Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Jan Gautro Photo by: Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Jan Gautro

Sweet-'n'-Salty Honey Cheese Spread

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.

Southern Living APRIL 2009

  • Yield: Makes 10 appetizer servings
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes


  • 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 197
  • Fat: 12.6g
  • Saturated fat: 6.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.7g
  • Protein: 8.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 14.4g
  • Fiber: 2.4g
  • Cholesterol: 24mg
  • Iron: 1.2mg
  • Sodium: 154mg
  • Calcium: 104mg

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