Elegant Cheese Grape Cluster

Elegant Cheese Grape Cluster

Gussy up grapes with toasted almonds and a snappy blend of cheeses, cleverly coating each juicy fruit.

Prep Time

1:05

Hr:Mins

Total Time

2:05

Hrs:Mins

Makes

48

appetizers

1 1/2
cups (8 oz.) slivered almonds
1
(8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
2
oz. Gorgonzola cheese or other blue cheese, crumbled (1/2 cup)
3
tablespoons chopped fresh chives or parsley
48
small red seedless grapes (about 9 oz.)
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Place almonds in single layer in shallow baking pan with sides. Bake at 350°F. for 8 to 12 minutes or until golden brown, stirring once. Remove from pan; cool about 5 minutes. Finely chop almonds.
  2. In medium bowl, combine cream cheese, Gorgonzola cheese and chives; mix well. Wrap about 1 teaspoon cheese mixture around each grape to cover; roll in chopped almonds. Place in single layer in 13x9-inch pan. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour or up to 8 hours before serving.
  3. To serve, if desired, arrange on serving platter in shape of grape cluster; garnish with parsley or grape leaves.
Makes 48 appetizers

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Appetizer)
  • Calories 50
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 30mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 2g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 1g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.