Ally's Sweet & Savory Eats: Peanut Butter Pattie Fun Dip

Monday, February 23, 2015

Peanut Butter Pattie Fun Dip

The classic Girl Scout cookie in dip form.  
Creamy, sweet, crunchy. Need I say more?


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If you are on Facebook at all, I'm sure you've seen the posts that read something like this:

My daughter is selling Girl Scout cookies!  They are taking over my laundry room!  Please buy a box so I don't eat them all!

Yeah, I fell into that trap too.  But I meant too.  Each year I buy a box or two {or three}, mainly because I feel like it is my civic duty as an American.  But also because they are so damn good.  My favorites are the caramel delights {or samoa}, thin mints or the peanut butter delights {or tagalongs}.

i.e. they have different names depending on where in the country they are made.  I know, who knew right?  Thanks Michelle, for clarifying.

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So when my friend Ellie, an editor at Taste of Home magazine, emailed me saying they were having a Girl Scout Cookie Recipe Contest.....well, you know me, I just HAD to take part.  Any excuse to make a dessert with cookies.

As I was photographing this dish and snacking on it {you know, to make sure it was edible} I keep telling myself a few things.

It's healthy!

I'm eating it with apples!

A few bites are just a couple Weight Watchers points!

I'm not sure any of that is true, but it made me feel better.  At least, I wasn't like the husband, who asked me the next morning "what was I 'supposed' to eat with that good dip in the fridge"?

Umm, apples darling.

"Whoops, I just ate it by the spoonful"

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So, if you have a sleeve of these cookies lying around, make this dip.  In fact, any peanut butter cookie would do, but I am partial to the pattie.

And here is an embarrassing tidbit for ya.  When I was pregnant with our second child and had a long, tedious, boring desk job, I was known to eat an ENTIRE SLEEVE of thin mints in an afternoon.

The job was boring people.  I needed something to fill the time.


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Peanut Butter Pattie Fun Dip


Peanut Butter Pattie Fun Dip
Yield: 12 servings
Author:
prep time: 5 Mcook time: 1 hourtotal time: 1 H & 5 M
Dessert dips are so much fun! This one includes cream cheese and marshallow cream....and of course cookies.

ingredients:

  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 7 oz jar of marshmallow crème
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 t vanilla
  • 8 Peanut Butter Pattie cookies, chopped

instructions:

How to cook Peanut Butter Pattie Fun Dip

  1. With a hand held or stand mixer combine the cream cheese, marshmallow crème, peanut butter and vanilla until smooth.
  2. Fold in all but 1/4 cup of the chopped cookies.
  3. Place the dip in a serving bowl, top with remaining cookies and place in the fridge for at least one hour before serving.
  4. Serve with sliced apples.
Calories
320.70
Fat (grams)
23.06
Sat. Fat (grams)
7.09
Carbs (grams)
23.86
Fiber (grams)
1.90
Net carbs
21.97
Sugar (grams)
13.18
Protein (grams)
8.62
Sodium (milligrams)
233.10
Cholesterol (grams)
19.09

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7 comments:

  1. Ok, this looks absolutely amazing!

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  2. I told you I was pretending to be YOUR age today:)

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  3. Oh my goodness. I'm not going to lie - I totally read this as Peanut Butter FATTIE Fun Dip. :D Even so, it looks delicious, and not I need to go hide my box from my husband so I can save them to make this dip!!

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  4. Hilarious! Considering we ate the whole batch in 36 hours it probably should be called FATTIE dip.

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  5. Yum! This looks amazing :) I don't know if I could make this unless I was surrounded by at least 20 people to eat it with, or I'd eat it ALL.

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  6. Oh what a great way to use girl scout cookies! Super YUM

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