Turkey and cranberries make this appetizer perfect for holiday entertaining.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Double Cranberry Crostini

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Directions

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  • Prepare Cranberry-Ginger Chutney; let cool. Preheat oven to 375 degree F. Place dried cranberries in a small bowl with enough boiling water to cover; cover and let stand 15 minutes. Drain well. In a medium mixing bowl beat cream cheese until smooth. Beat in drained cranberries, pecans, ginger, and lime juice; set aside.

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  • Slice baguette diagonally into 1/2-inch slices. Place on a large baking sheet (use two sheets if necessary to fit all the slices in one layer). Bake for 6 to 8 minutes or until edges just start to brown. Cool slightly. Cut smoked turkey into about 30 pieces to fit on bread slices. Spread bread with cranberry-cheese mixture. Top each with a piece of turkey. Dollop with Cranberry-Ginger Chutney.

Nutrition Facts (Double Cranberry Crostini)

107 calories; 3 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 1 g monounsaturated fat; 8 mg cholesterol; 150 mg sodium. 96 mg potassium; 18 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 3 g protein; 146 IU vitamin a; 1 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 24 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 20 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

Cranberry-Ginger Chutney

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Directions

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  • In a medium saucepan combine cranberries, brown sugar, dried apricots, raisins, ginger, cranberry juice, cardamom, and cayenne pepper. Cook and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Cook, uncovered, for 3 to 4 minutes or until cranberries pop, stirring occasionally. Transfer to a medium bowl; let stand about 1 hour or until completely cool. Store, covered, in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

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12/14/2013
Served this at book club and it was a huge hit! Delicious.
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10/30/2016
I won a cooking contest at work with this recipe for Best Appetizer.