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Blue Cheese-Apricot Bites

Makes: 16 servings
Serving size: 1 appetizer Yield: 16 appetizers
Start to Finish 25 mins
Blue Cheese-Apricot Bites
Ingredients
  • 2  teaspoons  butter
  • 2  tablespoons  finely chopped walnuts
  • 2  teaspoons  sugar
  • 1/2  teaspoon  snipped fresh rosemary or 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, finely crushed
  • 1/4  cup  crumbled Gorgonzola, Roquefort, or other blue cheese (1 ounce)
  • 1  ounce  cream cheese
  • 16  dried apricots
  •  Snipped fresh rosemary (optional)
Directions

1. In a small skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add walnuts and sugar; cook and stir for 2 to 3 minutes or until walnuts are lightly toasted. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary; cook and stir for 30 seconds more. Transfer nuts to a foil-lined baking sheet; cool.

2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine Gorgonzola cheese and cream cheese. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth.

3. Spoon about 3/4 teaspoon of the cheese mixture on top of each dried apricot. Sprinkle with nuts. If desired, garnish with additional fresh rosemary.

Nutrition Facts (Blue Cheese-Apricot Bites)
  • Servings Per Recipe 16,
  • cal. (kcal) 33,
  • Fat, total (g) 2,
  • chol. (mg) 5,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • carb. (g) 3,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 1,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0,
  • fiber (g) 0,
  • sugar (g) 2,
  • pro. (g) 1,
  • vit. A (IU) 194,
  • vit. C (mg) 0,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 0,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 4,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 24,
  • Potassium (mg) 52,
  • calcium (mg) 10,
  • iron (mg) 0,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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