Fruit Kabobs with Margarita Dip

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


6 kabobs (1-1/2 cups dip)

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
Your adult guests will love the flavor of this cool and creamy margarita fruit dip recipe. Serve the kabobs either as a snack or dessert. —Michelle Zapf, Kingsland, Georgia
Fruit Kabobs with Margarita Dip Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon thawed orange juice concentrate
  • 1 tablespoon tequila
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 12 fresh strawberries
  • 6 pineapple chunks
  • 1 medium mango, peeled and cubed
  • 6 seedless red grapes
  • 2 slices pound cake, cubed


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first 6 ingredients. Beat in whipping cream until fluffy. Meanwhile, thread fruits and cake on metal or wooden skewers. Serve with dip.

Margarita Fruit Dip Tips

What's the best tequila for margarita fruit dip?

You want a neutral tequila flavor for this recipe, so reach for a silver or Blanco tequila. For guidance, check out our list of favorite tequila brands.

Can I make this margarita fruit dip healthier?

To make this dip a little more health-friendly, use Greek yogurt instead of sour cream and replace the heavy cream with low-fat whipped topping. You can also substitute the dairy products for dairy-free versions. Still hungry? Reach for these other fruit dip recipes.

What else can I serve margarita dip with?

Try serving this dip with a side of pretzels, tortilla chips, watermelon chunks or sliced apples! And, if you’re in the mood for an actual drink, consider our best margarita recipes.

Research contributed by Sarah Fischer, Taste of Home Culinary Assistant

Nutrition Facts

1 kabob with 1/4 cup dip: 273 calories, 18g fat (11g saturated fat), 78mg cholesterol, 97mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

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