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October 17, 2023
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This sweet, cream cheese dip is absolutely perfect for the holiday season! Christmas cookie dip is perfect for holiday parties or as part of your Christmas dessert spread! 

You can make it in minutes and dip everything from Christmas cookies to pretzels in it!

Christmas Cookie Dip

Having a sweet dip in your arsenal is a must during the holiday season! They work great for last-minute entertaining, for gift exchanges, or your big Christmas dinner! It only takes about ten minutes to make so you can whip it up and put it in the refrigerator to chill while you prep other things!

This dip requires no baking at all! All you do is mix everything together and then let it chill. It is one of the easiest dessert recipes around and it’s always a hit!

You’ll love this no-egg dip recipe because it’s light and fluffy with the perfect level of sweetness! This Christmas cookie dough dip is so easy, the kids can make it on their own too!

It’s a great way to get them involved!

Christmas Cookie Dip

Christmas Dip Ingredients & Equipment

You’ll need a few familiar ingredients. You may have most of them in the kitchen already.

  • Cream cheese (softened)
  • Powdered sugar
  • Vanilla extract
  • Vanilla Greek yogurt
  • Red and green sprinkles (or other festive holiday sprinkles)
  • Dippers for your dip (scroll down for ideas!)

The full measurements for all ingredients are listed on the printable recipe card at the bottom of this page. 

You’ll also need the following items from your kitchen:

Cream cheese, powdered sugar and vanilla in a mixing bowl

Christmas Cookie Dip Instructions

This recipe makes about 10 servings! It takes about 5 minutes of prep time and then needs to chill for at least one hour.

In a medium bowl, beat together the cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla extract until smooth. You can use a stand mixer or a hand mixer.

Greek yogurt and cookie dip in a bowl

Add the Greek yogurt and stir to mix. 

Then fold in the Christmas sprinkles.

Cover and chill the dip in the fridge for at least one hour.

Serve with more sprinkles on top. Serve with your favorite dipping items and enjoy this easy treat!

Christmas Cookie Dip in a white serving bowl

Serving Suggestions

You can use your favorite dippers for this dip. It pairs well with so many things so don’t be afraid to try something out! Here are some of our favorite recommendations:

  • Vanilla wafers
  • Vanilla sugar wafer cookies
  • Vanilla sandwich cookies
  • Graham crackers
  • Gingerbread men cookies
  • Sugar cookies
  • Sliced apples
  • Sliced strawberries
  • Pretzel sticks

Leftovers & Storage

You can store any leftover dip in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.

The dip can be served straight from the fridge if you like. It will be a bit firmer in consistency. If you want it a softer texture, allow it to sit out for about 10 minutes before serving!

Recipe FAQs

What type of cookies work best with this dip? 

Gingerbread cookies, sugar cookies, shortbread, and graham crackers are all fantastic with this dip. However, feel free to experiment with your favorites because this dip pairs well with so many different treats!

Can I make this dip in advance? 

Absolutely! You can prepare the Christmas Cookie Dip up to 2 days in advance. Store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator and give it a good stir before serving. Allow it to warm for 10 minutes or so if you want a lighter 

What are some variations of this recipe?

You can change this basic recipe up just by mixing in different ingredients. You can add crushed candy canes for a peppermint twist, mix in some cocoa powder or chocolate chips for a chocolate version, or even incorporate fruit zests like orange or lemon for a citrusy kick.

Don’t be afraid to try your ideas! This recipe is super easy to make so it’s a great one to experiment with!

How can I adjust the consistency of the dip? 

If your dip is too thick, you can thin it out with a splash of milk or heavy cream. If it’s too thin, you can add more cream cheese or powdered sugar to thicken it. 

Just be sure to add anything in very small amounts until you get the desired texture.

More Dessert Dip Recipes

If you love this recipe, you’ll love some of our other easy dessert dips that are perfect for the holidays! These can all be made in minutes and after some chill time, they’re ready to enjoy!

Christmas Cookie Dip

This easy dip recipe is a fun way to celebrate the holidays!

Prep Time5 minutes

Chill Time1 hour

Total Time1 hour 5 minutes

Servings: 10


  • 8 ounces Cream cheese (softened)
  • ½ cup Powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
  • 1 cup Vanilla Greek yogurt
  • Red and green sprinkles
  • Dippers (vanilla wafers, sugar cookies, graham crackers, pretzels, fruit slices, etc.)


  • Beat together the cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla extract until smooth.

  • Add the Greek yogurt and stir to mix.

  • Fold in the sprinkles.

  • Cover and chill the dip in the refrigerator for at least one hour.

  • Serve with more sprinkles on top.

Christmas Cookie Dip Recipe

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