Cream Cheese Fruit Salad Recipe

December 24, 2013
(Last Updated On: June 30, 2016)

How to make Cream Cheese Fruit Salad

Cream Cheese Fruit Salad Recipe is an easy to prepare dessert, in fact you can do it for about ten minutes. This recipe is so satisfying especially on hot summer days that will surely refresh you. It is also a big hit on parties and special occasions such as Christmas and New Year and can be an excellent snack at any time of the day.

Cream Cheese Fruit Salad has a perfect combination of rich cream cheese mixed with mandarin oranges and some other tropical fruits that gives a crunchy, sweet and tangy flavor that explodes in your mouth with creamy goodness.

Here’s how to make Cream Cheese Fruit Salad Recipe.

cream cheese fruit salad recipe

Cream Cheese Fruit Salad Ingredients

  • 1 box (250ml) All-Purpose Cream, chilled
  • 4 tbsp. caster sugar
  • 1 box (8oz.) cream cheese, at room temp.
  • 1 can (836g) Fruit Cocktail, drained
  • 1 can (227g) Pineapple chunks, drained
  • 2 cups Mandarin Oranges, drained
  • 2 med. apples, cored and cubed
  • 1 med. pear, cored and cubed
  • ¼ cup red kaong, drained (optional)
  • ¼ cup cheese, diced (optional)

Cream Cheese Fruit Salad Instructions:

  • Open all canned fruits and drain the juices well, set aside or refrigerate until needed.
  • In a cold stainless bowl, whip the chilled all-purpose cream with caster sugar until double in size and smooth.
  • In a serving dish whip the thawed cream cheese until light and smooth.
  • Add the whipped cream and whisk on low speed just to blend well.
  • Refrigerate the cream mixture; while preparing your apples and pears.
  • Wash, core and dice the apples and pears.
  • Slice the cheddar cheese as small as a corn kernel if you are using one.
  • Rinse and drained red kaong or you can use bottled cherries if you prefer.
  • Red Kaong is a great alternative for cherries, it gives a pretty colour and texture of your dessert and a great alternative to save extra money.
  • Combine all ingredients and mix well until all fruits are evenly coated with the cream mixture.

cream cheese fruit salad recipe

Cream Cheese Fruit Salad Recipe is an easy to prepare dessert, a big hit on special occasions such as Christmas and New Year

cream cheese fruit salad recipe



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    Eidy Monteclaro

    March 19, 2018 at 11:50 am

    My mother always used cream cheese, it’s such a easy dessert to make & is a big hit, I made it for my husband’s family party & everyone loved it, his aunt asked if she could take some to bring home

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    June 12, 2015 at 10:13 am

    Use fresh fruit for this great recipe for more healthy

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    Mona Verdida

    September 14, 2014 at 12:48 am

    Wow, I never thought cream cheese can be used in a fruit salad! We’ll try this this Christmas.

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    Giveaways 4 Mom

    January 14, 2014 at 6:41 am

    This would be such a delicious snack. I love fruit salad. Thanks so much for sharing.

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    Maye Domencil

    January 14, 2014 at 12:24 am

    Looks so yummy. We just had a fruit salad dessert last New Year and now I’m craving for it again 🙂

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    January 13, 2014 at 2:45 pm

    this looks yummy and healthy if made with light cream cheese so good

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    Michelle F.

    January 12, 2014 at 11:46 pm

    I love cream cheese. Could see myself doing this one.

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    Zulema A Tomlinson

    January 12, 2014 at 10:24 pm

    That looks soooo yummy!!

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    Scrappy Geek

    January 9, 2014 at 7:57 am

    I have to say, cream cheese and fruit salad isn’t something I’ve ever thought about before. But now that I have – it sounds good! I may have to try this out – thanks for the recipe!

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    Jamie @Momma Without a Clue

    January 8, 2014 at 8:54 am

    This sounds delicious! Cant wait to try it

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    David B Katague

    January 5, 2014 at 3:54 pm

    I enjoy reading this food blog. Most of the recipes are easy to prepare.

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    January 2, 2014 at 3:21 pm

    Sounds yummy. 🙂 Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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    January 2, 2014 at 1:16 pm

    YUM! Delicious and even I could make!

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    January 2, 2014 at 1:03 pm

    This is an awesome recipe. I’m a fan of fruit salad 🙂

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    January 2, 2014 at 12:47 pm

    This looks delicious! My mom used to always make fruit salad. This would be a new way of making it!

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    January 2, 2014 at 12:44 pm

    Wow this recipe looks really yummy. It also looks super simple, I think I will make this and take it to the next get together we have. Thanks for sharing

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    Bekki Lindner

    January 2, 2014 at 12:13 pm

    I think I could get my kids to eat this! What a fun way to try a new food (that looks familiar!)

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    January 1, 2014 at 4:56 am

    Perfect! Thanks for sharing this recipe!

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