December 12, 2013

Skinny Gingerbread Dip

Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout November and December, some of my favorite blogging friends have stopped by Positively Splendid to share some of their best holiday ideas in the third annual Swell Noël series. You can stay up-to-date on all of the fantastic ideas shared throughout the series by following the Swell Noël 2013 Pinterest board, and also by following the #SwellNoel hashtag on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Instagram. Ruthie from What’s Cooking with Ruthie is here today to share a delicious seasonal recipe that I cannot wait to try! Yum!

Hi to all of Positively Splendid‘s friends… I’m Ruthie from Whats Cooking with Ruthie where I love to share my passion for everything food!


I’m SO excited to be a part of Swell Noel here at Positively Splendid!

With the holidays upon us I thought it would be fun to share a simple and delicious appetizer that everyone at your next get together will LOVE!

I always like to skinny recipes down without losing any of the flavor. My Skinny Gingerbread Dip is a SO good that you won’t miss a single calorie! Promise.

Skinny Gingerbread Dip - So delicious, you won't miss a single calorie!

Skinny Gingerbread Dip

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Serves: 12

  • 1 (8oz) neufchâtel cream cheese
  • 2 Tbsp molasses
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • ⅛ tsp cloves
  • 1 package gingerbread cookies
  1. In a small mixing bowl combine first 7 ingredients; mix until smooth.
  2. Refrigerate for 1-2 hours until chilled.
  3. Serve with gingerbread cookies.
  4. Enjoy!

AND Just to make your mouths water a little bit more- here a couple of other recipes to enjoy…

Egg Nog Bundt Cake with Egg Nog Frosting by

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Candy Cane Fudge by

Candy Cane Fudge

Creme de Mint Pie and Thanksgiving Faves by

Creme de Mint Pie

I hope each of your Holidays are Merry and Bright! Oh, and filled with lots of delicious baking too.

Thank you so much to Amy for having me visit and be apart of Swell Noel this year!

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Happy Baking!


Amy @ Positively Splendid

Amy @ Positively Splendid

Having grown up in a home brimming with sewing notions and paintbrushes, Amy has a deep love for all things creative. On any given day, you'll find her knee-deep in her latest creative endeavor, with projects ranging from sewing and crafts to home decor and kid-friendly ideas. Amy believes that everyone, regardless of skill level or experience, possesses the ability to create something beautiful, and Positively Splendid was born of her passion for helping others harness their innate creative potential.
Amy @ Positively Splendid
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3 Responses to Skinny Gingerbread Dip

  1. Crystal December 12, 2013 at 9:24 am #

    Delicious!! I’m glad to have a skinny version. Every bit helps this time of year 🙂 Thanks for the recipe!!

  2. Krys December 30, 2013 at 11:09 pm #

    This sounds like a great recipe! But where does one find this cream cheese?
    – Krys

    • Amy @ Positively Splendid January 7, 2014 at 5:46 am #

      Hi, Krys! This neufchatel can usually be found where other cream cheese is located. registered & protected

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