Appetizer - Cranberry cilantro cream cheese dip recipes

Author: Howard Monk  

Fresh cranberries with jalapenos, sugar, green onions, and cilantro makes for great salsa. A fresh cranberry salsa made with jalapeños, cilantro, and green onions that's placed atop a spread of cream cheese.

Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip

Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip
Sweet, tangy, spicy, and creamy! This dip is perfect during the fall and winter when cranberries are abundant!
Provided by: Karly Campbell
Total time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 5 minutes
Prep time: 5 minutes
Yields: 20 servings
Cuisine: American
Number of ingredients: 9
Ingredients:
  • 12 ounces fresh cranberries
  • 5 green onions (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 jalapeno pepper (seeded and finely diced)
  • 3/4 cup sugar (more or less, to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 16 ounces cream cheese (room temperature)
Nutrition:
  • Calories: 116 kcal
  • Carbohydrate: 10 g
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Fat: 7 g
  • Saturated Fat: 4 g
  • Cholesterol: 24 mg
  • Sodium: 132 mg
  • Sugar: 9 g
  • Serving Size: 1 serving
How to cook:
  1. Place the cranberries in the bowl of your food processor or blender. Pulse to give them a rough chop. Add the green onions, cilantro, jalapeno, sugar, cumin, lemon juice, and salt. Pulse until well combined and finely chopped, but not pureed. Refrigerate for 4 hours (longer if desired, up 24 hours).
  2. Spread the cream cheese on a serving plate or pie plate in an even layer. Top with the cranberry mixture.
  3. Serve with crackers or tortilla chips.
Notes: Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip, Cranberry Cream Cheese Spread · 1 package, 12 oz, frozen whole cranberries (no sugar added), thawed OR 1 bag of FRESH cranberries · 1 cup white Missing: cilantro | Must include:

Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip

Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip
A fresh cranberry salsa made with jalapeños, cilantro, and green onions that's placed atop a spread of cream cheese. This is such a delicious, festive, and unique holiday appetizer! Cater this recipe to your desired heat level by either keeping or tossing the japaleno seeds.
Provided by: Whitney Wright
Total time: 15 minutes
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 20 servings
Cuisine: American
Number of ingredients: 8
Ingredients:
  • 12 oz fresh cranberries
  • 4 green onions (chopped (about 1/2 cup))
  • 1/3 cup cilantro (slightly packed)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped jalapeno (seeded and deveined for less heat. Keep seeds for more heat)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice (about 1/2 lemon)
  • 16 oz cream cheese (softened to room temperature)
Nutrition:
  • Calories: 167 kcal
  • Carbohydrate: 17 g
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Fat: 10 g
  • Saturated Fat: 5 g
  • Cholesterol: 33 mg
  • Sodium: 98 mg
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Sugar: 15 g
  • Serving Size: 1 serving
How to cook:
  1. In the bowl of a food processor, add the cranberries. Pulse until they are coarsely chopped. Add the green onions, cilantro, jalapeno, sugar, cumin, and lemon juice. Pulse until the ingredients are finely chopped. Place the mixture into a bowl and cover. Refrigerate for 3-4 hours. (see note #1)
  2. In a 9-9 ½ inch pie plate (or a serving plate of your choosing), spread the cream cheese in an even layer. I recommend using a serving plate of some kind that has a lip to it so that any extra juices will be trapped and not spread all over the place.
  3. Using a slotted spoon, scoop the cranberry cilantro mixture over the cream cheese. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until ready to eat. Serve with crackers.
Notes: Cranberry-Jalapeno Cream Cheese Dip, Ingredients · 12 ounces (340 g) fresh cranberries · 4-5 green onions, chopped · ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro · 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely

Holiday Cranberry Jalapeño Dip

Holiday Cranberry Jalapeño Dip
Tart cranberries, spicy jalapeños and sweet sugar come together to create a delicious holiday appetizer that will have your guests begging for the recipe!
Provided by: Lindsey Maestas
Total time: 20 minutes
Prep time: 20 minutes
Yields: 32 servings
Number of ingredients: 8
Ingredients:
  • 12 oz fresh, uncooked cranberries
  • 1/4 cup green onion
  • 1-2 fresh jalapeño peppers
  • 2 Tbsp. cilantro (optional)
  • 3/4 to 1 Cup sugar (according to taste)
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juce
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 16 oz. cream cheese (whipped)
How to cook:
  1. Use hand food chopper to chop cranberries. (It is best to not use a food processor to chop these as the cranberries liquify too much.)
  2. Chop green onion, jalapeño peppers and cilantro.
  3. In a medium-sized bowl, add chopped cranberries, green onion, cilantro and jalapeños.
  4. Add sugar, lemon juice and salt on top of cranberry mixture and stir gently until blended.
  5. Cover with plastic wrap and place in refrigerator overnight.
  6. Take cranberry mixture out of the refrigerator and stir all ingredients together. Strain out all liquid using a collander with small holes.
  7. Whip softened cream cheese with hand mixer until smooth (about 2 minutes) and spread cream cheese over bottom of a pie plate or 9x9 dish.
  8. Pour cranberry mixture atop cream cheese and keep in refrigerator until ready to serve.
  9. Use a spoon to spread over Ritz crackers and enjoy!!
Notes: Cream Cheese Cranberry Dip, Spread cream cheese on bottom of pie plate. · In a small mixing bowl beat together cranberry sauce, cilantro, green onion, cumin and lemon juice.

Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip

Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip
I got this from a neighbor while living in Germany and modified it a little. She was an American too. This was always a hit at every get-together we had! Fresh cranberries with jalapenos, sugar, green onions, and cilantro makes for great salsa. Add the cream cheese and you have a great dip! Serve with Ritz® crackers or Wheat Thins®.
Provided by: momoftwinboys
Total time: 255 minutes
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 16 servings
Number of ingredients: 9
Ingredients:
  • 1 (12 ounce) package fresh cranberries
  • 1 ¼ cups white sugar
  • ¼ cup chopped green onion
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 small jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese
Nutrition:
  • Calories: 169.4 calories
  • Carbohydrate: 19.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 30.8 mg
  • Fat: 9.8 g
  • Fiber: 1.1 g
  • Protein: 2.3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.2 g
  • Sodium: 93.7 mg
  • Sugar: 16.6 g
How to cook:
  1. Chop cranberries in a food processor or by hand. Transfer to a bowl.
  2. Add sugar, green onion, cilantro, jalapeno pepper, lemon juice, cumin, and salt to cranberries; mix well. Cover and store in the refrigerator until cranberries have lost some of their bitter taste, about 4 hours.
  3. Place cream cheese bricks on a plate and pour cranberry mixture over top. Serve immediately.
Notes: Cranberry Salsa Recipe, made with fresh cranberries, red onion, jalapeño, and cilantro tossed with sweetened lime juice. Serve this super easy dip over softened cream cheese
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