Great with crackers or it can be served as an accompaniment to poultry or pork.
PreparationIn a saucepan over medium heat, bring water and sugar to a boil without stirring. Boil for 5 minutes. Add cranberries; cook until berries pop and sauce is thickened, about 10 minutes.
Remove from the heat. Cut apricots in the preserves into small pieces; add to cranberry mixture. Stir in lemon juice. Cool. Add almonds. Spoon over cream cheese; serve with crackers.