Ricotta Clementine Dip for Santa

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Delightful ricotta clementine dip
Delightful ricotta clementine dip

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 a few minutes, and you can use it 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 and a good addition to the ricotta clementine dip. Now you can find them sweet and juicy. Plus you can find fresh clementine juice at the store. Or replace it with orange if you cannot find it at your local store.

Ingredients laid out in a wooden table.
Ingredients for the ricotta clementine dip

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 clementine ricotta 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. We know Santa will be pleased.

A picture showing the recipe steps
Making the ricotta dip

If you are leaving cookies for Santa adding a ricotta clementine dip to pair with the ginger cookies is a must. Make it!

Delightful ricotta clementine dip

Ricotta Clementine Dip

Chef Adriana Martin
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. 
5 from 43 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Desserts, sauces, Side Dish
Cuisine American Contemporary
Servings 2 cups
Calories 450 kcal


  • 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. 


Serving: 0gCalories: 450kcalCarbohydrates: 0gProtein: 0gFat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0gMonounsaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 0mgPotassium: 0mgFiber: 0gSugar: 0gVitamin A: 0IUVitamin C: 0mgCalcium: 0mgIron: 0mg
Keyword clementine, dips, honey, ricotta cheese
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Preparing the ricotta clementine dip
Preparing this delicious creamy dip

Offering tasty bites to your guests and family during this time of the year doesn’t have to be cumbersome. Using a few ingredients and combining with what you have in your pantry can result in a big success and a to go recipe to use for other dishes and occasions.

The ricotta clementine dip serving suggestion
The serving suggestion with fresh fruit and cookies

Celebrate with us and surprise Santa with a special dip!

The ricotta clementine dip served with gingerbread cookies
The ricotta clementine dip served with gingerbread cookies
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