Bacon-Wrapped Goat Cheese-Stuffed Apricots

Treat your guests with these cheese-stuffed apricots that are wrapped with bacon - a crispy appetizer.

  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 36

Ingredients

1
cup crumbled chèvre (goat) cheese (4 oz)
18
slices bacon, cut in half crosswise
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
36
dried apricots
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. In medium bowl, place goat cheese; set aside.
  • 2 In 12-inch skillet, partially cook bacon in batches over medium heat 6 minutes or until brown but not crisp. Drain on paper towels. Reserve 2 tablespoons drippings in skillet. Cook walnuts in reserved bacon drippings over medium heat 2 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until lightly toasted. Add walnuts and drippings to goat cheese; mix well.
  • 3 Cut slit in each apricot. Spoon about 1 heaping teaspoonful goat cheese mixture into each apricot. Wrap 1 piece of bacon around each apricot; secure with toothpick. Place in ungreased 17x12-inch half-sheet pan.
  • 4 Bake 10 minutes or until bacon is crisp. Serve warm.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Servings
    Calories
    67
    ,
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4g
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Sodium
    105mg
    105%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    5g
    5%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Fruit; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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