Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Cherry Chèvre Cheese Log

From Kristi's Kitchen

Featured on Beyond Organic's Facebook page this week


8 oz. organic cream cheese, softened
4oz. chèvre (goat cheese), room temperature
2 tbsp. organic cream
1/2 tsp garlic powder
6-8 sweet cherries, pitted and diced
2 green onions, chopped
2 slices, organic turkey bacon; crisped, drained and crumbled
3/4 c. chopped pecans, toasted
2 tbsp, dried parsley
sea salt


-Stir cream cheese, goat cheese and cream together until well combined
-Season with garlic powder
-Fold cherries, green onion, turkey bacon into cream cheese mixture
-Mold mixture into a log
-Wrap in parchment and place in refrigerator for 30 minutes 
-Unwrap and coat in toasted pecans and parsley
-Sprinkle with salt and pepper
-Cover and place back in the refrigerator until ready to serve
-Garnish the plate with a bit more parsley and serve with WASA crackers or almond crackers

This will become your "go-to" appetizer -makes a perfect cheese coarse!

Happy Eating!


  1. Kristi,
    What kind of cherries exactly? Fresh, candied, dried? Thanks! It sounds delish!

  2. Hey -
    Sorry for the delay in responding to you...I use either fresh or frozen and it turns out fabulous! Thanks for asking