Sweet-'n'-Salty Honey Cheese Spread

Sweet-'n'-Salty Honey Cheese Spread Recipe
Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Jan Gautro
Transform a simple log of goat cheese into an impressive party appetizer by rolling the log of cheese in sunflower seeds and drizzling with honey.  Serve with fresh berries and crackers.


Makes 10 appetizer servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 197
Fat 12.6 g
Satfat 6.5 g
Monofat 2.7 g
Polyfat 2.7 g
Protein 8.4 g
Carbohydrate 14.4 g
Fiber 2.4 g
Cholesterol 24 mg
Iron 1.2 mg
Sodium 154 mg
Calcium 104 mg


1 (10.5-oz.) goat cheese log
1/2 cup roasted, salted sunflower seeds
1/3 cup honey
1 pt. fresh raspberries, blackberries, or blueberries
Garnish: fresh mint leaves
Assorted crackers


1. Press or roll goat cheese log in sunflower seeds, thoroughly covering cheese, including ends. Arrange cheese on a serving platter with any remaining sunflower seeds. Drizzle with honey. Sprinkle with berries. Garnish, if desired. Serve immediately with assorted crackers.

Note: Nutritional analysis includes raspberries.

Buffy Hargett, Birmingham, Alabama,

Southern Living

April 2009
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