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Cranberry Pecan Goat Cheese Roll

This appetizer could not be more simple, seasonal or delicious. The mixture of flavors is sublime with the sweet cranberries, tangy goat cheese, crunchy nuts and touch of salt. Keep the ingredients on hand and whip it up whenever unexpected company pops by. Perfect with crackers, flat bread and sliced fruit (apples and pear in particular!).
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword cranberry goat cheese roll, cranberry pecan goat cheese roll
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 (Makes one 3 1/2-inch by 1-inch diameter cheese log)
Calories 337 kcal
Author Toni Dash

Ingredients

  • 1 4- ounce log goat cheese
  • ΒΌ cup dried sweetened cranberries , finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons pecans , finely chopped
  • Pinch of salt

Instructions

  1. Allow goat cheese to sit at room temperature for 15 minutes. Add cranberries, pecans and salt into a small bowl; stir to fully combine.
  2. Lay a piece of plastic wrap or wax paper on a countertop (large enough to wrap fully around the goat cheese). Place cranberries, pecans and salt on the plastic wrap in the center in a wide strip to allow rolling the goat cheese.
  3. Roll goat cheese in the mixture to fully cover. Wrap and refrigerate until serving.
Nutrition Facts
Cranberry Pecan Goat Cheese Roll
Amount Per Serving
Calories 337 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25g 38%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 261mg 11%
Potassium 79mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 11g
Protein 14g 28%
Vitamin A 14.6%
Calcium 11%
Iron 9.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.