Easy 5 ingredient party appetizer

Cream cheese rolled in crunchy pistachios, juicy cranberries and orange
zest served with buttery crackers. Does it get any better than that?! We don’t think so. This is the perfect (and easy) party appetizer which your guests will love. It’s an easy vegetarian and gluten free starter which can be paired with salty crackers. You could even lighten things up with light cream cheese to make it a little friendlier on the waist line. Read, the recipe below to prepare this for your weekend party.


• ⅓ c. shelled pistachios

• ½ c. dried cranberries 

• 200 gms. cream cheese

• 1 Tbsp orange zest

• ¼ tsp. salt

• Crackers for serving


1.Pulse the pistachios in a food processor until they are roughly chopped and set aside.

2. Roughly chop the cranberries for 60 seconds in the food processor. Set aside half the cranberries. Add th cream cheese, orange zest, and salt to the remaining cranberries. Process the mixture until smooth.

3. Roll the mixture into balls and cover in a combination of the chopped pistachios and cranberries. Serve with crackers. Serve with crackers and chips and we are sure it will have your guestsasking for more.

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