Dragon Cheesecake Dessert Dip

Let’s make some Dragon Cheesecake Dessert Dip that is inspired by the release of My Father’s Dragon. It is now streaming on Netflix for your viewing pleasure. But for now, let’s make a snack that the kids will enjoy.

My Father's Dragon Dragon Dessert Dip

Ingredients Needed

You will need the following ingredients and supplies needed to make the Dragon Cheesecake Dessert Dip

  • 8 Ounce Block of Cream Cheese
  • 1 Stick of Unsalted Butter
  • Powdered Sugar
  • Graham Crackers
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Blue Gel Food Coloring
  • Watermelon
  • Airheads Taffy with Mystery Flavor and Blue Raspberry
  • Variety of Crackers and Pretzels for Dipping
  • Black Icing
  • Blue Icing
  • Round White Sprinkles
  • Non-Stick Cooking Spray
  • Kitchen Shears


  1. Combine softened cream cheese, vanilla extract, and butter using a high-powered mixer. Slowly add in powdered sugar and graham crackers. Beat until blended. Add blue gel food coloring until the desired color is achieved. Cover the mixture with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  2. Placed mixture onto a serving board and shape it into an oval. Make it smooth using non-stick cooking spray on your fingers or knife so that it doesn’t stick to the dip.
  3. Cut a few small triangles out of the watermelon for the horns and place them at the top of the head. Use kitchen shears to cut ovals out of the taffy candy mystery flavor for the eyes and teeth. Use the black icing to draw on the eyebrows, and mouth, and to finish the eyes. Next, use the blue icing to draw on his nose. Add white sprinkles for the freckles, and place them above the nose. Use the blue taffy candy to make the ears and press them into the side of the dip mix. Serve with a variety of your favorite cookies and pretzels.

My Father's Dragon Dragon Dessert Dip recipe card

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My Father's Dragon

My Father's Dragon Now Streaming on Netflix

RELEASE DATE: On Netflix in November 11

BASED ON THE BOOK: My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett

DIRECTOR: Nora Twomey

WRITER: Meg LeFauve

PRODUCERS: Bonnie Curtis, Julie Lynn, Paul Young

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Meg LeFauve, John Morgan, Tomm Moore,  Gerry Shirren,  Ruth Coady, Alan Moloney

CAST: Jacob Tremblay, Gaten Matarazzo, Golshifteh Farahani, Dianne Wiest, Rita Moreno, Chris O’Dowd, Judy Greer, Alan Cumming, Yara Shahidi, Jackie Earle Haley, Mary Kay Place, Leighton Meester, Spence Moore II, Adam Brody, Charlyne Yi, Maggie Lincoln, Jack Smith, Whoopi Goldberg, Ian McShane

SYNOPSIS: From five-time Academy Award®-nominated animation studio Cartoon Saloon (The Secret of Kells, Song of the Sea, Wolfwalkers) and Academy Award®-nominated director Nora Twomey (The Breadwinner),  comes an exquisite film inspired by the Newbery-honored children’s book from author Ruth Stiles Gannett. Struggling to cope after a move to the city with his mother, Elmer runs away in search of Wild Island and a young dragon who waits to be rescued. Elmer’s adventures introduce him to ferocious beasts, a mysterious island and the friendship of a lifetime.

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