Honey, Apricot, and Almond Goat Cheese Spread

INGREDIENTS

  • 8 oz goat cheese or cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup lightly salted almonds
  • 4-5 dried apricots (chopped)
  • 2-3 tsp fresh chopped parsley or basil
  • 1/4-1/2 cup apricot preserves
  • honey for drizzling

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Remove goat cheese from protective packaging and soften to room temperature.
  2. Spread fresh preserves on a cheese tray or serving platter.
  3. Place your almonds in a bag or between two sheets of paper towel and crush using a blunt object, like a glass olive oil bottle.
  4. Next chop your apricots and mix together with the almonds and parsley.
  5. Roll your goat cheese in the mixture, pressing gently to coat.
  6. Set the goat cheese log atop the preserves and surround with crackers and fresh fruit.
  7. Finish it off with a hearty drizzle of honey and you're good to go!