WebMD Recipe from EatingWell.com
Total Time: 35 mins
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.
- 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
- Step 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.
Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 4 days.
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