Spiced Cranberry Chutney Crackers

Enjoy this sweet-sour fruit-and-spice chutney with cheese layered crackers - perfect recipe for delicious appetizers.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 4 hr 50 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 35

Ingredients

1
teaspoon oil
1/4
cup finely chopped onion
1
cup whole berry cranberry sauce (from 16-oz. can)
2
tablespoons cider vinegar
1
teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4
teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Dash hot pepper sauce
3/4
cup (about 6 ounces) fat-free or light cream cheese spread (from 8-oz. container)
35
water crackers
  • 1 Heat oil in small saucepan over medium-low heat until hot. Add onion; cook 3 to 4 minutes or until softened, stirring frequently.
  • 2 Add cranberry sauce, vinegar, pumpkin pie spice, thyme, pepper and hot pepper sauce; mix well. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook 10 to 12 minutes or until thickened and reduced slightly, stirring frequently. Cool 20 minutes. Cover; refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • 3 Just before serving, spread about 1 teaspoon cream cheese spread on each cracker. Top each with about 1 1/2 teaspoons cranberry mixture. If desired, garnish each with fresh thyme.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
    Calories
    30
    (
    Calories from Fat
    0),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    0g
    0%
    (Saturated Fat
    0g,
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    50mg
    50%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    6g
    6%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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