Apricot, Pecan & Honey Goat Cheese Ball | a2 Milk® USA Recipes
Apricot, Pecan & Honey Goat Cheese Ball | a2 Milk® USA Recipes

Apricot, Pecan, & Honey Goat Cheese Ball

Difficulty: Easy

Preparation: 10 mins

Cooking time: N/A

Servings: 8

 

Ingredients

  • ½ cup Dried apricots, chopped
  • ½ cup Pecan halves, toasted
  • 1 – 5 oz. log Plain goat cheese, room temperature
  • 1 Tbsp. Honey
  • Pinch Kosher salt

Nutritional Information

Per serving
Calories 150
Protein 6g
Total fat 11g
Saturated 5g
Carbohydrate 9g
Sugars 7g
Dietary Fiber 1
Sodium 75mg
Calcium 168mg
Iron 1mg

Directions

  1. Place the dried apricots and pecan halves in the bowl of a food processor, and pulse until they are finely chopped.
  2. Mix ½ of the chopped apricot/pecan mixture into the softened goat cheese.
  3. Add honey and salt, and mix well. Set the other half of the chopped fruit and nuts aside.
  4. Pat the goat cheese and fruit/nuts into a ball, and refrigerate for at least 2 hours until firm.
  5. Transfer the goat cheese to a sheet of parchment paper, and gently roll it into a ball.
  6. Coat the cheese ball with the remaining chopped apricot/nut mixture.
  7. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Recipe courtesy of


Anne Danahy | Craving something healthy

I’m Anne, and I’m a Scottsdale, AZ-based registered dietitian and nutrition communications consultant who specializes in women’s health and healthy aging. I’m hooked on cold brewed coffee, and I’m equally happy with dessert or a creative salad. Come visit my kitchen and let’s make something delicious today!

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