Last Minute Appetizer Ideas for Christmas and New Years Eve: Fresh Goats Cheese GRAPES Balls

Yum. So good with a glass of white wine! This simple, elegant appetizer is perfect for a last-minute New Year’s Eve get-together. Fresh goat cheese, nuts and honey add contrasting flavors and texture in one exquisite bite.

 

INGREDIENTS LIST FOR THE GOAT CHEESE GRAPE BALLS

  • A bunch of your favorite grapes (red, green or seedless)
  • 1lb (450g) of soft goat cheese
  • 1/3 cup of shelled hazelnuts + 1/3 cup shelled pistachios
  • A jar of liquid honey

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DIRECTIONS

1. Wash grapes and pat them dry. Chop hazelnuts and pistachios or crush them in a blender.
2. Next, roll the grapes between your palms in goat cheese pieces. Make sure to cover each individual grape well in the cheese.
3. Then spread gently a dash of honey on each goat-cheese-covered-grape and roll them individually in chopped hazelnuts or pistachios. Slice in half or leave them whole. Refrigerate until serving or eat them straight away with toothpicks.