Chocolate Chip Dip

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


2 cups

Updated: Feb. 14, 2024
Is there a kid around (or a kid at heart) who wouldn’t gobble up this cookie dough dip with graham crackers? It beats dunking them in milk, hands down! You can also try it with apple wedges. —Heather Koenig, Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • Graham cracker sticks


  1. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until light and fluffy. Add the sugars and vanilla; beat until smooth. Stir in chocolate chips. Serve with graham cracker sticks.

Chocolate Chip Dip Tips

Can you make this chocolate chip cookie dough dip without cream cheese?

Yes, you can make this dip without cream cheese by using mascarpone or ricotta cheese instead. You may need to adjust your levels of confectioners’ sugar, so taste the mix while you’re blending. For more baking substitutions, check out our handy guide.

What variations of this dessert dip could I try?

There are many variations of this dessert dip you could try. Use a flavored cream cheese or stir in chopped nuts, flavored extracts or sprinkles.

What else can you dip in chocolate chip dip?

You can dip many other things in this chocolate chip dip, like cookies, graham crackers, pretzel rods, animal crackers and fruit. For a party, serve the dip with fruit kabobs. Check out our other dessert dips, including brownie batter dip, caramel-pumpkin dip and apple dip. Research contributed by Maggie Knoebel, Taste of Home Culinary Assistant

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 181 calories, 14g fat (8g saturated fat), 30mg cholesterol, 92mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.