This is a delicious appetizer, but it’s also nice for breakfast or brunch spread on bagels, muffins or English muffins. With cranberries and pecans, it’s perfect for the holidays. —Donna Peduto, Brandon, Vermont
Total TimePrep: 10 min. + chilling
- 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
- 1/4 cup orange juice
- 1/2 cup dried cranberries
- 1/2 cup chopped pecans
- Assorted crackers or breads
- In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and orange juice until smooth. Fold in cranberries and pecans. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Serve with crackers or breads.
Nutrition Facts2 tablespoons: 118 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 21mg cholesterol, 56mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
Originally published as Cream Cheese and Cranberry Dip in Country December/January 2007