Cranberry Salsa Cream Cheese Appetizer
Author: Nikki
This Cranberry Salsa Cream Cheese Appetizer is an outrageously delicious, show-stopping appetizer. The salsa is sweet, tart and a little kick of heat. It is topped over cool cream cheese. When the two combine over the top of a cracker, it will create a seasonal bite you will never forget! It is always the first to disappear at a party!
  • 3 cups fresh cranberries, rinsed
  • ¼ cup finely chopped green onion
  • 1 Tablespoon diced fresh jalapeƱo, seeds removed before cutting
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • ¼ cup cilantro, minced
  • 1½ Tablespoons minced fresh ginger
  • 16 ounces cream cheese
  1. In a food processor pulse until cranberries are finely chopped.
  2. In a medium bowl add chopped cranberries, green onion, sugar, lemon juice, cilantro and ginger and mix well.
  3. Cover tightly and allow at least 2-4 hours of time in the fridge before eating.
  4. Spoon over cream cheese.
  5. Serve with your favorite crackers.
recipe lightly adapted from What's Cooking America
Recipe by Chef in Training at