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Goat Cheese Kisses

Fall 2003, The Essential EatingWell Cookbook (2004)

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Each of these bite-size savory treats has a bit of dried fruit tucked inside for a slightly sweet surprise. They make wonderful holiday gifts as well as elegant little hors d'oeuvres.


Goat Cheese Kisses Recipe

Makes: About 2 dozen pieces

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Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons hazelnuts, or pistachios (3/4 ounce), finely chopped
  • 6 ounces creamy goat cheese
  • 6 dried apricots, or dried figs, each cut into quarters

Preparation

  1. Line a plate or small tray with wax paper. Place nuts in a shallow dish. Scoop a heaping 1/2 teaspoon goat cheese and press a piece of dried apricot (or fig) into the center. Wrap the cheese around the dried fruit to form a ball. Roll the ball in the chopped nuts to create a crust; set on the plate or tray. Repeat with remaining goat cheese, dried fruit and nuts.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 4 days.

Nutrition

Per piece: 28 calories; 2 g fat (1 g sat, 1 g mono); 3 mg cholesterol; 1 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 1 g protein; 0 g fiber; 26 mg sodium; 23 mg potassium.

Exchanges: 1/2 fat


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