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Margarita Fruit Dip for Strawberries


2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
2/3 cup frozen (thawed) margarita drink mix (from 10-ounce can)
1/4 cup orange juice*
2 teaspoons grated lime peel
1/2 cup whipping (heavy) cream
Whole Strawberries

Beat cream cheese, margarita mix, orange juice and lime peel in large bowl with 
electric mixer on low speed until smooth.  Beat whipping cream in chilled small bowl 
with electric mixer on high speed until stiff. Fold into cream cheese mixture.  
Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.  Serve dip with strawberries.  

*For an authentic margarita flavor use 2 tablespoons tequila and 2 tablespoons 
orange juice instead of the 1/4 cup of orange juice.

Presentation:  Rub the rim of a serving bowl with a lemon, lime or orange half, 
then dip the rim of the bowl into a shallow dish of colored sugar.

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