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Sweet-'n'-Salty Honey Cheese Spread

Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Jan Gautro
Prep time 10 mins
Yield Makes 10 appetizer servings
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.


  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

  2. Note: Nutritional analysis includes raspberries.