Festive Appetizer Spread
by Mary Miller, New Lisbon
|1 cup water
1 cup sugar
1 pkg. (12 oz.) cranberries
1/2 cup apricot preserves
|2 Tbsp. lemon juice
1/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted
8 oz. cream cheese
Cook cranberries and sugar in water about
10 minutes, until all berries pop. Cut apricots into small
pieces and add to cranberries. Stir in lemon juice. Cool.
Add almonds. Spoon over cream cheese. Serve with crackers.