Source: Nestle® Very Best Baking

Festive Cranberry Cheese Spread
This 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.
Serves: enough for 24 crackers
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: none


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

In medium bowl, combine cranberry sauce, chiles, green onion, lime juice, garlic salt, cayenne pepper and chili powder; mix until well blended.

To serve, place cream cheese on serving dish. Spoon 1 cup of the cranberry mixture over cheese. Serve with crackers.

(Nutritional Information Per Serving (using 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.)