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toasted pecan goat cheese balls

(1 rating)
Recipe by
heidi tittle
prosser, WA

My friend Patti invited me for lunch one day many years ago and served these warm treats over a beautiful salad with fresh pear slices!!! It was divine!

(1 rating)
yield 4 -6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For toasted pecan goat cheese balls

  • 1
    log of fresh goat cheese (unseasoned)
  • finely chopped pecans
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon, ground
  • 1 pinch
  • vinegarette dressing of your choice or apricot/peach preserves and bread slices

How To Make toasted pecan goat cheese balls

  • 1
    Roll goat cheese into 1-inch balls and set aside
  • 2
    Toast your pecans in a frying pan on med-low heat with 1 tsp of butter and the cinnamon and nutmeg for a few minutes stirring frequently to avoid scorching your pecans
  • 3
    Let pecan mixture cool
  • 4
    Roll your goat cheese balls in the pecans to cover/coat completely
  • 5
    Put each covered goat cheese ball in a mini muffin tray and bake at 375 degrees for 10-15 minutes.
  • 6
    Serve the warmed goat cheese balls over a fresh bed of greens with thinly sliced pears or peaches if desired. A vinegrette dressing of your choice works well with this salad! This also makes a wonderful appetizer served with apricot or peach preserves and bread at your wine tasting party!