Use hand food chopper to chop cranberries.
Chop green onion, jalapeño peppers and cilantro.
In a medium-sized bowl, combine the chopped cranberries, green onion, cilantro and jalapeños with the sugar, lemon juice and salt and stir gently until blended.
Cover with plastic wrap and place in refrigerator overnight.
Remove cranberry mixture from the fridget and stir. Strain out all the liquid.
Use a hand mixer to whip softened cream cheese smooth (about 2 minutes) and spread cream cheese over bottom of a pie plate or 9x9 dish.
Pour cranberry mixture on top of the cream cheese and serve with crackers (or refrigerate until ready to serve.)