Cranberry-Goat Cheese Canapés

Cranberry-Goat Cheese CanapésRecipe

Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas



Make Ahead: Stir together the cranberry mixture up to 3 days ahead of time. Assemble the canapés the day of your party.


Makes 36 pieces

Total time: 55 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 25 Minutes
Total: 55 Minutes


1 1/2 cups fresh cranberries, chopped
3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
3 tablespoons sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons minced fresh jalapeño pepper
3/4 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
1 (5.3-oz.) container spreadable goat cheese
Garnish: roasted, salted, and shelled pepitas (pumpkin seeds)


1. Stir together first 5 ingredients in a medium bowl. Let stand 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add salt and pepper to taste.

2. Spread each toast square with cheese, and top with a small spoonful of cranberry mixture.

Note: We tested with Chavrie Original Mild Goat Cheese.