Cranberry Appetizer Spread Recipe

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This cranberry-jalapeno cream cheese dip is one of the world's best holiday dips because it is sweet, sour, and spicy.

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time5 hrsTotal Time5 hrs
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 1 cup water
 1 cup sugar
 1 package (12 oz.) fresh or frozen cranberries
 ½ cup apricot preserves
 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  cup slivered almonds, toasted
 9 package cream cheese
 Assorted crackers


1

In a saucepan over medium heat bring water and sugar to a boil without stirring; boil 5 minutes

2

Add cranberries; cook until berries pop and sauce is thickened (about 10 minutes)

3

Remove from heat

4

Cut apricots in preserves into small pieces; add to cranberry mixture

5

Stir in lemon juice

6

Cool

7

Add toasted almonds

8

Spoon over cream cheese; serve with crackers

9

Store leftovers in the the refrigerator

10

Yields about 3 cups

11

This sauce may also be served as an accompaniment to poultry or pork

Ingredients

 1 cup water
 1 cup sugar
 1 package (12 oz.) fresh or frozen cranberries
 ½ cup apricot preserves
 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  cup slivered almonds, toasted
 9 package cream cheese
 Assorted crackers

Directions

1

In a saucepan over medium heat bring water and sugar to a boil without stirring; boil 5 minutes

2

Add cranberries; cook until berries pop and sauce is thickened (about 10 minutes)

3

Remove from heat

4

Cut apricots in preserves into small pieces; add to cranberry mixture

5

Stir in lemon juice

6

Cool

7

Add toasted almonds

8

Spoon over cream cheese; serve with crackers

9

Store leftovers in the the refrigerator

10

Yields about 3 cups

11

This sauce may also be served as an accompaniment to poultry or pork

Cranberry Appetizer Spread Recipe

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