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This fruit dip recipe is so easy with just 3 ingredients! It takes just 2 minutes to mix up and tastes like a dream. Your new go-to!

Fruit Dip

Here’s a go-to recipe will immediately go in your back pocket for entertaining and healthy snacks: this easy Fruit Dip! Get this: it’s 3 ingredients, takes 2 minutes, and tastes like a dream. That’s right: no need to buy store-bought dip, which is often overly sweet or artificial tasting. This one tastes beautifully natural, simply sweet, and a base of Greek yogurt keeps it healthy and natural. When we say we make this one all the time: we make it all the time. It’s a family favorite around here and we hope you’ll feel the same!

Ingredients in this fruit dip recipe

There are several types of creamy fruit dip out there: a popular version is made with marshmallow creme and cream cheese. But we’ve found our favorite type is even simpler and fresher, with a base of creamy Greek yogurt. It’s just as creamy, easier to make, and has a light and fresh flavor. Here’s what you’ll need for this fruit dip recipe:

  • Greek yogurt
  • Maple syrup or honey (or liquid sweetener of your choice)
  • Vanilla extract

All you have to do? Mix the ingredients together. Yes, it’s that simple. It comes out sweet and tangy, with a pure, vanilla-scented flavor: perfect for dipping anything you choose! Head to the recipe below for quantities.

Fruit dip

What to serve with fruit dip

Of course, you’ve got your own ideas on what fruits to serve with this dip. But here are a few of the fruits and other foods we’ve found work the best. You can even make fruit skewers for a fun presentation! Here are the best things to serve with fruit dip:

  • Strawberries
  • Apple slices
  • Pineapple chunks
  • Watermelon chunks
  • Grapes
  • Blueberries (a bit small, but they work!)
  • Blackberries
  • Cantaloupe or honeydew melon
  • Kiwi
  • Banana slices
  • Fruit skewers
  • Angel food cake or pound cake cubes
  • Pretzels
Fruit dip recipe

Flavor variations

This fruit dip recipe is our favorite: basic, straightforward, sweet and pure, with a hint of vanilla. But there are a few other ways you can mix up the flavor in this dip! Here are a few ways to vary the flavor:

  • Cinnamon: Add ¼ to ½ teaspoon cinnamon for a spiced dip.
  • Cocoa powder: Add 3 tablespoons cocoa powder.
  • Peanut butter: Stir in ¼ cup creamy peanut butter (see Peanut Butter Dip).
  • Pumpkin: For a fall variation, add ⅓ cup canned pumpkin, ½ teaspoon cinnamon, ¼ teaspoon ginger and ⅛ teaspoon nutmeg (see Pumpkin Dip).

And that’s it! We hope you enjoy this fruit dip as much as we do. Memorize the recipe so you can make it on repeat.

When to serve it

There’s nothing like a good dip: either for entertaining and parties or for lunches! This fruit dip recipe is perfect as a summer appetizer, party food, healthy lunch idea or healthy snack. It even doubles as a light dessert! We love serving it after a summer meal: it’s extremely refreshing and everyone loves it: especially the kiddos! It’s a great opportunity to serve it with fruit skewers.

Fruit Dip

More dip recipes

Want more dips? Here are a few more creamy dip recipes you’ll love:

This fruit dip recipe is…

Vegetarian and gluten-free.

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Easy Fruit Dip

  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 2 minutes
  • Yield: 4 to 6 1x


This fruit dip recipe is so easy with just 3 ingredients! It takes just 2 minutes to mix up and tastes like a dream. Your new go-to!


  • 1 cup Greek yogurt (full fat or whole milk)
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup or honey
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract*


  1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Serve immediately with fruit for dipping, or refrigerate up to 10 days.


*Variation: If you like, add ¼ to ½ teaspoon cinnamon for a spiced dip. Also try Pumpkin Dip or Peanut Butter Dip.

  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: No Cook
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Keywords: Fruit Dip, fruit dip recipe, dip for fruit

About the authors

Sonja & Alex

Meet Sonja and Alex Overhiser: Husband and wife. Expert home cooks. Authors of recipes you’ll want to make again and again.

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