Roasted Garlic Cranberry Cream Cheese Spread

Recipe by Marla Swoffer
READY IN: 5mins
YIELD: 1 cup
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Macerate, i.e.soften, the cranberries by soaking in water (or rum to add a touch of flavor) for 20-30 minutes.
  • Microwaving briefly might also work.
  • Bring the cream cheese to room temperature (leave out or microwave 30-60 seconds) unless it's whipped.
  • Make garlic into paste (squeeze out of skins and mash) Mix garlic paste and cranberries into cream cheese.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste (those who prefer sweet to savory may also want to add a teaspoon of sugar or another sweetener).
  • Refrigerate for at least two hours.
  • Serve with crackers or in tea sandwiches.
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