If you’re looking for an easy snack to feed your guests while you finish up with last-minute holiday preparations, this cranberry goat cheese appetizer is IT.

Made with seasonal fresh fruit — or a can of preserves if you’re in need of a quick win — this beautiful fruit and cheese spread is as pretty as it is tasty.


Fresh Cranberries Granulated Sugar Cinnamon Stick Orange Goat Cheese

Step 1: Make Cranberry Sauce

Simmer cranberries, orange zest, spices, water, and sugar until the cranberries burst and the sauce thickens, about 15-20 minutes.

Step 2: Stir

Stir occasionally to prevent scorching. Remove from heat, strain the cranberries and set aside to cool.

Step 3: Mix Cranberry Goat Cheese

Mix Cranberry Goat Cheese with room-temperature cranberry sauce until well combined.

Step 4: Swipe On Crackers

Pat yourself on the shoulder for a job well done.

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