Rating: 4 stars
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Low in carbs and fat--yet full of flavor--this blue cheese recipe is ideal to serve at your next cocktail party or potluck. Dried apricots replace crostini to offer natural sweetness while candied walnuts lend satisfying crunch to this easy cheese appetizer.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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Recipe Summary

25 mins
16 appetizers


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

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

  • 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

33 calories; fat 2g; cholesterol 5mg; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 3g; mono fat 1g; poly fat 0.4g; insoluble fiber 0.3g; sugars 2g; protein 1g; vitamin a 194.4IU; niacin equivalents 0.2mg; folate 4mcg; vitamin b12 0.1mcg; sodium 24mg; potassium 52mg; calcium 10.1mg; iron 0.2mg.