreshing Drink: Hawaiian Blue Mocktail

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Once you make this easy Andes Mint Dip Recipe, you’ll see how amazingly awesome it is to have a dip just RIGHT THERE for all the drive-by-snacking you can enjoy. Good news for you, I have some awesome dips right here.

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What do you dip into a dessert dip?

There are a variety of foods that can be dipped into dessert dips. Fruits such as strawberries, pineapple, and apples can be used to make an indulgent snack or appetizer; simply slice them up and dip them into melted chocolate or caramel sauce.

For a lighter version, fruits like grapes and mandarin oranges can be used.

In addition to fruits, many biscuit-based treats taste great when paired with dessert dips – think honeycomb pieces for chocolate lovers or rich shortbreads for those searching for something simpler.

For a twist on the classic pastry crusts often present in desserts such as tarts, pieces of pound cake are the perfect accompaniment when combined with sweet and creamy dips.

No matter the choice, one can never go wrong when dipping into a delectable dessert dip!

How do you store dessert dip?

Proper storage of dessert dip is essential to maintaining the texture, taste, and quality of your favorite sweet treat.

To store a dessert dip correctly, cover the container with an airtight lid or cling wrap. Doing this will ensure that the dip remains moist and flavorful for your next indulgence session. Make sure to keep it stored in the fridge!

Whichever kind you choose, it’s always important to closely monitor expiration dates, as any excess time could spoil the dip beyond restoration.

Why is my dessert dip watery?

Your dessert dip may be watery for a couple of different reasons. One potential cause could be that you did not correctly blend or mix the ingredients well enough.

This leads to a separation of some components, and the result can be a thin, watery texture.

Another potential explanation is that you added too much liquid when combining the ingredients; you may find it helpful to use measurements and standard serving sizes while making your dessert dip.

Lastly, it may be that ingredient measurements were incorrect or an inappropriate ingredient substitution was made.

Identifying the issue and resolving it will help ensure successful dipping for your desserts in the future.

What are good toppings to add to a dessert dip?

Dessert dips can be a great way to satisfy your sweet tooth without going over the top – but sometimes, we all want something a little extra.

Creative toppings can take essential dessert dip recipes up a notch and help to turn them into genuinely Instagram-worthy creations!

If you’re feeling adventurous in the kitchen, try topping your dip with candied walnuts or almonds for an unexpected crunch.

Dark chocolate shavings are always reliable for adding chocolatey flavor, and dried fruit (like cranberries or apricots) makes for a more straightforward yet decadent addition. And if you can’t resist stepping out of the box, even more, why not garnish with edible glitter?

A sparkly finish may be precisely what that mint dough dip needs!

More Andes Mint Recipes:

Oh, you’re just here for the mint? Me too–it’s a not-so-secret obsession. If you’re looking for more mint in your life, these 3 mint recipes will really boost you to happy-ville.

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Andes Mint Dip

Yield: 10 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

This creamy whipped dip is perfect on cookies and fruits. With its chocolate mint flavors, it pairs nicely with other minty flavors of Christmas!


  • 1 8-ounce package cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon mint extract
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 8-ounce container whipped topping
  • 1/3 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup chopped Andes mints, plus more for topping
  • Green food coloring (optional)


  1. In a large bowl, beat together the cream cheese and mint extract.
  2. Add the powdered sugar and beat on low to combine.
  3. Tint the mixture with green food coloring, then fold in the whipped topping.
  4. Add the mini chocolate chips and chopped mints and stir to combine.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 10 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 264Total Fat: 18gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 84mgCarbohydrates: 26gFiber: 1gSugar: 24gProtein: 2g

This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix on 11/28/2020

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