Cheese with Cranberries
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This is one of my all time favorite appetizers. It’s easy to make ahead and seems to always be a crowd favorite.
8 oz. pkg cream cheese
1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
1 cup shredded white cheddar cheese
1 Tbsp chopped onion
1 cup cranberries, thawed if using frozen
1/4 cup sugar
3 Tbsp frozen apple juice concentrate, thawed
2 Tbsp red wine (optional)
Process cheeses and onion in a food processor until well blended. Spoon mixture into a 1 1/2 cup flat shallow dish lined with plastic food wrap. Cover and refrigerate. Cook cranberries, sugar and apple juice concentrate in a small saucepan over low heat, stirring often, until cranberries pop; continue cooking until mixture thickens slightly, about 3 min. Remove from heat. Stir in wine (if desired). Refrigerate until cooled. Remove cheese mix from refrigerator 20 min. before serving; invert on a serving plate; remove plastic. Top with cranberry mixture; serve with crackers.Cheese with Cranberries,