Spicy Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip

Jean Goss


Why in the world would you buy canned cranberries, when you have access to fresh! Great little recipe for a quick dip during the holiday season...


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10 Min
5 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 bag(s)
    fresh cranberries, 16 oz.
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 c
  • 5
    hot lemon peppers or 1 jalapeno seeded
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 6
    green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 c
    walnuts, chopped and roasted
  • 1 pkg
    cream cheese, 8 oz. softened

How to Make Spicy Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip


  1. Rinse and drain the cranberries. Combine the cranberries, water, salt, sugar and peppers in small pan and heat till boiling. Lower the heat to med/low and put lid on pan, cook about 5 minutes, letting the cranberries pop open. Remove from heat and cool.
  2. Once cooled, mash well and place cooked cranberries in the refrigerator. Place a block of cream cheese in a serving dish and flatten slightly. Pour a generous amount of cranberry mixture over the cream cheese. Sprinkle toasted walnuts and green onions on top and serve with your favorite crackers! Enjoy...

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About Spicy Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southern

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