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Goat Cheese Kisses

No recipe image available.This tasty appetizer (or snack) is as quick and easy a 1-2-3! Simply form the goat cheese around a piece of dried apricot or fig into a ball and roll in finely chopped pistachios.

Recipe Ingredients:

3 tablespoons shelled pistachios, finely chopped
6 ounces creamy goat cheese
6 dried apricots or dried figs, each cut into quarters

Cooking Directions:

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

Makes 2 dozen (24) pieces.

Nutrititional Information Per Serving (1/24 of recipe): Calories 28, Fat 2g, Saturated Fat 1g, Monounsaturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 3mg, Sodium 26mg, Potassium 23mg, Carbohydrates 1g, Dietary Fiber 0g, Protein 1g

Recipe provided courtesy of EatingWell; through ECES, Inc., Electronic Color Editorial Services.