This Jalapeño Cranberry Dip is sweet with the right amount of spicy and is infused with Lime and Cilantro essential oils. Lime essential oil gives this recipe a sweet, citrus flavor while Cilantro adds a fresh, herbal flavor. Both oils compliment the cranberries and jalepeño peppers to make for a delicious, healthy treat.
1 12 ounce bag fresh cranberries
1 bunch cilantro, chopped
1 toothpick Cilantro oil
1–2 jalapeño peppers, seeded and minced
2 limes, juiced
1 toothpick Lime oil
¾ cup white sugar (or sweetener of choice)
8 ounces cream cheese
- Combine cranberries, cilantro, Cilantro oil, and jalapeño peppers in a food processor. Chop but do not purèe.
- Spoon chopped cranberry mixture into a bowl and add lime juice, Lime oil, and sugar. Stir.
- Cover and refrigerate at least three hours (overnight is best).
- Serve over a block of cream cheese with wheat crackers or tortilla chips.