SWEET POTATO GOAT CHEESE APPETIZER

  • June 4, 2019
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SWEET POTATO GOAT CHEESE APPETIZER

SWEET POTATO GOAT CHEESE APPETIZER

Sweet potato rounds with goat cheese are the perfect party appetizer! They beautiful and easy to make!

USEFUL TIPS FOR MAKING THIS SWEET POTATO CHEESE APPETIZER:

  • Cut the sweet potatoes ahead and keep in water until ready to use (just drain and blot)
  • You could also bake the sweet potatoes a day ahead and keep in refrigerator until ready to assemble (store in single layer or with wax paper in-between)
  • The goat cheese mixture could also be made a day ahead
  • If you aren’t a fan of goat cheese, substitute feta
  • Candied walnuts could be used in place of pecans

Kitchen items you might need: mandolin, cutting board & cookie baking sheet

INGREDIENTS

  • 3-4 medium sweet potatoes peeled and cut into 1/2″ slices
  • olive oil
  • sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 4 oz goat cheese
  • 1 tablespoon cream or half and half
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 cup chopped candied pecans
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried cranberries
  • honey for drizzling

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • Combine sugar and cinnamon and set aside
  • Brush each side of the rounds with olive oil and also sprinkle a bit of salt and the sugar cinnamon on each side
  • Place one side down on a heavy cookie sheet
  • Bake for 15 minutes; turn and baked for another 15 minutes
  • While baking, combine the goat cheese with the cream (or half and half) and honey with a mixer
  • When rounds are done, let cool a bit then add about a teaspoon of goat cheese mixture on each round, sprinkle with pecans and craisins
  • Drizzle with a bit honey and serve immediately

Enjoy!!!

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