Nancy's Pantry's Note:
Found this delicious-sounding recipe in "The Spirit of Christmas" cookbook. This spread is served with gingersnaps. Yum! Note: Read serving instructions carefully before assembling dish.
My Private Note
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- 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
- 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
- 1 (6 ounce) package dried sweetened cranberries, divided
- 1 (15 1/2 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained
- 1 (11 ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained
- 1 (3 1/2 ounce) can shredded coconut, divided
- 1 cup toasted pecans, chopped
- 8 pecan halves, toasted
- gingersnaps, for serving
- 1Stir together cream cheese and sugar until blended. Reserving 1/4 cup cranberries, add remaining dried cranberries. Pat pineapple and oranges dry between layers of paper towels. Set oranges and pineapple aside separately.
- 2Reserving 1/4 cup coconut, stir remaining coconut and pineapple into cream cheese mixture. Stir in chopped pecans. Spoon mixture into a serving bowl.
- 3Sprinkle reserved dried cranberries around edges of bowll. Arrange orange sections around inside edges of cranberries Sprinkle reserved coconut in center and top with toasted pecan halves. Serve with gingersnaps.
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Nutritional Facts for Cranberry Ambrosia-Cream Cheese Spread
Serving Size: 1 (68 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 24
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 168.4
- Calories from Fat 108
- Total Fat 12.1 g
- Saturated Fat 5.3 g
- Cholesterol 20.8 mg
- Sodium 72.3 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 15.2 g
- Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
- Sugars 12.4 g
- Protein 1.9 g