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Cheese/Grape Appetizers

These small bites are well worth the time they take. Serve them as part of an antipasto platter or as a cheese course alongside your favorite wine. —Eleanor Grofvert, Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Total Time
    Prep: 35 min. Bake: 10 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    about 5 dozen

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces sliced almonds (about 1 cup)
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 ounces crumbled blue cheese, room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream, room temperature
  • Appetizer skewers or toothpicks
  • 1 to 1-1/4 pounds seedless red or green grapes, rinsed and patted dry

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 275°. Pulse almonds in a food processor until finely chopped (do not overprocess). Spread in a 15x10x1-in. pan; bake until golden brown, 6-9 minutes, stirring occasionally. Transfer to a shallow bowl; cool slightly.
  • In another bowl, mix cream cheese, blue cheese, parsley and cream until blended. Insert a skewer into each grape. Roll grapes in cheese mixture, then in almonds; place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Refrigerate, covered, until serving.
Nutrition Facts
5 each: 146 calories, 11g fat (6g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 124mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.
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