Thursday, November 13, 2008
bake it: Thanksgiving Thyme & Cheese Appetizer
4 ounces cream cheese
small package of goat cheese
10 ounces grated Swiss cheese
2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
2 tablespoons vodka - optional
1/2 cup chopped fresh chives
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
salt to taste wax paper
Combine: In a large bowl combine softened cream cheese, goat cheese, pepper, salt, vodka and half of the thyme bland until smooth and creamy.
Mix: Add the swiss cheese and continue to mix. Place in the refrigerator for 3 hours.
Spread: Combine in a bowl the chives, remaining thyme and the walnuts. Place a piece of wax paper on your work surface and evenly spread the mixture onto the wax paper.
Roll & Chill: Roll the cheese mixture into 3 in balls (you should get about 3 balls) Roll each ball in thyme, walnut and chive mixture until the ball is top coated. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill until you are ready to serve.
Posted by Cathie Filian at 7:39 PM