Vegetarian Appetizer, serves 4, 150 calories/serving, 10 minutes
4 oz. cream cheese
2 oz. goat cheese
1 cup bread crumbs
1x 7.6 oz. HerbNZest Saffron-Fennel Pumpkin Butter
2 long celery sticks
Fresh parsley for garnish (optional)
Sauce suggestion: Spicy Pumpkin Dip
Mix cream cheese, goat cheese, bread crumbs, and ¾ jar of HerbNZest Saffron-Fennel Pumpkin Butter. Use a tablespoon of the mixture and round out into small balls using your hands.
Cut celery sticks in 3-inch-long pieces. Then cut each piece into long skinny sticks about 1/4 inch in thickness. Poke celery stick into the top of the ball. Makes 12-16 cheese balls.
Display suggestion: Serve cheese balls on a plate with parsley garnish and spicy pumpkin dip in a small bowl on the side.
- Deboleena Dutta