Save Recipe Print
Cream Cheese Log with Sweet-and-Spicy Cranberry Relish
Total:
2 hr 30 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
2 hr 30 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Cranberry Relish:
Cream Cheese Log:

Directions

For the cranberry relish: Pulse the jalapeno in a food processor until finely chopped. Add the cranberries; pulse until finely chopped (but not ground). Transfer to a bowl and stir in the sugar, scallions, orange zest and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.

For the cream cheese log: In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, shredded cheese, lime zest and 1/4 teaspoon salt with a wooden spoon or spatula until well blended. Mix in the cilantro. Spoon onto a large piece of plastic wrap and form into an even 1-inch-diameter log. Refrigerate until firm, at least 2 hours or overnight.

Right before serving, unwrap the log and transfer it to a serving plate. Drain the cranberry mixture well, then carefully spoon a thick layer of it onto the cheese log, pressing all over to cover. Clean any spills from the serving plate and serve immediately with crackers or toasted bread.

Best of Food Network 6 Videos

Get the Recipe

Giant Crunchy Taco Wrap 00:35

This Mexican fast-food favorite is big enough to share!

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Cream Cheese Frosting

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Cream Cheese Wontons

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Gooey Cinnamon Buns with Thick Cream Cheese Icing

Recipe courtesy of Nancy Fuller

Buffalo Chicken Cheese Balls

Recipe courtesy of Aaron McCargo Jr.

Whipped Cream

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Cheese Fondue

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Browse Reviews By Keyword