Zesty Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip

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Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours! I am thankful for all of my blog followers! I’m so blessed to have so many wonderful supporters! May you enjoy this day of thanks with those closest to you! I thought I would share an unusual Thanksgiving dish with you. This dip would be a great day after Thanksgiving dish to use up the rest of those cranberries. I made mine today as an appetizer. Zesty, tart and sweet, a party for your palette!

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Zesty Cream Cheese Cranberry Dip

What you need;
8oz cream cheese, softened
1 lime
1 tsp ground cumin
1 cup of cranberry sauce (homemade recipe below)
3 green onions, diced
Crackers

How to make;
Mix cream cheese, juice of one lime and 1 tsp of cumin together until blended well. Spread the cream cheese mixture along the bottom of a shallow serving dish. Spread the cranberry sauce evenly over the cream cheese. Top with diced scallions. Chill for at least one hour. Serve with crackers. Enjoy!

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Recipe for Cranberry Sauce

What you need:
18 oz fresh cranberries (1 1/2 bags)
2 medium size oranges
3/4 c sugar
1/4 c honey
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp salt

How to make;
Rinse cranberries and put into a saucepan over medium heat. Add the zest and juice of two medium sized oranges to the pan. Stir in the sugar, honey, cinnamon and salt. Simmer over medium-low heat, stirring often, for about 15 minutes until a jelly like sauce has formed. Cool to room temperature and then refrigerate before serving.

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I decided to start a blog because I am a natural “sharer”. I love to share ideas, recipes, thoughts and opinions with everyone I know. I am a working mother with two busy toddlers. I enjoy finding ways to save money and be thrifty. I’m a coupon clipper, sale shopper and DIY enthusiast. I love to cook, decorate, craft and try new things. I'm a Pinterest addict! I love to make homemade gifts and I make and sell Infinity Scarves in my Etsy Store. I recently started a new business, I partnered with two world renowned Doctor's to help people achieve the best skin of their life. I’m just a regular gal who enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, cooking, decorating, crafting, helping people and trying new things. I hope you enjoy my blog and maybe pick up a few tips or learn something new. You never know when “simple” can turn into “something”.

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