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Grinch Dunkaroo Dip Recipe

A sweet and festive dessert dip, made with whipped topping, boxed cake mix, sprinkles, and milk, this Grinch Dunkaroo Dip makes the perfect Christmas party food!

Grinch Dunkaroo Dip Recipe

Create the ultimate Christmas snack with this quick and easy Christmas dip recipe.

With only a few minutes to spare in prep time and making this, this is a great quick last-minute Christmas dessert to serve your party guests! Don’t be a grinch, share that sweet dip!

Why You’ll Love This Dunkaroo dip

  • It's creamy, sweet, and festive
  • Quick and easy to make
  • Easy-to-find ingredients
  • crowd-pleaser
  • Kid-friendly
  • Easily customizable

As we all know, the Grinch is a mean one. He hates Christmas and everything about it.

But even the Grinch can't resist a good Dunkaroo dip recipe!

This easy-to-make dip is perfect for your next holiday party and will have everyone asking for the recipe.

So, grab your ingredients and get started – you'll be surprised just how easy this dip is to make!

You’ll find the specific ingredient amounts and detailed instructions in the printable recipe at the bottom of this post.

Grinch Dunkaroo Dip Recipe

Equipment Needed to Make Dessert Dip

Ingredients for Your Grinch Dunkaroo Dip

Grinch Dunkaroo Dip Recipe
  • 8oz Whipped Topping
  • 15oz Box Yellow Cake Mix
  • 8oz Whipped Cream Cheese
  • 1/4 Cup Milk
  • Heart Sprinkles (Walmart)
  • Green Food Coloring
  • Cookies (For Dunking)

How to Make a Grinch Dunkaroo Dip

Grinch Dunkaroo Dip Recipe

Step 1.  In a large mixing bowl, heat the cake mix for 1 minute 30 seconds in the microwave to heat and treat the flour.

Grinch Dunkaroo Dip Recipe

Step 2.  Combine whipped topping, cream cheese, & milk with the heated cake mix.

Step 3.  Mix well. You may use a whisk or a wooden spoon.

Grinch Dunkaroo Dip Recipe

Step 4.  Mix in food coloring. For this one, we use green for Grinch.

Step 5.  Transfer to a serving dish or bowl and cover in heart sprinkles.

Step 6.  Lastly, serve with cookies and dunk away!

What to Serve/Pair with Your Sweet Dip

You may serve your Dunkaroo dip with animal crackers, Teddy Grahams, pretzels, graham crackers, apples, shortbread cookies, sugar cookies, or vanilla wafers.

Cookies, Cakes, or cupcakes

Fruits such as Strawberries or pineapple

Grinch Dunkaroo Dip Recipe

Popular Substitutions & Additions

  • Yogurt
  • Vodka or rum
  • Vanilla
  • Pudding
  • Cookies crumbs
  • Chocolate
  • M&Ms
  • Buttercream
  • Skim milk
  • Heavy cream

How to Reheat & Store Grinch Dunkaroo Dip

If you made a lot of Dunkaroo dip, you can store the rest in an airtight container or Ziplock bag and refrigerate.

I suggest not to add the sprinkles yet, as the colors of the sprinkles may run. 

Best Way to Store Grinch Dunkaroo Dip Leftover

Store in an airtight container or Ziplock bag then refrigerate.

How Long Will Grinch Dunkaroo Dip Last In the Fridge?

You can keep the Grinch Dunkaroo Dip in the fridge for up to 10 days.

Can I Freeze Christmas Dip?

Yes, you can freeze the grinch Dunkaroo dip in an airtight container. This may last you up to 3 months.

How to Reheat Dunkaroo Dip

There’s no need to reheat your Dunkaroo dip. If it is frozen, you can thaw it overnight before serving.

Grinch Dunkaroo Dip Recipe

Dunkaroo Dip FAQs

What is Dunkaroo dip made of?

Dunkaroo dips are made of boxed cake mix, yogurt or milk, whipped cream, and sprinkles.

You may add vanilla extract or heavy cream.

This recipe is easily customizable. You can even create your version.

What are Dunkaroo cookies?

Dunkaroos are a Betty Cocker snack that was launched in the 90s.

This is a snack that consists of a dip or frosting and cookies for dunking in the frosting.

Can you eat raw cake mix?

No. According to CDC, it is not safe to eat raw cake mix.

