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Holiday Entertaining: 3 Easy Cheese Appetizer Ideas

A sweet and tangy apple chutney recipe loaded with dried cranberries, pecans, and herbs.

  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 1 cup 1x


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  • a little olive oil
  • 2 cups diced apples (peeled or unpeeled)
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup pecan halves, broken into large pieces
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 24 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp. dried poultry seasoning (I make my own from equal parts rosemary, thyme, and sage)
  • 1/4 tsp. ground ginger
  • pinch salt


  1. Heat a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add a little olive oil and let it heat for a few seconds.
  2. Add the apples and cook, stirring frequently until they start to soften and release their juices. Add the pecans, cranberries, brown sugar, vinegar, poultry seasoning, ginger and pinch of salt.
  3. Cook, stirring frequently, until syrupy and thick. Cool to room temperature before serving.
  • Author: Lindsey Johnson
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Cuisine: American