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Bacon-Wrapped Goat Cheese-Stuffed Apricots

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Bacon-Wrapped Goat Cheese-Stuffed Apricots
  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Ingredients 4
  • Servings 36
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Treat your guests with these cheese-stuffed apricots that are wrapped with bacon - a crispy appetizer.
Updated Jan 17, 2012

Ingredients

  • 1 cup crumbled chèvre (goat) cheese (4 oz)
  • 18 slices bacon, cut in half crosswise
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 36 dried apricots

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Partially cook the bacon slices so they’ll be pliable and easy to wrap around the stuffed apricots, and then they’ll turn out crisp after baking.

Nutrition Information

67 Calories, 4g Total Fat, 3g Protein, 5g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

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