These delicious and elegant goat cheese appetizers are perfect for a holiday party or to snack on before a big holiday dinner. With so many unique and flavorful things to choose from no matter what you make everyone will be asking for more!
Whether you are hosting your own holiday gathering or just bringing a dish to pass these decadent goat cheese appetizers will impress everyone. So be sure to make enough because they'll be gone before you know it!
Goat Cheese in Irish Cooking
Ireland boasts some of the best green pastures on the planet and goat farms are found all over the island.
Not only Irish cows produce some of the best milk in the world, but Irish goats are also renowned for the quality of their milk. Irish goat cheese is internationally recognized.
You can learn all about the different types of Irish Farmhouse cheeses from the Irish Food Board known as Bord Bia (pronounced bored bee-ah).
Goat cheese frequently features on Irish restaurant menus and is used extensively for creating delicious appetizers.
If you ever visit Ireland do give Irish goat cheese a try. I especially love the St. Tola brand of goat cheese. It's creamy, luscious, ever so tasty and a perfect appetizer ingredient.
Made in County Clare, it truly is a taste of Ireland.
And so, to celebrate the amzing flavors and textures of goat cheese, and especially Irish goat cheese, I thought I would share a wonderful round up of goat cheese appetizers.
In Ireland goat cheese is often paired with beetroot for a delicious salad, but these appetizers use goat cheese in innovative and scrumptious ways. I hope you enjoy them.
This collection features some amazing recipes from my fellow food bloggers, who have generously shared their recipes with the Irish American Mom Community.
These Fried Goat Cheese Balls are coated in Crispy onions and drizzled with honey. Must I say more? Sweet, salty, and a little spicy.
Best part is they are cooked in the air fryer, which makes for a super easy clean up. These little bites of heaven are extremely addicting. The cayenne pepper really adds a nice kick!
These Goat Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms with Pine Nuts are a great Thanksgiving appetizer or anytime appetizer that you can make the day before!
Make in advance appetizers are always a great time saver on the day of an important get together.
Raspberry Goat Cheese Bites are sweet and savory appetizers made with crescent rolls, pesto goat cheese, raspberry jam, and fresh raspberries.
They're an impressive and easy finger food!
Honey Goat Cheese Crostini made with crunchy toasted bread and spread with creamy goat cheese, sticky honey, toasted walnuts, and sweet ruby red pomegranate arils.
A perfect balance of salty, sweet, and tangy, everyone loves this easy 15-minute appetizer!
Inspired by a favorite holiday appetizer, this goat cheese log with bacon date jam provides the same satisfaction as bacon-wrapped dates stuffed with goat cheese but is so much easier.
It comes together in just 20-minutes and is naturally gluten-free.
Guests will love this Bruschetta recipe with goat cheese. Drizzle with a Balsamic reduction sauce.
A gorgeous appetizer.
These goat cheese balls only have six ingredients, are quick and easy to make, and are a great Christmas or New Year’s Eve appetizer.
They’re naturally gluten-free and grain-free and can be made nut-free, as well.
Four ingredients are all that you need to make these Bacon Wrapped Dates that are stuffed with goat cheese and almonds.
These stuffed dates are Spanish tapas so easy to make, and they’re filled to the brim with flavor!
Pesto Goat Cheese is an easy dish that tastes amazing when drizzled with decadent raspberry sauce.
This truly is an impressive holiday appetizer.
Prosciutto-Wrapped Figs with Goat Cheese is a sweet and savory fall appetizer bursting with flavor.
Each fig is stuffed with goat cheese, wrapped with prosciutto, and topped with rosemary, honey, and flaky finishing salt.
Whether you want elegant finger foods for New Year’s Eve or the holidays, or something light for casual entertaining, these puff pastry bites are easy and so delicious!
Puff pastry makes these appetizers easy to make, but ever so delicious.
If you are looking for an easy, make-ahead appetizer, these Apricot and Goat Cheese Bites are perfect.
This is a simple, elegant and delicious canape which is suitable for any party or ideal for the festive season. They taste fantastic and they are so easy to make.
Spiced Cheese Log prepared with goat cheese and peppercorn varieties.
Makes a lovely holiday party appetizer!
Creamy and full of flavour. These mushrooms will melt in your mouth.
This recipe serves double-duty as an easy appetizer or a succulent side dish.
This asparagus and goat cheese pizza is a perfect appetizer.
Easy to make and bursting with flavor.
A big thank you to all the food bloggers who graciously submitted their recipes for this appetizer feature.
I hope you find a recipe that will be perfect for your next party or gathering, whether it be for the holidays or for any other special occasion.
Thank for following my recipes and ramblings.
Slán agus beannacht,
(Goodbye and blessings)