Spiked Cranberry Cream Cheese Spreadv

Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
 
Spiked Cranberry Cream Cheese Spread with Pecans is an easy appetizer or snack recipe that comes together in 15 minutes! Serve it at your next dinner or holiday party.
Spiked Cranberry Cream Cheese Spread with Pecans is an easy appetizer or snack recipe that comes together in 15 minutes! Serve it at your next dinner or holiday party.
5 from 1 vote

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces Cape Cod Select Cranberries Plus Blueberries Blackberries and Raspberries
  • ½ cup dark red wine I use Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • zest and juice from one orange
  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened slightly (1 package)
  • 3 tablespoons chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan set over medium-high heat, combine berries, wine, honey, cinnamon, orange zest and orange juice. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to low. Cook until thickened, stirring occasionally, about 7 to 10 minutes. Once the mixture is thickened, remove from heat and let cool.
  2. Place the softened cream cheese on a serving plate or platter. Top with cooled cranberry sauce, chopped pecans and fresh mint. Serve with crackers or bread. Enjoy!

Notes

  • You can use only frozen cranberries, if desired, or a mix of cranberries and other berries.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 173, Fat: 12g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 31mg, Sodium: 92mg, Potassium: 97mg, Carbohydrates: 12g, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 8g, Protein: 2g, Vitamin A: 425%, Vitamin C: 4%, Calcium: 34%, Iron: 0.4%

*Nutritional information is an estimate. Please consult a doctor or nutritionist for the most accurate nutritional info.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cranberry spread, cream cheese spread, holiday spread
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