Recipes and Cooking Nutty Gorgonzola Apple Rings Be the first to rate & review! By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on September 16, 2019 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Prep Time: 25 mins Bake Time: 10 mins Total Time: 25 mins Servings: 12 Yield: 12 to 16 rings Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 tart green and/or red apples Juice from half of a lemon (about 2 tablespoons) ½ 8 ounce container whipped cream cheese 2 tablespoon dark honey, such as buckwheat honey ¼ cup crumbled Gorgonzola or other blue cheese (1 ounce) 1 recipe Spicy Candied Walnuts or 1/2 cup purchased candied nuts, chopped Spicy Candied Walnuts 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla dash salt dash crushed red pepper Directions Core the apples with an apple corer, making sure to remove all of the seeds. Cut apples horizontally into fairly thin rings and brush both sides of rings with lemon juice; set aside. In a small bowl stir together cream cheese and honey. Spoon cream cheese mixture into a small resealable plastic bag; seal bag. Snip off a corner of the bag. Pipe cream cheese mixture onto apple rings. Sprinkle with Gorgonzola cheese and Spicy Candied Walnuts. Serve immediately or cover and chill for up to 2 hours. Spicy Candied Walnuts Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a 9x9x2-inch baking pan with foil or parchment paper; set aside. In a small bowl stir together the coarsely chopped walnuts, packed brown sugar, vanilla, salt and crushed red pepper. Spread nut mixture in prepared pan. Bake about 10 minutes or until nuts are toasted, stirring twice. Cool. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 133 Calories 10g Fat 10g Carbs 3g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 12 Calories 133 % Daily Value * Total Fat 10g 13% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 11mg 4% Sodium 93mg 4% Total Carbohydrate 10g 4% Total Sugars 8g Protein 3g Vitamin C 3mg 15% Calcium 30.3mg 2% Iron 0.4mg 2% Potassium 101mg 2% Folate, total 12.1mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.