Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip

5 from 2 votes
Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip is a sweet creamy, cheesecake like dip that you can use to plunge all your favorite treats into. It is perfect for parties and barbeques as an appetizer or a dessert.
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes

Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip is a sweet creamy, cheesecake like dip that you can use to plunge all your favorite treats into. It is perfect for parties and barbeques as an appetizer or a dessert.

strawberries and cookies next to patriotic dunkaroo dip in a white dish next to a USA sign and on a red, white and blue striped cloth

This Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip is so fun. It reminds you of that fun snack you had as a child, but this one is so much better. It is hard to resist. Perfect for your 4th of July get together or summer cookout. Serve with fun patriotic cookies, shortbreads, vanilla wafers or those traditional teddy grahams.


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What We Love About This Recipe

Want a great party starter or fun dessert? Then this is the dessert for you. It is pretty to look at and display, and it tastes so amazing. There is never any of this dip left by the end of the party.

  • 5 Minute Dessert: Recipes do not have to be hard or time consuming to be scrumptious.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry or fridge. Four Ingredients and sprinkles to top it off.
  • Family Friendly: Give them their favorite dipper and they will be good to go, such as: cookies, graham crackers, fresh fruit or even pretzels.
  • Adaptable: Can make it lower calorie or gluten free.
strawberries and cookies next to patriotic dunkaroo dip in a white dish next to a USA sign and on a red, white and blue striped cloth

Ingredient Notes

  • Whipped Topping: A tub from the grocery store is fine or make your own if you prefer.
  • Patriotic Funfetti Cake Mix: Any brand is fine, use gluten free if needed.
  • Cream Cheese: Room temperature, softened cream cheese allows for easy blending.
  • Milk: To add the smooth creaminess you are looking for.
  • Patriotic Sprinkles
ingredients needed to make patriotic dunkaroo dip

Equipment Needed

How to Make Dunk A Roo Dip

These are the basic steps for making dunkaroos dip. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

STEP 1: TREAT

First, in a large mixing bowl heat the patriotic Funfetti cake mix for 1 minute 30 seconds in the microwave to heat treat the flour.

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STEP 2: COMBINE

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

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STEP 3: SERVE

Finally, transfer to a serving dish and cover in sprinkles.

Prep and Storage Tips for Dunkaroo Dip Recipe

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

Really, this recipe takes better as the flavors meld together. It can be made a day or two in advance.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Store in the fridge in an airtight container for up to a week. When ready to serve, do not allow to sit out for more than two hours.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

Freeze in a freezer zip top bag or airtight container for up to three months. Thaw overnight in the fridge before serving.

Frequently Asked Questions Dunkaroo Recipe

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE MORE CALORIE CONSCIOUS?

Fat free cream cheese and cool whip, and low fat milk can be used in this recipe. Also, try using fresh fruit for dipping.

WHAT IS DUNKAROO DIP?

Dunkaroo Dip is a sweet, creamy cake batter dip that’s made with Funfetti cake mix and whipped topping. An excellent quick and easy dessert for parties.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Of course, make the quantity needed for your particular get together.

WHY DO YOU MICROWAVE THE CAKE BATTER?

Unbaked cake mix, hasn’t been treated to kill germs or bacteria. Those germs and bacteria can cause food poisoning; by microwaving, we heat treat the cake mix to kill any potential germs.

strawberries and cookies next to patriotic dunkaroo dip in a white dish next to a USA sign and on a red, white and blue striped cloth

Expert Tips for Making This Homemade Dunkaroo Dip Recipe

  • Add Mini Candies: Use Mini Red, White and Blue chocolate coated candies.
  • Alternate ingredient: Vanilla Yogurt can replace the cream cheese and milk.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Try replacing the cake mix with a Gluten Free Cake mix.
  • Individual: Certainly, make individual servings of this dip by putting in little cups so that you do not have to worry about double dippers.

What to Serve with Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip

  • Cookies
  • Graham Crackers
  • Fresh Fruit

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Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip

5 from 2 votes
Patriotic Dunkaroo Dip is a sweet creamy, cheesecake like dip that you can use to plunge all your favorite treats into. It is perfect for parties and barbeques as an appetizer or a dessert.
Print Pin Rate
Servings: 10 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 8 oz Whipped Topping
  • 15 oz Box Patriotic Funfetti Cake Mix
  • 8 oz Cream Cheese
  • 1/4 Cup Milk
  • Patriotic Sprinkles

Instructions

  • In a large mixing bowl heat the patriotic Funfetti cake mix for 1 minute 30 seconds in the microwave to heat treat the flour.
  • 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.
  • Transfer to a serving dish and cover in sprinkles.

Expert Tips

 
  • Add Mini Candies: Use Mini Red White and Blue chocolate coated candies.
  • Alternate ingredient: A Vanilla Yogurt can replace the cream cheese and milk.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Try replacing the cake mix with a Gluten Free Cake mix.
  • Individual: Certainly, make individual servings of this dip by putting in little cups so that you do not have to worry about double dippers.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 304kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 364mg | Potassium: 62mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 331IU | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 1mg

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This recipe is my personal adaption of an ethnic inspired recipe. It is not intended to be an authentic recipe.  I’ve recreated this recipe because I enjoy the flavors and I want to encourage my readers to expand their tastes and try new flavor combinations. The recipe, ingredients and processes may have been adapted to make the recipe accessible for the average American. I have provided links to authentic versions of the recipe in the post above. I encourage you to visit these pages and learn more about the traditional version(s) of this recipe.

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