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Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip: A Crowd-Pleasing 4th of July Recipe

The 4th of July is a time for patriotism and celebration. In recent years, the Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip has become one of the most popular recipes that party hosts use to celebrate Independence Day.

This recipe, which includes red, white and blue ingredients, is easy to make and tastes great!

Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip

This fun childhood treat has been turned into a Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip that is perfect for serving on the 4th of July.

Funfetti cake mix is mixed with whipped topping and cream cheese to create a tasty dip for dipping cookies and fruit.

This Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip is perfect for enjoying as a snack leading up to the 4th of July.

You can serve this yummy dip at your holiday party and all of your other patriotic-themed food. This dip will be loved by adults and kids. 

This cake batter based dip can be whipped up fast. It makes a great last minute snack when you’re craving something sweet.

Keep the ingredients on hand so you can always make some of this nostalgic dip. 

In about 5 minutes, you’ll have a creamy cake flavored dip perfect for dipping cookies and fruit ready to enjoy!

Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip

HOW TO MAKE PATRIOTIC DUNKAROO DIP

Funfetti cake mix is mixed with cream cheese and whipped topping for a yummy Dunkaroo inspired dip the whole family will enjoy! Are you ready to get started?

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

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PATRIOTIC DUNKAROO DIP INGREDIENTS

Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip

This fun and easy Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip recipe uses everyday kitchen staples to create a delicious dessert or snack your family will love. You can find all of the ingredients at your local grocery store.

All you need is:

  • whipped topping
  • patriotic funfetti cake mix
  • cream cheese
  • some milk
  • a few patriotic sprinkles
  • cookies & strawberries

PATRIOTIC DUNKAROO DIP RECIPE INSTRUCTIONS

Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip

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

Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip

Then combine whipped topping, cream cheese, sprinkles & milk with the heated patriotic funfetti cake mix.

The dip may turn a light red/pink due to the sprinkles getting wet! Mix well.

Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip

Transfer to a serving dish and cover with sprinkles. Serve with cookies & strawberries and dunk away!!

In about 5 minutes, you’ll have a yummy festive dip perfect for dipping cookies that’s sure to become a new favorite!

Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip

PATRIOTIC DUNKAROO DIP TIPS AND QUESTIONS

If you’ve never made a sweet dip for dipping cookies, don’t worry! Below are some common questions and helpful tips.

Hopefully, this will answer any questions you may have. If not, feel free to ask in the comments and I’ll answer the best I can.

HOW LONG DOES IT REALLY TAKE TO MAKE PATRIOTIC DUNKAROO DIP?

This Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip recipe takes approximately 5 minutes. TOTAL. This includes:

  • About 2 minutes to heat treat the flour
  • Close to 2 minutes to combine the whipped topping, cream cheese, sprinkles, and milk
  • Around 1 minute to transfer to a serving dish

HOW DO I STORE PATRIOTIC DUNKAROO DIP?

You can store Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip in an airtight container in your refrigerator for up to 4 days. 

Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip

CAN I USE VANILLA CAKE MIX INSTEAD OF FUNFETTI CAKE MIX?

You can use vanilla cake mix instead of funfetti cake mix to make homemade Dunkaroo Dip.

I suggest adding lots of extra sprinkles since the cake mix will not have any. 

WHAT COOKIES AND FRUIT ARE GOOD TO SERVE WITH DUNKAROO DIP?

You can serve a wide variety of cookies with your Dunkaroo Dip.

I suggest sugar cookies, chocolate chip cookies, sandwich cookies, graham crackers, Teddy Grahams, or animal crackers.

Fruit-like strawberries and cut-up apple slices would work great with this yummy dip. 

Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip

WHERE CAN I FIND PATRIOTIC SPRINKLES?

You can find patriotic sprinkles at any major grocery store or online through Amazon and Etsy.

A small container of patriotic-themed sprinkles will cost around $10.

You can always keep these special sprinkles in your pantry and use them every holiday. 

WHERE CAN I FIND PATRIOTIC FUNFETTI CAKE MIX?

You can find patriotic funfetti cake mix at any major grocery store around the 4th of July holiday.

You can also purchase some online through Amazon.

If you can’t find any patriotic funfetti cake mix simply use regular funfetti cake mix and add extra patriotic sprinkles. 

CAN I MAKE PATRIOTIC DUNKAROO DIP AHEAD OF TIME?

Yes, you can easily make Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip ahead of time. Simply keep the dip stored in an airtight container in your refrigerator until ready to serve. 

Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip

WHAT GOES WELL WITH PATRIOTIC DUNKAROO DIP?

Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip goes well with a wide variety of 4th of July snacks. These recipes would be great to serve together.

Some of my personal favorites include:

CAN I USE REGULAR FUNFETTI CAKE MIX INSTEAD OF PATRIOTIC FUNFETTI CAKE MIX?

Yes, you can use regular funfetti cake mix in this recipe instead of patriotic funfetti cake mix. The steps will be pretty much the same. Using patriotic funfetti cake mix adds a little extra festive touch. 

WHAT ELSE CAN I ADD TO THIS PATRIOTIC DUNKAROO DIP RECIPE?

This fun Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip recipe not only tastes great, but it’s also incredibly versatile.

Try swirling caramel overtop of this sweet dip. YUM!

Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip

PATRIOTIC DUNKAROO DIP RECIPE

Yield: 8

Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip

Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip

This fun childhood treat has been turned into a Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip that is perfect for serving on the 4th of July. Funfetti cake mix is mixed with whipped topping and cream cheese to create a tasty dip for dipping cookies and fruit.

Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 8oz Whipped Topping
  • 15oz Box Patriotic Funfetti Cake Mix
  • 8oz Cream Cheese
  • 1/4 Cup Milk
  • Patriotic Sprinkles (Walmart)
  • Cookies & Strawberries(For Dunking)

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl heat the patriotic Funfetti cake mix for 1 minute 30 seconds in the microwave to heat treat the flour. 
  2. Then combine whipped topping, cream cheese, sprinkles & milk with the heated patriotic Funfetti cake mix. The dip may turn a light red/pink due to the sprinkles getting wet! 
  3. Mix well.
  4. Transfer to a serving dish and cover in sprinkles. 
  5. Serve with cookies & strawberries and dunk away!!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 417Total Fat: 20gSaturated Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 29mgSodium: 499mgCarbohydrates: 56gFiber: 1gSugar: 33gProtein: 5g

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

What are your most Patriotic recipes? Comment below and share them with me! I’d love to try new dishes to add to my Fourth of July table.

I hope you enjoy this fun patriotic snack recipe as much as my family does!

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