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Cranberry Salsa is a Delicious and Festive Holiday Treat

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Looking for something new and exciting to serve at your Thanksgiving or Christmas get togethers? This Cranberry Salsa is the perfect appetizer to serve to your guests over the holidays! It's a delightful mixture of sweet, tangy and spice, and it pairs perfectly with the smooth creaminess of the cream cheese.

Serve this spread with assorted crackers, spoon it over turkey, chicken or pork tenderloin, or eat it by itself - it's so good you can eat it with practically anything! Enjoy!

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  • 12 Ounce package frozen cranberries
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 6 green onions (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves (chopped)
  • 1 jalepeno pepper (seeded and finely chopped)
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 8 Ounce package cream cheese (regular or dairy-free)
  • assorted crackers


Place cranberries and sugar into the bowl of a food processor.

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Pulse until coarsely chopped.

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In a medium bowl, stir together cranberry mixture, green onions, jalapeno, cilantro, and lime juice.

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Cover and refrigerate for several hours or overnight.

When ready to serve, place softened cream cheese on a serving plate. Using a slotted spoon, drain salsa and pour over the top of the cream cheese.Serve with assorted crackers.

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