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Warm Walnut Goat Cheese Bites

Warm Walnut Goat Cheese Bites. Goat cheese mixed with honey and spices, rolled in crushed walnuts, and baked until warm! 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: walnut goat cheese bites, warm goat cheese bites
Servings: 9 bites
Calories: 163kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 (8 oz) log goat cheese keep chilled in fridge
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon honey
  • 1 large egg whisked
  • 1 cup California walnuts finely crushed into crumbs using a food processor

Instructions

  • Line a large plate with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl, stir together goat cheese, spices, and honey.
  • Taste and re-season, if necessary. Set aside.
  • In another small bowl, whisk egg. Set aside.
  • In a final small bowl, place finely crushed walnuts.
  • Using a medium cookie scoop, scoop goat cheese.
  • Roll in whisked egg, then in walnuts.
  • Place onto prepared plate.
  • Repeat with remaining goat cheese.
  • Place plate in freezer for 2 hours.

If Saving for Later

  • After the 2 hours, place bites in ziplock baggie and keep in freezer until ready to use.

If Baking Now

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F and line a baking sheet with a silicone mat.
  • Place frozen bites onto prepared baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes. *They will spread a little bit, that’s ok!*
  • Remove from oven and let sit on baking sheet for 5 minutes.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature with crackers, bread, etc!

Notes

This recipe could EASILY be doubled, tripled, etc. to serve more people!

Nutrition

Serving: 1"bite" | Calories: 163kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 165mg | Potassium: 71mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 285IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 1mg