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.

Jim Romanoff
Source: EatingWell Magazine, Fall 2003




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Instructions Checklist
  • 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.



Make Ahead Tip: The kisses will keep, covered, in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.

Nutrition Facts

27 calories; protein 1.5g; carbohydrates 0.9g; dietary fiber 0.2g; sugars 0.6g; fat 2g; saturated fat 1.1g; cholesterol 3.3mg; vitamin a iu 126.6IU; vitamin c 0.1mg; folate 1.9mcg; calcium 11.5mg; iron 0.2mg; magnesium 2.6mg; potassium 23.2mg; sodium 32.5mg.

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Rating: 5 stars
Perfect simple appetizer I'd use good goat cheese and I used pistachios. Ended up chopping them a little smaller as I went along. They looked perfect and I served them with great raisin crackers from Trader Joes and they were a huge hit. Pros: Easy quick can make ahead Cons: a little messy to make Read More
Rating: 4 stars
Center substitution I used pistachios and substituted a small chopped piece of red bell pepper in the center instead of the dried apricot. Delish! Pros: Fast easy to make easy to eat Read More