Easy Blackberry Goat Cheese Bites

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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I love having company over, but unexpected visitors (or ones on short notice) can sometimes be stressful! What can I offer to drink and eat?  Making a quick snack for your guest(s) does not need to be a big ordeal. You will be surprised how many things you have in your pantry and refrigerator currently that will create a simple but elevated appetizer.  For me, I always have some sort of cracker, cheese, baking nut, fruit and honey on hand, making my go to snack for guests a breeze. This time around I happened to have some fresh blackberries along with my favorite of all the cheeses- goat cheese! Putting the two ingredients together on a cracker created delectable and easy blackberry goat cheese bites! I added chopped walnuts for some crunch and honey for a bit of sweetness. These babies turned out amazing!

 As far as drinks go, I always make sure I have a nice bottle of wine or two in the bar for sharing.  Robert Mondavi Private Selection Merlot has an elegant and bold flavor straight from the California Coast. This wine is great for any type of occasion and pairs perfectly with the goat cheese! You can find Robert Mondavi Private Selection at all retailers and with a new, bold look! Just look for the black label.  So sleek! 

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What are your favorite go to simple appetizer recipes? What kind of wines do you like to serve with them?

Check out the simple and easy recipe below!

Enjoy!
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Easy Blackberry Goat Cheese Bites
Yields 15
An easy appetizer to serve unexpected guests- savory and sweet with items you already have on hand!
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Prep Time
5 min
Total Time
5 min
Prep Time
5 min
Total Time
5 min
Ingredients
  1. 15 crackers (I like the large, round, whole wheat ones!)
  2. 2 oz goat cheese (leave out for about 10 mins before using)
  3. 15 fresh blackberries
  4. 2 Tbsp chopped walnuts
  5. 1 Tbsp honey
Instructions
  1. 1) With a knife, spread the softened goat cheese on the cracker
  2. 2) Sprinkle chopped walnuts on top of cheese
  3. 3) Top with whole blackberry (press down slightly if it tries to roll off)
  4. 4) Drizzle the honey over all crackers
  5. 5) Enjoy
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3 Comments

  • Reply Ashlee Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 11:05 am

    Yum! These little bites look delish!

    Ashlee | http://www.cobaltchronicles.com

    • Reply LaceAndGrace Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 4:10 pm

      Thank you Ashlee! They were pretty tasty!

  • Reply Ashlyn Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 10:01 am

    These look so yummy!! Love the photos!

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