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Goat Cheese Bites with Pistachios
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Goat Cheese Bites with Pistachios

A creamy blend of goat cheese, cream cheese, honey, and cinnamon in flaky phyllo shells topped with chopped pistachios
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Keyword: goat cheese bites, phyllo bites
Servings: 6
Calories: 113kcal
Author: Shelby Kinnaird (Diabetic Foodie)

Ingredients

  • 1 (1.9 ounce) box frozen mini phyllo shells about 12
  • 2 ounces goat cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup whipped cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • pinch cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 3 tablespoons pistachios chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Place frozen phyllo shells on a baking sheet. Bake for about 3 minutes or until crisp. Cool.
  • In a food processor, combine goat cheese, cream cheese, lemon zest, cinnamon, and honey. Blend until smooth, scraping the sides at least once.
  • Pipe or spoon the cheese mixture into the phyllo shells and top with pistachios.

Notes

I like to use Moxy Kitchen's Spicy Cinnamon Mix for a little something extra.

Nutrition

Serving: 2shells | Calories: 113kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 124mg | Potassium: 44mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 250IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 0.4mg | Net carbs: 7g