Cranberry Cheese Spread

Sharon Colyer

By
@Cmom02

This lovely appetizer recipe is a simple & easy holiday recipe. It came from the Taste of Home Holiday Recipe Card Collection. Enjoy!

I have listed the cream cheese & sour cream as reduced-fat. You can use full fat, if that is your preference. But, around the holidays, most of us, would like to skip some calories.

Prep time, does not include refrigeration time.


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Serves:

12-14

Prep:

35 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

prep time, does not include refrigeration time.
1 pkg
(8 oz.) reduced-fat cream cheese (neufchatel), softened
1/2 c
reduced-fat sour cream
2 Tbsp
honey
1/4 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 can(s)
(16 oz.) whole-berry cranberry sauce
1/3 c
slivered almonds, toasted
assorted crackers

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a small mixing bowl, beat the softened cream cheese, sour cream, honey, and cinnamon, until smooth. Spread onto a serving dish or plate.
2
In a bowl, stir cranberry sauce, until it reaches spreading consistency; spread over cream cheese mixture.
3
Toast almonds, if not already toasted, for 5-10 minutes in a 350° oven. Watch carefully. Do not burn! When ready, remove nuts from pan & allow about 5 minutes to cool. Then, sprinkle almonds over cranberry sauce.
4
Cover and refrigerate for 2-3 hrs. Service with crackers. Makes 12-14 servings.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy