Mint Julep Dip


Reminiscent of a summery cocktail, this dip is a crowd-pleasing accompaniment to warm grilled doughnuts.

Mint Julep Dip
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
5 mins
Chill Time:
1 day
Total Time:
1 day 5 mins
1 1/4 cups


  • 6 tablespoon sugar

  • 1 tablespoon packed fresh mint leaves

  • 6 ounce cream cheese, softened (3/4 cup)

  • ¼ cup milk

  • 2 tablespoon bourbon


  1. In a small bowl combine sugar and mint leaves. Using a wooden spoon mash mint and sugar until fragrant, 30 seconds to 1 minute.

  2. In a blender container or food processor combine sugar mixture, cream cheese, milk, and bourbon. Cover; blend or process until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides as necessary. Serve immediately.


Chill sauce up to 8 hours. Serve at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

48 Calories
3g Fat
4g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 48
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 29mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 1g
Calcium 13mg 1%
Iron 0.1mg 1%
Potassium 17mg 0%
Folate, total 1.4mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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