Goat Cheese with Pistachios & Cranberries

Simple, easy, festive and fun, Goat Cheese with Pistachios & Cranberries is the perfect appetizer or snack for your next holiday gathering.

Goat Cheese with Pistachios & Cranberries

Creamy goat cheese, crunchy and salty pistachios and sweet and tart cranberries come together beautifully in this pretty Goat Cheese with Pistachios & Cranberries.

The red, white and green colors make it perfect for the holidays, or anytime you need a quick, yet festive and delicious appetizer, hors d’oeuvre or snack.

Goat Cheese with Pistachios & Cranberries


I came across this Goat Cheese with Pistachios & Cranberries at Real Simple, and knew I had to make it. Goat cheese is one of my favorite cheeses and I love pistachios.

Luckily, some of my neighbors were having a wine and cheese party this past weekend and I had the perfect excuse to make it. It was so easy to put together and is such a delicious combination of flavors.

Goat Cheese with Pistachios & Cranberries

Goat Cheese with Pistachios & Cranberries is a great appetizer for a cocktail or dinner party. It would also look beautiful on a buffet for a holiday open house or potluck.

This pretty Goat Cheese with Pistachios & Cranberries is also a wonderful snack for a lazy Sunday afternoon curled up with family and friends by the fireplace.

Goat Cheese with Pistachios & Cranberries

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 12 servings

Goat Cheese with Pistachios & Cranberries

Simple, easy, festive and fun, Goat Cheese with Pistachios & Cranberries is the perfect appetizer or snack for your next holiday gathering.

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons roasted pistachios, shelled and chopped
  • 4 tablespoons dried cranberries, chopped
  • 1 (10 oz) goat cheese log
  • crackers for serving

Instructions

  1. On a large plate or cutting board, combine chopped pistachios and dried cranberries.
  2. Roll the goat cheese log in the pistachio cranberry mixture, gently pressing mixture into cheese, until all sides are coated.
  3. Serve immediately with crackers for spreading. Or, wrap goat cheese log in saran wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve.
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Adapted from Real Simple.
 
Simple, easy, festive and fun, Goat Cheese with Pistachios & Cranberries is the perfect appetizer or snack for your next holiday gathering.
This recipe is featured at:
Foodie Fridays
Let’s Get Real
See Ya in the Gumbo

46 comments

  1. Nicky @ Little Family Adventure says:

    This looks delicious Joy. I’m beginning to think I need to come live in your kitchen. 🙂 Thanks so much for sharing this at the Let’s Get Real Link Party. You will be my featured blogger again this week. With an appetizer this good, it was an easy choice. The party will go live on Thursday at 5pm EST. I’d love for you to join our FB group too at https://www.facebook.com/groups/604083256377973/
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  2. Robyn says:

    What a great recipe, Joy, and so festive! I love easy, quick and healthy – you can’t beat it. I definitely will add this to my table of apps for my Open House. Happy to find your blog. I’m a new follower. Thanks for your kind words 🙂

  3. Michelle says:

    This does look very festive! I love goat cheese to begin with, and the idea of pairing it with dried fruit sounds wonderful. Thank you for sharing with See Ya in the Gumbo this week!

  4. Heidy@The McCallumsShamrockPatch says:

    Thank you for joining us on #PureBlogLove Link party for recipes and DIY crafts! I love reading about your adventures in cooking and look forward to seeing you again this week at 8 pm EST Thursday -Sunday night midnight to celebrate yet another fun week !
    Besos
    Heidy

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