Strawberries, check. Amaretto, check. Sour cream?

I love strawberry season

One of my wife’s coworkers made this years back at a party. Let’s just say we monopolized the dip bowl at that gathering.

Strawberry dip

  • 8 ounces sour cream, we recommend light it’s tangier
  • 2 tbsp Amaretto
  • 1 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 2-4 Amaretti cookies, optional

Whisk together liquor and sugar. Stir in sour cream. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Before serving crumble the amaretti cookies on top. Serve with strawberries or mixed fruit.

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This blog attempts to collect some of the things I try to create with food and booze. Sometimes I succeed and sometimes I fail. My hope is to entertain and maybe help people think a little harder about what they decide to eat and drink.
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55 Responses to Strawberries, check. Amaretto, check. Sour cream?

  1. rutheh says:

    Enticing description of a luscious recipe/presentation! And good strawberries should be plentiful soon.

  2. Caroline says:

    Gorgeous! I love strawberry season as well and can’t wait to make some more delicious dishes featuring the fruit, such as this one.

  3. Amretto and strawberries is one of my favorite all time combinations, I cannot wait to try this.

  4. TasteFood says:

    I love one-stop-shopping. Nice recipe!

  5. ChefMom says:

    Oh this looks wonderful! I’ve never tried strawberries with sour cream but I’ve heard it’s great. Good thing I happen to have all of the ingredients for this one on hand! :)

  6. Ooh sounds delicious! And quick!

  7. That looks amazing! My kids like to dip strawberries in sugar! Sour cream and cookies sound much better

  8. What a brilliant idea – very original. :-) Mandy

  9. Great dessert for a dinner party. I wonder if it would work with fromage blac or creme fraiche…

  10. Looks scrumpdeliicious! :)

  11. ChgoJohn says:

    I cannot wait to give this a try. It sounds delicious!

  12. rsmacaalay says:

    This is a good night snack for me, a better replacement for popcorns while watching movies.

  13. I’m off to buy strawberries!

  14. As usual, this picture calls me to take action. This looks so delicious.

  15. Always something fresh and new. Y’all are so versatile. “Tangy” is how you describe lite sour cream…I never cared for it…but with fruit, sounds logical.

  16. Linda says:

    Yummm….. I have dipped my strawberries in sour cream below, but love that you added in the Amaretto and the crushed cookies. I’d be hanging out by that dip all night too!!

  17. Ohhh yum!!! This is a must-try for me!! :-)))

  18. Carol Murphy says:

    Winner, Im always heading off to someones house at the beach after work and struggle to figure out what to bring thats easy and can be whipped together when we get there this is my new GO TO. By the way I saw someone asked about creme fraiche
    what about vanilla bean greek yogurt any thoughts?

  19. charlywalker says:

    O.K. you have to stop this right now or I may have to report you to the blog police…..
    I keep gaining weight from reading your delicious stuff!!

    This one is a keeper, I think even I can master this recipe..thank you!

  20. saminacooks says:

    Oh yum. This is definitely something I am going to try.

  21. Carolyn Chan says:

    YUMMY! Will be giving this a try soon!!

  22. amaretto & strawberries. sounds delish!

  23. Now this is something I know my sister would absolutely love. I have to save this so she can make it.

  24. Apologies if you get two comments from me saying the same thing…it´s been one of those days! Anyway, love the amaretto and amaretti combination and we´ll be trying this soon as it´s strawberry time here!

  25. Love, love, love strawberries and love, love, love amaretto…so combined…WOW! Looks and sound amazing Rufus! :)

  26. Serena says:

    Gorgeous, and sounds awesome. I however will probably need to find a substitute for the alcohol :)

  27. Carolyn says:

    Okay, I’m in! This looks so good and easy. And thanks for passing my cheese crisp recipe on to your gluten free friend!

  28. Young Wifey says:

    Looks delicious and so easy! I’d probably use crème fraîche to whip this up…

  29. Karen says:

    Oh yum – I’m a huge fan of amaretto and amaretti. Have you guys tried this with ricotta instead of sour cream?

  30. Seriously… everytime I click onto your blog there is something even more awesome on offer…lol… amaretto??? LOVE IT… did not know you could also make a dip out of it- but guess what? I will!…. will report back… ;o)

  31. This looks delicious! I’m definitely going to make it. And it meets my 5 ingredients or less rule. Bonus! =)

  32. Totally in the vein of simple and great ideas! Can’t wait to try it.

  33. Ooo yes. Now that would work. I’ve done a similar thing with vanilla mascarpone instead of the sour cream, but not in that kind of presentation. Will have to remember this one.

  34. Yuri says:

    Curious about this dip, a healthier alternative to whipped cream :)

  35. SoJo says:

    OMG, Yum! Besides the spirits *ahem – but seriously who doesn’t want spirits*, even the sous chefs could share this, and that would make them very very happy.

  36. myblogject says:

    This looks gorgeous. Nice post.

  37. jenlenew says:

    Just tried out this recipe and it was great! I used Greek yogurt instead of sour cream and my family really loved it!

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  40. Misha says:

    I made this. It was amazing. Then I brought it to a group where about 2/3 of the women were pregnant and wouldn’t touch it. More for me!

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