” The sweet heat that you can not stop consuming” is the very best method to explain this velvety cranberry jalapeno dip. Double it for a crowd so you do not go out!

cranberry jalapeno mixture over cream cheese with crackers

Cranberry Jalapeno Dip

My love of cranberries understands no bounds. So when my good friend Margaret shared this recipe with me, I leapt at the opportunity for a brand-new cranberry jalapeno mix.

Cranberry Pepper Jam with brie and crackers is my appetiser go-to anytime I have that jam stowed away in the kitchen. Often I put the jam over a basic block of cream cheese and serve it with Ritz crackers. My kids go nuts over that.

cranberry jalapeno mixture over cream cheese in dish with crackers

HOLY SMOKES! That is all I might state after I made it. I took it to an event with pals and everybody requested therecipe I made this for my young boys and they licked the plate! No joke.

Sweet taste with a little heat integrated with the tart cranberries and the cool creaminess of cream cheese strikes all the best notes. With salted crackers or pretzel chips on the side to dip or spread this on, it is almost difficult to stop consuming this.

cranberries in food processor

Fresh vs Frozen Cranberries

I am a huge fan of fresh or frozen cranberries. As I have actually stated for many years, stock up on cranberries while you can, my pals. I purchase as numerous bags as I can get my hands on throughout the vacations and stash them in the freezer.

You do not require to do anything unique with cranberries to freeze them. Simply toss the bags in the freezer and utilize them while still frozen for any variety of recipes.

I make the ever-popular cranberry cake and these fantastic cranberry cookies year-round. There’s no such thing as “cranberry season” when it concerns my household’s love of cranberryrecipes

You can make this recipe with either fresh or frozen cranberries. I did discover this to be a teeny little bit more crispy when made with cranberries that had not been frozen, however it truthfully wasn’t visible to anybody however me. I’ll gladly be making this with frozen cranberries throughout the year for every single possible event.

cranberries, jalapeno, green onions, and cilantro on cutting board

Approximately pulse the cranberries in the food mill or utilize a hand chopper to slice a cup or two at a time. Keep the pieces rustic, if the berries end up being liquidy that is too great.

Integrate the sliced cranberries with jalapenos, green onions, sugar, alt, and a little bit of lime juice. Cover the mix with saran wrap or location it in an airtight container and permit it to rest over night in the refrigerator.

If you just have a couple of hours it will be great, however if you can prepare for the over night rest, you will not regret it. The sweet, tart, heat that results as whatever combines together is simply soooo excellent!

jalapeno, cranberry, onion mixture in bowl with towel

Utilizing a great mesh strainer, (I actually like this set of strainers!) drain pipes the liquid from the cranberry mix. I generally set the strainer over a big determining cup or another bowl and simply let it rest there for a couple of minutes.

While the liquid is draining pipes whip your room-temperature cream cheese. After whipping spread it onto a plate or in a meal and leading it with the jalapeno cranberry mix.

I served it with Ritz crackers or pretzel chips work well too. The joyful colors of green, cranberry, and white produce a best vacation appetiser.

cranberry and jalapeno mixture on spoon

Cranberry Jalapeno Cream Cheese Dip

  • fresh cranberries
  • jalapenos
  • green onions
  • cilantro
  • sugar
  • kosher salt
  • cream cheese
  • fresh lime juice

I have actually made this both with 1/2– 3/4 cup of sugar. I discovered that I enjoyed it simply a bit more tart with 1/2 cup of sugar, however my household liked it much better with 3/4 cup. It’s a really subtle distinction however, so do not hesitate to make it in either case.

Cranberry Jalapeno Dip on mini pretzel crackers

Jalapeno Cranberry Dip

Cranberries are among my preferred vacation foods. They work so well in whatever from tasty to sweet, appetisers, sides, main courses, and desserts. I can discover a method to utilize them in anything!

Sweet cranberry sauce with a kick ends up being Hot Pepper Cranberry Sauce with simply sufficient heat to warm your mouth and leave a tingle on your tongue, best with the moderate taste of turkey.

This time of year, there’s no end to the cranberry recipes that we like. Fortunate for me, I discovered several years ago to purchase as numerous fresh cranberries as possible each holiday and toss the bags directly into the freezer.

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Servings: 12

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  • Put the cranberries into a food mill or food chopper. Pulse one or two times to provide a rough slice. The objective is to rough slice the cranberries however not puree them.

  • Mix together the sliced cranberries with the jalapenos, scallions, cilantro, sugar, lime juice, and salt. As soon as completely combined refrigerate for a minimum of one hour. Overnight is chosen.

  • When it is time to serve, eliminate the cranberry mix from the fridge and put it through a great mesh strainer (I utilize this one.) Permit the liquid to drain pipes from the cranberry mix.
  • While the mix is being strained, whip the cream cheese to make it spreadable. Spread out the cream cheese onto a big rimmed plate or shallow serving meal. Spoon the cranberries overtop the cream cheese. Serve with crackers or pretzel crisps.

I have actually made this both with 1/2– 3/4 cup of sugar. I discovered that I enjoyed it simply a bit more tart with 1/2 cup of sugar, however my household liked it much better with 3/4 cup. It’s a really subtle distinction however, so do not hesitate to make it in either case.

Calories: 180 kcal · Carbohydrates: 14 g · Protein: 3 g · Fat: 13 g · Hydrogenated Fat: 8 g · Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g · Monounsaturated Fat: 3 g · Cholesterol: 38 mg · Salt: 144 mg · Potassium: 94 mg · Fiber: 1 g · Sugar: 11 g · Vitamin A: 613 IU · Vitamin C: 8 mg · Calcium: 43 mg · Iron: 0.2 mg

Cranberry dip with cream cheese and jalapenos