Holiday Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip

Ingredients

  • 2 packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 container cranberry relish
  • 1 large Granny Smith apple, chopped
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 fresh orange, squeezed
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 fresh jalapeño, seeded and minced (leave in seeds if you want some kick)
  • assorted crackers and pita chips

Instructions

  1. On an oversized piece of plastic wrap, place cream cheese in the center and make into the shape of a Christmas tree.
  2. Chill for 2-3 hours.
  3. Using an oversized platter set the cream cheese tree in the center.
  4. In a large bowl, combine cranberry relish, apple, red onion, cilantro, orange juice, sugar, salt and jalapeño.
  5. Toss until well combined.
  6. Pour over the top of the cream cheese tree.
  7. Serve with pita chips and crackers.