Apricots with Basil-Goat Cheese and Almonds

15 mins (prep 15)
6 ingredients
makes 40 hors d'oeuvres
Fresh goat cheese, deeply flavorful Blenheim apricots (tangier and sweeter than Turkish apricots) and stubby, rich Marcona almonds are worth using here, because in a recipe this simple, the flavors are really noticeable.

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  • 4 ounces fresh goat cheese such as laura chenel, at room temperature
  • about 2 tsp. milk
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil
  • 40 dried apricots, preferably blenheim*
  • 40 almonds, preferably marcona or marchini*
  • 2 teaspoons honey


Serving Size (1.4 g)
Servings 40
Amount per Serving
Calories 0.75 Calories from Fat 0.0
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.0g 0.0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0.0%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 0.01mg 0.02%
Total Carbohydrate 0.2g 2.71%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.08%
Sugars 0.2 g %
Protein 0.0g 0.06%
Vitamin A 0.0IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 0.01mg% Iron 0.0mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
fresh goat cheese, finely chopped fresh basil, dried apricots