This easy Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip comes just in time for the upcoming holidays. I’m sure this appetizer will impress your family and friends.
This cranberry cream cheese dip is homemade and is so freaking delicious!
CRANBERRY CREAM CHEESE DIP
Is a very special kind of dip that cannot be found in the stores.
If you do find it, I’m sure it won’t be fresh like this stuff.
Trust me, it is so worth making yourself.
And takes less than 30 minutes and can store in your fridge for up to 2 days easily.
Now you can also decide to not stir in the cream cheese and just serve the cranberries onto of the cream cheese as you will see below.
I like to do this also at times, certainly will depend on how you are deciding to present this to your guests I suppose.
Or if this is all just for you, then you can really have it either way!
It’s HEAVEN ON A BAGEL if you ask me
HOW TO MAKE CRANBERRY CREAM CHEESE DIP
To make this dip you will want to start with fresh cranberries or frozen cranberries.
Then you will cook them down and add all renaming ingredients.
Once that has been made, simply set aside and allow the cranberries to cool.
Stir them into your plain cream cheese and your ready to enjoy!
LOOKING FOR OTHER HOLIDAY INSPIRED RECIPES?
Try making my newly favorite CRANBERRY STUFFING RECIPE!
CRANBERRY SAUCE RECIPE TO FREEZE
Simply allow the sauce to cool then you can freeze in sealable containers. Then defrost fully before heating on the stovetop to serve.
LOOKING FOR SOME TURKEY RECIPES?
Cajun Rotisserie Turkey
Slow Roasted Turkey Legs
Or how about Duck! This sauce can be substituted for plum sauce and served alongside duck too!
And of course you can’t forget the Instant Pot Garlic Mashed Potatoes with your holiday dinner!
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Easy Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip
A festive appetizer
- 2 packages 453 grams of plain cream cheese
- 1 - 12 oz Fresh Cranberries
- 1 cup of Orange Juice - pulp free
- 1/2 cup of White Sugar
- 1/2 tsp Pumpkin pie spice
- In a large pot, add in the orange juice and sugar and bring to a boil.
Turn down the heat to medium heat and stir to combine.
Add in the fresh cranberries and simmer stirring for 5 minutes before smashing the cranberries with a potato masher.
Lastly add in the orange zest & pumpkin pie spice.
Simmer for 5 more minutes and remove from heat
Set aside to cool to a warm consistency
Then mix into a medium sized bowl with your room temperature
plain cream cheese
Blend well and serve warm.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 479Total Fat: 39gSaturated Fat: 23gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 114mgSodium: 357mgCarbohydrates: 27gFiber: 2gSugar: 21gProtein: 7g
These calculations are based off Nutritionix