Whether store-bought or homemade, cranberry sauce usually makes an appearance at Thanksgiving Day meals. When the party is over, that leftover cranberry sauce can be given new life in the form of a dip. Try blending cranberry sauce with butter for a tangy spread perfect for breads or bran muffins [source: Gates]. Another cranberry sauce dip is perfect with crackers or on a bagel. Simply blend chopped walnuts, cream cheese and cranberry sauce together [source: Gates]. You can also add other spices such as nutmeg or cinnamon for a different taste. For a sweet dip, mix the cranberry sauce with a whipped topping and cream cheese [source: Kraft Foods]. This dip is perfect to go with a fruit plate.