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Cranberry salsa over cream cheese on a white plate with green trim.

Cranberry Salsa Dip

Course: Appetizers
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cranberry Salsa
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 180 kcal
Author: Michelle De La Cerda
Cranberry Salsa Dip ~ Take that left over cranberry sauce, homemade or canned, and turn it into a dip that's perfect for any game day nosh


  • cups cranberry sauce
  • 1 jalapeño seeded, deveined, and diced (leave seeds if you like it HOT)
  • 5 green onions diced
  • 3 tbsp fresh cilantro chopped
  • ¼ tsp cumin
  • 1 clove garlic
  • onion powder
  • tsp salt +/-, to taste
  • tsp pepper +/-, to taste
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened


  1. Add all the ingredients except for the cream cheese to a blender, pulse or blend until smooth.

  2. Allow to chill for one hour to overnight.

  3. Spread cream cheese on a platter or such.

  4. Pour chilled salsa over cream cheese.

  5. Serve with crackers and/or chips.

  6. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

This is a very mild salsa. To amp up the spice, add 2 to 3 more jalapeños or even a habanero.  

Nutrition Facts
Cranberry Salsa Dip
Amount Per Serving
Calories 180 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 31mg10%
Sodium 144mg6%
Potassium 73mg2%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 21g23%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 507IU10%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 35mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.