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Festive Cranberry Cheese Spread

Festive Cranberry Cheese SpreadThis sweet, tart and spicy cranberry mixture makes a glistening topping for cream cheese. Served with crackers, it's sure to be a favorite at any festive gathering.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (16-ounce) can whole-berry cranberry sauce
1 (4-ounce) can ORTEGA® Diced Green Chiles
2 tablespoons sliced green onion
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1 (8-ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese
1 package crackers, for serving

Cooking Directions:

  1. In medium bowl, combine cranberry sauce, chiles, green onion, lime juice, garlic salt, cayenne pepper and chili powder; mix until well blended.
  2. To serve, place cream cheese on serving dish. Spoon 1 cup of the cranberry mixture over cheese. Serve with crackers.

Makes 24 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1 water cracker, 2 teaspoons each of cranberry mixture and cream cheese): 36 calories; 1 g fat; 2 mg cholesterol; 75 mg sodium; 7 g carbohydrate; 0 g fiber; 1 g protein.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® &, used with permission.