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Dunkaroo Dip

This Dunkaroo Dip recipe is a fun copycat dessert that your whole family will love! This homemade cake batter dip recipe only takes four ingredients and a few minutes to make one of your favorite childhood snacks.

a white bowl with dunkaroo dip covered in sprinkles next to a bowl of animal crackers

Dunkaroo Dip

If you’re looking for a quick and easy dessert dip recipe, this one couldn’t be easier! It only has four ingredients including the best one of all – Funfetti cake mix.

The flavor of the cake mix helps bring all the nostalgia back of the early 2000s as a 90’s kid when you were lucky enough to get that famous blue dunkaroo pack in your lunch box.

Also can we talk about how exciting it is to see one of my favorite snacks in stores again? Anyways..

The combination creates a perfectly fluffy and airy vanilla dip with the slight crunch from the sprinkles. You’ll have a hard time only eating one bite just like the original dunkaroos.

I promise this funfetti dip will become a popular snack in your house for a birthday party, baby shower, pot lucks, or holiday events because of how easy it is and how much everyone who tries it, loves it!

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three bowls with animal crackers, sprinkles, and funfetti mix

What do I need to make homemade dunkaroo dip?

You’ll just need four main ingredients to make this cake mix dip:

  • 1 box of Funfetti cake mix
  • 8 ounces Lite Cool Whip
  • 1 cup vanilla yogurt
  • ½ cup sprinkles

Can I make this ahead of time?

Absolutely! It really only takes five minutes to throw together, but you can make it ahead of time and chill in the refrigerator until you’re ready to serve.

Be sure to cover it with some cling wrap, plastic wrap, or in a tightly sealed airtight container when you store it.

funfetti cake mix, sprinkles, yogurt, and cool whip in a mixing bowl

What kind of yogurt should I use?

For this recipe, you’ll want to use regular yogurt as opposed to something like vanilla Greek yogurt. The runnier liquid helps combine all the ingredients together a little bit easier.

The recipe calls for vanilla yogurt, but you could also use plain and it’d taste great if that’s what you already have on hand! I also used a lite version of yogurt, but a full fat would work as well.

If you use a plain yogurt, you could even add a small amount of vanilla extract to help bring out that flavor more.

What kind of sprinkles should I use?

Anything your heart desires! I think this is such a fun recipe that you could tailor to your event with specific colors or favorite sprinkles.

The Funfetti cake mix does have rainbow sprinkles in them already, but you could really do whatever you have on hand. If you’re looking to make this without the colorful sprinkles, you could try it with vanilla cake mix or white cake mix.

I’d recommend stirring your ingredients together without the sprinkles first, though. There’s a chance that the sprinkles will dye the rest of the dip with their coloring.

a close up of sprinkles

What should I use to dip?

There’s a ton of options to use to dip in this recipe! Try out a few options and find your favorite. Here’s a few of my favorite dippers to get inspired from:

  • Animal crackers or animal cookies
  • Graham crackers
  • Nilla wafers
  • Apple slices
  • Teddy Grahams
  • Pretzels
a hand holding an animal cracker with dunkaroo dip

I’m excited to join back up with my friends over at the Freaky Friday blog hop where we get to try making recipes from another blogger’s site. It’s all a surprise until Friday morning where everyone gets to see the fun recipes we’ve all made.

Michaela from An Affair from the Heart has done an amazing job coordinating the whole thing and has creating such a fun experience.

For this round, I got Kathryn from Kathryn’s Kitchen Blog! So first off I fell in love with her photos – they all show how fresh and delicious her recipes are that I had a hard time picking which recipe to do.

Kathryn has tons of health inspired, simple recipes that anyone can make. Just take a look at her Main Dishes to find your next dinner menu, but what immediately caught my eye was her desserts!

She has a ton of the cutest holiday inspired desserts, but I couldn’t be more excited about her funfetti recipes! Just take a look at these Funfetti Dunkaroo Cheesecake Bites, Funfetti Cake Mix Cookie Bars, or even these Funfetti Cake Mix Cookies all using a box of cake mix!

See all of our 2022 Freaky Friday Spring Edition Recipes

Hosted by – An Affair from the Heart
  1. An Affair from the Heart – Blueberry Lemon Pull-Apart Bread
  2. Aunt Bee’s Recipes – Baked Asparagus with Parmesan
  3. The Carefree Kitchen – Carrot Cake
  4. The Culinary Compass – Dunkaroo Dip Recipe
  5. Devour Dinner –Fruit Charcuterie Board
  6. Family Around the Table – Fresh Strawberry Milkshake 
  7. Feast + West – Frozen Grasshopper Martini
  8. Home Cooked Harvest – Rocky Road Brownies
  9. Hostess at Heart – Honey Bun Cake
  10. Kathryn’s Kitchen Blog –Homemade Sour Cream Funfetti Cupcakes
  11. Off the Eaten Path –  Beer Margarita Recipe
  12. The Speckled Palate – Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies with Bourbon and Walnuts
  13. Sue Bee Homemaker – No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Bites
  14. Take Two Tapas – Crab Dip
  15. The Wimpy Vegetarian – Texas Trash Dip Warm Bean Dip
a close up of the sprinkles on the dunkaroo dip

How to Make Dunkaroo Dip

In a large mixing bowl, mix together your Funfetti cake mix, Cool Whip, and vanilla yogurt until there are no clumps left. For the best results, you could use an electric mixer or hand mixer, but I just used a whisk or silicone spatula.

Stir in your sprinkles, spoon mixture into a serving bowl, cover with saran wrap, and let the dip chill prior to serving. You can serve it at room temperature too!

Serve with some extra sprinkles on top with animal crackers, graham crackers, or Nilla wafer and enjoy! You can even put the leftover dip in some snack-sized package containers to enjoy throughout the week.

Looking for other great dessert options? Try out these Lemon Crinkle Cookies, Heath Bar Trifle, or these Pecan Turtles!

a white bowl with dunkaroo dip covered in sprinkles next to a bowl of animal crackers

Dunkaroo Dip

Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Chill Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

This Dunkaroo Dip recipe is a fun copycat dessert that your whole family will love! This homemade dip only takes four ingredients and a few minutes to make.


  • 1 box Funfetti cake mix
  • 8 ounces Lite Cool Whip
  • 1 cup vanilla yogurt
  • ½ cup sprinkles

To serve:

  • Animal crackers
  • Graham crackers
  • Nilla wafers


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine Funfetti mix, Cool Whip, and vanilla yogurt and mix together until there are no clumps left. Stir in the sprinkles then let the dip chill in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.
  2. Serve with animal crackers, graham crackers, or nilla wafers and enjoy!

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    Nutrition Information:
    Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
    Amount Per Serving: Calories: 419Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 543mgCarbohydrates: 77gFiber: 1gSugar: 46gProtein: 5g

    Nutrition provided is only an estimate.

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    Friday 6th of May 2022

    Not only is this dip festive and fun looking, but it is totally delicious! I need to make two batches next time because my son took the whole bowl and disappeared!


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