Goat Cheese in a Cranberry-Pecan Crust

Goat Cheese in a Cranberry-Pecan Crust

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From: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 1996

Rolling goat cheese in dried cranberries and pecans makes a festive hors d'oeuvre. Serve with crackers and a glass of port.

Ingredients 6 servings

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  • ¼ cup dried cranberries, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped pecans
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 4-ounce log soft goat cheese


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  1. Lay a piece of plastic wrap on a work surface. Combine cranberries, pecans and salt in a small bowl. Dump the mix onto the plastic wrap and form it into a small rectangle on the plastic wrap. Roll goat cheese in the cranberry mixture to completely coat.
  • Make Ahead Tip: Wrap tightly in plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 3 days.

Nutrition information

  • Per serving: 81 calories; 6 g fat(3 g sat); 0 g fiber; 4 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 3 mcg folate; 9 mg cholesterol; 3 g sugars; 197 IU vitamin A; 0 mg vitamin C; 28 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 111 mg sodium; 14 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 1 medium-fat meat

Reviews 1

January 17, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
I used toasted pecans for this recipe and served it during the winter holidays. It was a hit! Festive and tasty. I will definitely make it again.
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