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Once the weather starts to get a chill, our brains switch from tomatoes to sweet potatoes and from peaches to apples and cranberries. Looking to entertain? Here are all the best fall appetizers! Browse the list below to make an incredible spread. Recipes include seasonal ideas with autumnal ingredients like cranberries, apples, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, as well as appetizer favorites like spinach artichoke dip and stuffed mushrooms. Let the party begin!

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Cranberry Goat Cheese

20 Fall Appetizers: Cranberry Goat Cheese & More!


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  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x

Description

Cranberry goat cheese is an fall easy appetizer! The flavors of pistachio, rosemary and honey make a simple spread for crackers or crostini.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 10 ounce goat cheese log
  • ½ cup finely chopped dried sweetened cranberries (aka craisins)
  • ¼ cup finely chopped pistachios
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh rosemary
  • ¼ teaspoon salt, plus a sprinkle for serving
  • 2 tablespoons honey, for serving

Instructions

  1. Allow the goat cheese to come to room temperature, which is important because it makes it easy to spread. (Leave it at room temperature for 1 hour or speed up the process, place it on a plate and microwave for about 10 seconds on one side, then 5 on the other.).
  2. Place the chopped cranberries, pistachios, rosemary and salt on a plate and mix to combine. Roll the goat cheese in the mixture and use your hands to coat each side, re-forming it as necessary so that every surface is covered (even the bottom). Sprinkle a bit of salt on the top.
  3. Place the log on a plate and drizzle generously with honey. Serve immediately with crackers or crostini.
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: No Cook
  • Cuisine: Appetizer
  • Diet: Vegetarian

About the authors

Sonja & Alex

Hi, we’re Alex and Sonja Overhiser, married cookbook authors, food bloggers, and recipe developers. We founded A Couple Cooks to share fresh, seasonal recipes and the joy of cooking! Our recipes are made by two real people and work every time.

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  1. Sonja Overhiser says:

    Let us know if you have any questions!