Festive Appetizer Spread

What You'll Need:

Festive Appetizer Spread
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 3 cups Fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1/2 cup Apricot preserves
  • 2 Tablespoons Lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup Slivered almonds Toasted
  • 1 (8 oz) package Cream cheese
  • Assorted crackers

In a saucepan over medium heat, bring water and sugar to a boil without stirring, boil for 5 minutes. Add cranberries; cook until berries pop and sauce is thickened, about 10 minutes. Remove from the heat. Cut apricots in the preserves into small pieces; add to cranberry mixture. Stir in lemon juice. Cool. Add almonds. Spoon over cream cheese; serve with crackers. Store leftovers in refrigerator.

Sauce may be also served as an accompaniment to poultry or pork.

Yield: About 3 cups