You can only eat it when it is fully baked or cooked. Raw cake mix or batter can make you sick.

Is whipped topping bad for you?

A tablespoon of frozen whipped topping contains a certain number of calories and fat.

Consume it in moderation. And always exercise!

Grinch Dunkaroo Dip Recipe

Is there is a healthy version of Whipped cream?

Coconut milk is a healthy alternative to whipped cream. If you are allergic to dairy or nuts, then you can have coconut milk. 

Not only is it healthy, but it is also delicious, too.

If you want a super healthy alternative, you can leave the sugar out and add an extra teaspoon of vanilla extract.

What is the importance of a dessert dip or sauce?

Dessert dips or sauce add flavor, texture, moisture, and color to your desserts.

These are used to enhance flavor and accentuate the visual presentation.

Some desserts may be best served with sauces or dips.

What consistency should the dessert dips be?

They should have a thicker consistency than sauces.

They should not be runny and should stick to the spoon.

Grinch Dunkaroo Dip Recipe

How do I soften the cream cheese?

The best way to soften the cream cheese is by letting it sit for an hour at room temperature before making your Grinch Dunkaroo dip.

Another option is by putting it in the microwave for 10 seconds if you are in a hurry.

How long is the Grinch Dunkaroo Dip good for?

It should be eaten or refrigerated in 2 to 4 hours.

You can store leftover Grinch dip in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 5 days.

Can you add alcohol to the Grinch Dunkaroo dip?

Yes, you can. If you are serving it at a party for adults, you can use rum or vodka.

However, if there are kids at your party, it is better to leave it out.

Grinch Dunkaroo Dip Recipe

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  • Candy cane kiss marshmallow dip
  • Caramel apple butter
  • Honey roasted butterscotch peanut butter
  • Salted caramel
  • Beer cheese dip
  • Christmas tree spinach dip breadsticks
  • Cannoli dip
  • Homemade cranberry sauce
  • Pineapple cranberry sauce
  • Vanilla bourbon cranberry sauce
  • Fluffy s’mores dip
  • Oreo cheesecake dip
  • Peppermint fluff dip
  • Gingerbread cheesecake dip
  • Sugar cookie icing
  • Christmas crack dip
  • Christmas cookie dough dip
  • Christmas chip dip
  • Delicious cream cheese dip
  • Caramel rum fruit dip
  • Cranberry chutney cheese spread
  • Caramelized apple and bleu cheese spread

You can't go wrong with this festive Grinch Dunkaroo Dip for your Christmas party.

It's easy to make, delicious, and it will be a huge hit!

The best part is that you don’t even need an oven or stove to whip up the dip–just a few ingredients from your pantry and fridge.

Give this recipe a try as soon as possible so you too can enjoy all of the holiday cheer!

Grinch Dunkaroo Dip Recipe

Grinch Dunkaroo Dip Recipe

Yield: 15

Grinch Dunkaroo Dip Recipe

Grinch Dunkaroo Dip Recipe

A sweet and festive dessert dip, made with whipped topping, boxed cake mix, sprinkles, and milk, this Grinch Dunkaroo Dip makes the perfect Christmas party food!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 8oz Whipped Topping
  • 15oz Box Yellow Cake Mix
  • 8oz Whipped Cream Cheese
  • 1/4 Cup Milk
  • Heart Sprinkles (Walmart)
  • Green Food Coloring
  • Cookies (For Dunking)

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl heat the cake mix for 1 minute 30 seconds in the microwave to heat treat the flour. 
  2. Then combine whipped topping, cream cheese & milk with the heated cake mix.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Mix in food coloring. 
  5. Transfer to a serving dish and cover in heart sprinkles. 
  6. Serve with cookies and dunk away!!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

15

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 220Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 16mgSodium: 266mgCarbohydrates: 29gFiber: 0gSugar: 17gProtein: 2g

Nutritional information is automatically calculated with ingredients and serving size and may not be accurate. Please always double check with your own nutritional apps as well.

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WHAT’S NEXT

I hope you enjoy this holiday dip recipe as much as my family does!

Don’t forget to come back and let me know your Grinch Dunkaroo Dip turned out!

If you get a chance to use this printable, let me know! Leave me a comment below, or share it with a picture on Instagram or Facebook! Don’t forget to tag me @kelly_reci_ and use the hashtag #kellysthoughtsonthings so I can see how you are using it!

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