Cranberry Cheese Spread
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.
·prep time, does not include refrigeration time.
1 pkg(8 oz.) reduced-fat cream cheese (neufchatel), softened
1/2 creduced-fat sour cream
1/4 tspground cinnamon
1 can(s)(16 oz.) whole-berry cranberry sauce
1/3 cslivered almonds, toasted
How to Make Cranberry Cheese Spread
- In a small mixing bowl, beat the softened cream cheese, sour cream, honey, and cinnamon, until smooth. Spread onto a serving dish or plate.
- In a bowl, stir cranberry sauce, until it reaches spreading consistency; spread over cream cheese mixture.
- 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.
- Cover and refrigerate for 2-3 hrs. Service with crackers. Makes 12-14 servings.