Food Friday: Easy, Pretty, Special Recipe for Festive Appetizer Spread

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I’ve made this easy recipe many times.
Simple, yet Special! And very pretty on your table!

Festive Appetizer Spread
Yield:  about 3 cups
1 cup water
1 cup sugar
1 pkg (12 oz) fresh or frozen cranberries
1/2 cup apricot preserves
2 Tbsp lemon juice
1/3 cup slivered almonds; toasted
1 pkg (8 oz) cream cheese
Assorted crackers

In a saucepan over medium heat, bring water and sugar to a boil wihout 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 the refrigerator.  Editor’s note:  the sauce may also be served as an accompaniment to poultry or pork.
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4 Replies to “Food Friday: Easy, Pretty, Special Recipe for Festive Appetizer Spread”

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