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Cranberry Goat Cheese Dip

Jane Davidson | Typically Jane
This amazing tangy, creamy and slightly sweet dip will be a hit at any Thanksgiving gathering or party any time of year.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 8


  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 3 sprigs fresh rosemary stripped
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 heaping cups fresh cranberries
  • 8 oz goat cheese
  • 8 oz cream cheese


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Place slivered almonds on a baking sheet in a single layer and bake approximately 5 minutes, until beginning to toast. Reserve.
  • In a bowl, strip rosemary. Mix together honey and balsamic with rosemary. Fold in cranberries, careful not to break them, coating them in mixture.
  • Set aside half of the almonds.
  • Hand roll together the goat cheese and cream cheese until combined. Work in the remaining almonds. Form cheese and almonds into a ball. Place in the center of a baking dish.
  • Pour cranberry mixture around the cheese ball.
  • Sprinkle the set aside almonds.
  • Bake for approximately 30 minutes, until hot and bubbling.
  • Serve hot with crostini.