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Honey apricot goat cheese balls

Honey Apricot Goat Cheese Balls

Sweet goat cheese balls with notes of honey and apricot, perfect addition to any spread for the Holidays!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, Vegetarian
Keyword Honey Apricot Goat Cheese Balls
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 161kcal


  • 3 tbsp salted butter
  • 1/4 tsp dried thyme
  • 3 tbsp pecans chopped
  • 1 tbsp apricot jam
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 4 oz goat cheese


  • In a pan over medium heat, add thyme and butter, stirring continuously until melted. Remove from heat once melted.
  • Add the chopped pecans, apricot jam, brown sugar, and honey. Stir until combined. Cool completely.
  • While waiting for the mixture to cook, slice the goat cheese into six equal sections.
  • Roll each section into a ball and roll it in the cooled mixture until completely coated. Repeat until you have six balls.
  • Place into the refrigerator to set for at least an hour.
  • Add toothpicks or pretzel sticks to each ball (if desired), serve with crackers.


*Nutrition facts are calculated automatically, therefore are only estimates. 


Calories: 161kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 122mg | Potassium: 21mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 370IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1mg