Lime Cheesecake Dip – a smooth and creamy dip made with cream cheese, confectioners’ sugar, Shamrock Farms sour cream, lime juice and gelatin. It’s the perfect dip to set out for guests on Game Day. Pair it with these Football Sugar Cookies and some fruit, and you’ll voted as the MVP!
Are you ready for Sunday, Sunday, SUNDAY??!!
I most certainly am!! And if you’ve been following my blog for any amount of time then you most likely know which team we’ll be rooting for here in the 365 home. We’ll have our make shift game shrine set up with all of the memorabilia and if we could put his namesake’s jersey on the dog we would. He’s just too old now.
I love to watch the game every year regardless of who’s in it, but when the team you love is playing it’s a bonus. One of the best parts (besides the commercials) is the food, of course!
This year, I’ve created this Lime Cheesecake Dip. We’ll be dipping these Football Sugar Cookies with lime zest in them, but I think it would also be great paired with some fresh fruit. My daughter was bummed we didn’t have any strawberries on hand for it.
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This super easy treat came together in just minutes and one of the key ingredients was Shamrock Farms sour cream. It made the dip that much creamier and deliciously smooth!
I’ve been buying Shamrock Farms for years and it’s a company I’ve come to love and trust. I know I can always count on the quality because each of their products starts with pure, wholesome, nutritious milk and get this…NO added growth hormones! Wouldn’t you feel better about serving food like this to your family? I know I do!
The Shamrock Farms’ farm is a real working three generation dairy farm located here in Arizona! They’re open to the public for tours October through May. You and your family can experience firsthand what their process is for keeping more than 10,000 cows happy and healthy so that they produce the best milk. A happy cow is a healthy cow and vice versa!
Shamrock Farms great products are available throughout the country, so go to the store before Sunday and purchase their sour cream so you can make this Lime Cheesecake Dip!
You can make this even easier on yourself by purchasing cookies or graham crackers for the dip! I really am partial to the football shaped cookies though.
Kudos to my daughter, Alex, for coming up with the cookie cutter template as I didn’t have one shaped like a football. She also did a great job at decorating them! Thanks, girl!
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- 8 ounces cream cheese room temperature
- 1/2 cup Shamrock Farms sour cream
- 1 teaspoon fresh lime zest
- 2 tablespoons lime juice
- 1 3- ounce package lime gelatin
- 1 1/2 cups + 6 tablespoons sifted flour
- 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon fresh lime zest
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter room temperature
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 1 egg
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter room temperature
- 1/4 cup vegetable shortening
- 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
- 2 cups confectioners' sugar
- 2 - 3 tablespoons milk
In a mixing bowl, cream the cream cheese until smooth.
Add the Shamrock Farms sour cream and mix until well combined.
Scrape down the sides of the bowl and add the lime zest and juice. Mix well.
Add the packet of lime gelatin and mix thoroughly, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed.
Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. and prepare a cookie sheet by lining it with parchment.
Sift the flour, baking soda and salt into a medium bowl.
Add the lime zest and mix.
In a clean mixing bowl, cream the butter, sugar and vanilla together until light and fluffy, about 4-5 minutes.
Add the egg and mix well.
Gradually add the flour mixture and mix until just combined.
Place 1/3 of the dough onto a lightly floured piece of parchment and roll to 1/8 - 1/4-inch in thickness.
Using a 3-inch football shaped cookie cutter (or cardboard template), cut out the cookies.
Place them on the prepared baking sheet.
Bake for 8-9 minutes or until the edges are just slightly browned.
Transfer to a wire rack to cool and allow to cool completely on a wire rack before frosting.
In a clean mixing bowl, cream the butter and shortening until well blended.
Mix in the vanilla.
Add half of the confectioners' sugar and mix.
Add remaining half of confectioners' sugar and mix until well combined, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed.
Add 2 tablespoons of milk and beat until smooth. If frosting looks too dry, add remaining tablespoon of milk.
Place halt of the frosting into a sandwich bag and cut a small piece off one of the corners.
Frost a slightly curved line down the center of the football and then three across for the stitches.
Serve the cookies with the dip.
If you like this Lime Cheesecake Dip with Football Sugar Cookies, be sure to add these Game Day foods to your menu as well…
Ham and Cheese Party Sandwiches
Take a look at these great videos for more Game Day food ideas!
I give you BIG baking hugs and muffins!!
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Shamrock Farms. The opinions and text are all mine.