Impress your guests with this margarita flavored fruit dip, refrigerated and served with strawberries. Cream cheese, whipping cream and citrus make this an elegant appetizer.
packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
cup frozen (thawed) margarita drink mix (from 10-ounce can)
cup orange juice
teaspoons grated lime peel
cup whipping (heavy) cream
Beat cream cheese, margarita mix, orange juice and lime peel in large bowl with electric mixer on low speed until smooth.
Beat whipping cream in chilled small bowl with electric mixer on high speed until stiff. Fold into cream cheese mixture. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.
Serve dip with strawberries.
For an authentic margarita flavor, use 2 tablespoons tequila and 2 tablespoons orange juice instead of the 1/4 cup orange juice.
To reduce the fat to 4g and the calories to 60 per serving, use reduced-fat cream cheese in place of the regular cream cheese and 1 cup frozen (thawed) fat-free
whipped topping instead of the whipping cream.
Rub the rim of a serving bowl with a lemon, lime or orange half, then dip the rim of the bowl into a shallow dish of colored sugar.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.