Samoas Fruit Dip: Adapted from Something Swanky

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The following recipe is adapted from Something Swanky’s Samoa Dip. We wanted to share with you this great dip from our friend Ashton, so please check out the full blooded recipe and more of her blog at Something Swanky!

We did change up a few ingredients here since Mel is training for a half marathon and I’m trying to loose some of this extra poundage, so we decided to create a slightly more healthy version. But this is still so flavorful, and full of coconut goodness!

Samoas Fruit Dip:

8oz Light Cream Cheese (we used 1/3 less fat)
7oz Jar of Marshmallow Fluff (used Jet-Puffed)
1/2 tsp. Salt
1/2 tsp. Pure Vanilla
1 Cup Toasted Shredded Coconut

Directions:

1. Heat your oven to 350 degrees. Place shredded Coconut on a cookie sheet and brown in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes or until light golden brown. Make sure not to burn it!

2. In a bowl mix the Cream Cheese, Marshmallow Fluff, Salt, and Vanilla together until light and smooth.

3. Add the toasted coconut to the dip and stir. I reserved about 1-2 Tbs. of the coconut to sprinkle on the top of the dip.

We served this yummy fruit dip with strawberries, pineapple, apples, and homemade cinnamon and sugar tortilla chips.

Cinnamon and Sugar Chips for Cinco De Mayo

To make the cinnamon and sugar tortilla chips take 2-4 medium sized flour tortillas and spray lightly with cooking spray on both sides (we used olive oil cooking spray). Then sprinkle the tortillas with a combination of cinnamon and sugar. You can make this by combining roughly 2 Tbs of sugar to 1 tsp of cinnamon -make the mixture to your taste. Then cut tortillas into 8 triangular pieces -like a pizza. Place in a single layer on cookie sheets and bake at 375 for approx 10-12 minutes until just lightly brown and crispy. Cooking time will vary, so keep a watchful eye! These are seriously so good, and go great with the dip!

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  1. This LOOKS so YUMMY!!! I wish I had some right now

  2. Yum! I can picture eating this sat outside in the sun with a cocktail!

    Hope you can find time to share this at my outdoor link up ‘Festival Fever’: http://craftbotics.blogspot.com

    Rosie xx

  3. Yum! that looks super tasty! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

  4. Yum! Love Something Swanky and your adaptation is great!

  5. These look so delicious!! We’re so glad you joined us for “Strut Your Stuff Saturday.” Thanks and come back soon!! -The Sisters

  6. This sounds delicious! I love fruit dips. I would love for you to link it up to my link party. I know my readers would love it too!
    http://weliketolearnaswego.blogspot.com/2012/05/what-i-learned-wednesday-9.html

    • Hi, thanks for stopping by! I went ahead and linked up at today’s party!

  7. This looks delicious! found you on Fireflies and Jellybeans party!

  8. This sounds so yummy! Thanks for linking up for Friday Favorites! I’m featuring you this week. Come by and grab my featured button if you’d like one.

  9. Yum!! coconut and marshmallow cream! What a great combination.:)

  10. What a nice treat! Thank you for sharing it.

  11. I am so late in leaving a comment and wanted to make sure you know how much I appreciate you linking up at Sunday Blog Love…this will be featured as one of my top five picks…the recipe sounds so yummy!!

    • Oh, thank you so much Terry! That means a lot, thanks for following us, and featuring us. We are so grateful to have so many wonderful people following us already. This really has been an amazing experience so far! Thanks for hosting the Party!

  12. Super delish! Love that dip, and the healthified parts too.

  13. Your dip looks absolutely divine! Can’t wait to give it a try with our fresh strawberries! Thank you so much for linking up to “A Little Birdie Told Me…” at Rook No. 17. Swing by tomorrow, where both of your strawberry recipes from last week will be featured!

    Jenn

    • Thanks Jenn! Love strawberry season!

  14. D would love this. He adores toasted coconut! Thanks so much for sharing on Tout It Tuesday!

    • He’s got great taste then ;P

      it’s like pulling teeth to try and get my hubby to eat anything creamy like this. Oh well, more for me!

  15. I love that you used Ashton’s recipe! And made it healthier too!!! I love fruit dips!

    • Thanks so much! Her recipe looked so good, but my mom made me feel a little guilty about the butter and chocolate. I’m one of those people that won’t stop eating something like this, so we decided to make it a bit healthier. Super yummy!

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