Tropical Fruit Dip
Easy to assemble make-ahead dish, this dip can be used as an appetizer served with fresh fruit or as a dessert.
1 (8-ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup Equal® Spoonful*
1/2 cup light whipped topping, thawed if frozen
1/2 cup shredded coconut
1/4 cup chopped nuts
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Pecan halves (optional)
Sliced fresh seasonal fruit for dipping
- Beat cream cheese and Equal in mixing bowl on medium speed of mixer until smooth and well combined. Mix in whipped topping, coconut, nuts and vanilla until well blended.
- Cover and refrigerate 1 to 2 hours to allow flavors to blend.
- Garnish with pecan halves, if desired. Serve with sliced fresh seasonal fruit.
Makes 16 (2 tablespoon) servings.
*May substitute 12 packets Equal sweetener
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/16 of recipe; 2 tablespoons): calories 62, protein 2 g, carbohydrate 3 g, fat 5 g, cholesterol 8 mg, sodium 48 mg.
Food Exchanges: 1 fat.
Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.