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If you are leaving cookies for Santa adding a ricotta clementine dip to pair with the ginger cookies is a must. This recipe is simple and has few ingredients. The dip is ready in few minutes, and you can use for creating other desserts such as charlottes, trifles, or for dipping your favorite fresh fruits.
Clementines are one of our favorite citrus fruits of the season. Now you can find them sweet and juicy. Plus you can find fresh clementine juice at the store. Or replace with orange if you cannot find it at your local store.
Making Easy Treats for the Holidays
As it is the holidays can be stressful, and we do not want to add more to our busy agenda. Recipes like this ricotta citrus dip come in handy as you can prepare ahead, refrigerate, and use when you need as it stays fresh for a few days.
Making a quick treat to bring to a potluck dinner or when you host an informal gathering is a tasty way to celebrate the season. When shopping for the ingredients grab a bag or two of different ginger cookies, or bake your own and pair them with this creamy dip and an array of seasonal teas and coffee.
Make the Ricotta Clementine Dip
Ricotta Clementine Dip
The Ricotta Clementine Dip is ready in a few minutes and uses fresh seasonal ingredients easily found at the supermarket. The clementine juice can be made at home or purchased if desired. The dip is sweetened with honey and is perfect to serve with gingerbread or ginger cookies.
- 1 cup ricotta cheese
- 1/3 cup cream
- 1/3 cup clementine or orange juice
- 1 teaspoon clementine or orange peel
- 2 tablespoons honey
In a bowl add the ricotta and the cream. Use a whisk and mix.
Add the rest of the ingredients and whisk again.
Place in a container with a lid and keep refrigerated.
- The clementines can be replaced with oranges.
- The dip can be prepared ahead of time, keep in an airtight container and refrigerate.
- Dip will be fresh up to four days when appropriately kept and in refrigeration.
- This dip can be the base for other desserts such as charlottes and trifles.
Offering tasty bites to your guests and family during this time of the year doesn’t have to be cumbersome. Using few ingredients and combining with what you have in your pantry can result is a big success and a to go recipe to use for other dishes and occassions.
Celebrate with us and surprise Santa with a special dip!