Blueberries & Colada Dip


This is a contest entry for Blueberries Meet Their Match

Strawberries are usually served with fruit dips. We need more blueberries for dipping! Don’t you agree? They are so gorgeous, look at those fat sweet beauties. The contest is asking for recipes made with blueberries, and one of the following: Balsamic Vinegar, Coconut, Rosemary, or Bananas. Here I have another love match for blueberries and coconut! I always wanted to be a matchmaker. They look cute together don’t they?

I decided to put blueberries together with a colada dip. Blueberries and Coconut, sweeeet.~ I have cream of coconut in the squeeze bottle which is great for flavoring recipes over the months. It has a long shelf life store in the fridge. This recipe is super easy and great for entertaining in winter or summer!

Blueberries & Colada Dip

1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened
1 (7 oz.) jar marshmallow creme
3 Tablespoons cream of coconut
1/4 teaspoon fresh grated nutmeg
1 (8 oz.) can crushed pineapple, drained
3 cups fresh large blueberries, washed
1/2 c. sweetened flaked coconut
*Skewers for serving

Place cream cheese, marshmallow and cream of coconut in a large mixing bowl. Blend with mixer until smooth. Add nutmeg and pineapple. Continue blending until smooth. Cover and chill until ready to serve. Slide three blueberries onto the end of each skewer. When ready to serve, sprinkle the flaked coconut on top of the dip. Serve with blueberries. Serves 6-8 guest as a party appetizer.

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