Herbed Goat Cheese with Bacon Jam Recipe

Try this super easy to make Herbed Goat Cheese with Bacon Jam beggars purse recipe. These little gems are so easy to make and so good.

 

Herbed goat cheese and crispy bacon jam

Herbed Goat Cheese and Crispy Bacon Jam Bites

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 24 purses
Calories: 75 kcal
Author: Kelly D

Herbed Goat Cheese and Crispy Bacon Jam Bites are just about the perfect little bite.  

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Ingredients

  • 2 T salted butter
  • 1 egg beaten with 1 T of water
  • 12 oz herbed goat cheese cut into 24 pieces and kept very cold
  • 2 T bacon jam
  • 24 wonton wrappers large
  • Parchment paper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Melt butter and set aside.
  3. Whisk egg with 1 T of water until smooth
  4. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  5. Place 24 wonton wrapper on the parchment paper
  6. Lightly brush wonton wrappers with melted butter.
  7. Place a piece of goat cheese  in the center of the wonton wrapper

  8. Top goat cheese with a fig jam

To Make the Purse

  1. Fold corners diagonally to the center, pinching together the opposite corners
  2. Hold the pouch in the palm of one hand, gently twist the top of the pouch to seal.
  3. Brush each purse with butter
  4. Brush each purse with egg-wash
  5. Place on a parchment-lined sheet pan. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until the purses are golden brown
  6. Serve warm

Recipe Notes

 

*Place goat cheese in the freezer 30 minutes prior to cutting.  This will make it a little firmer and make it easier to work with.

These can be made a day in advance and stored tightly covered in the refrigerator.  Just pop them in the oven just before serving and cook for about 10 minutes.  Serve warm.

 

Nutrition Facts
Herbed Goat Cheese and Crispy Bacon Jam Bites
Amount Per Serving
Calories 75 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 114mg 5%
Potassium 14mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 4g 1%
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 3.7%
Calcium 2.4%
Iron 3.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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