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cranberry salsa cream cheese dip

Recipe by
Valeree Dunbar
Sparta, MI

My family loves serving this dip at holidays or summertime. It's a nice change to traditional salsa. You can also substitute the cranberries for other favorite fruits like pineapple, berries, or any other fruit you desire. It's so yummy.

prep time 20 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For cranberry salsa cream cheese dip

  • 3 c
    fresh cranberries, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 c
    minced green onions
  • 2 sm
    approximately 2 tablespoons, jalapeno peppers, cored, seeded and minced
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/4 c
    fresh cilantro leaves, minced
  • 2 Tbsp
    finely greated fresh ginger
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 2
    8 oz. pkgs. cream cheese
  • cranberries and/or cilantro sprigs for garnish

How To Make cranberry salsa cream cheese dip

  • 1
    Rinse, drain, and pick over cranberries, (discarding all that are soft or bruised). Place them in food processor and pulse until finely chopped but not mushy.
  • 2
    Place crushed cranberries in a bowl; mix together with onions, jalapeno peppers, sugar, cilantro leaves, ginger and lemon juice.
  • 3
    Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 4 hours so flavors develop. On serving plate, place cream cheese; and cover with the dip. Garnish, if desired. Serve with crackers.

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