Goat Cheese Truffles

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Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. plain goat cheese
  • 4 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup chopped pecans
  • ¼ cup chopped dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup minced mint leaves, or any other herb such as parsley or basil

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, mix the cheeses together until smooth and creamy with a spatula
  2. Place in refrigerator and allow to chill for 30 minutes
  3. In a small bowl, mix the pecans, cranberries and mint
  4. Scoop 1 tablespoon of the cheese mixture and make a ball (the ball will be sticky)
  5. Drop the ball into the bowl with the coating and gently roll the cheese ball around in the mixture until it is fully coated
  6. Place on a piece of wax paper and place in the refrigerator until ready to serve

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