If you love the moist, rich, decadent flavor of carrot cake you will love this delicious Carrot Cake Dip Recipe. It’s everything you love about carrot cake flavors. It’s rich in flavor, creamy and sweet. All without turning on the oven!
Whether you are hosting Easter brunch or dinner at your home or just need a sweet treat for the family, even your littlest Easter bunnies will love it. There’s a reason that this is one of my favorite popular dip recipes!
We all know carrot cake is sweet, moist and decadent, especially with cream cheese frosting. This Carrot Cake Dip takes all the ingredients you love in your favorite carrot cake and combines them into a rich and creamy dip that works well as an appetizer or sweet treat.
I dipped graham crackers into the carrot cake dip I made but you could also use Nilla Wafers, vanilla wafers or even buttery round crackers. The sky is the limit and trust me, after just one dip, you will be back for more.
Plus, it has shredded carrots, so it has to be good for you! Right? I am calling it a healthy dessert dip. ROTFL!
If you love sweet, rich and creamy dips, this Sweet Easter Cookie Dip is another recipe perfect for spring and the Easter holiday.
Tips for making Carrot Cake Dip:
Running short on time? This sweet, creamy carrot cart dip is for you! I suggest letting the cream cheese soften for a few hours prior to making and opt for the already chopped pecans in the baking section at your local grocer. The pecans will give the dip a nice crunch.
Combining the room temperature cream cheese, with the small amount of crumbled carrot cake, chopped pecans, powdered sugar, and other ingredients in your stand mixer, will have your senses going full speed ahead and your mouth watering.
This sweet Easter dip makes about 10 servings and it is easy to double or triple the recipe if needed for a larger crowd.
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Make it a Meal:
Life is busy and I know you are too. If you are a parent and have trouble finding new meal ideas, I’ve got your back! I love cooking and creating delicious meals and sharing them with my friends and family. You can find family-pleasing meal plans here.
I’ve also pulled some of my favorite recipes to make this round out this delicious Carrot Cake Dip into a full-on meal.
Main Dish: Low Carb Vegetarian Chili
Starch Side: Bread Machine Recipes
Refreshing Drink: Cucumber Basil Limeade Drink
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More Appetizer Recipes:
- 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
- ½ cup crumbled carrot cake
- ¼ cup chopped pecans
- ¼ cup sweetened coconut flakes
- ¼ cup grated carrot
- ½ cup powdered sugar
- 1 tablespoon heavy cream
- Additional grated carrot and pecans for garnish (optional)
- Graham crackers for dipping
In a medium bowl, beat together the cream cheese, carrot cake, pecans, and coconut until well combined.
Add the powdered sugar and heavy cream and beat until combined.
Transfer to a serving bowl and top with additional grated carrot and pecans for garnish.
Serve with graham crackers for dipping
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