Cranberry dip with cream cheese in a pie plate next to crackers

Cranberry Dip

Cranberry Dip recipe with fresh cranberries, sugar, pineapple preserves, and cream cheese.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword cranberry dip recipe, cranberry dip with cream cheese recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Chill 2 hours
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 331 kcal
Author Paul Miller


  • 12 oz fresh cranberries rinsed and dried
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup pineapple preserves
  • 8 oz cream cheese room temperature
  • buttery crackers


  1. In a 2 quart baking dish, stir together cranberries and sugar.

  2. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

  3. Remove cover and stir to be sure cranberries have popped and released their juices.

  4. Add pineapple preserve and stir until well combined.

  5. Allow to cool to room temperature and place in an airtight container in the refrigerator overnight.

  6. Spread cream cheese over bottom of a pie plate or 8×8 baking dish.

  7. Spoon cranberry mixture over cream cheese and spread out evenly.

  8. Serve with crackers.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Cranberry Dip
Amount Per Serving
Calories 331 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 105mg 4%
Potassium 107mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 60g 20%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 48g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 8.1%
Vitamin C 11.4%
Calcium 4%
Iron 2.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.