Goat Cheese and Bacon Pops

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

Ingredients

4
oz (half of 8-oz package) cream cheese
1
package (4 oz) chèvre (goat) cheese
2
teaspoons dried basil leaves
16
paper lollipop sticks
1/3
cup chopped pecans
1/4
cup crumbled cooked bacon

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. In food processor, process cream cheese, chèvre cheese and 1 teaspoon of the basil until well beaten.
  • 2 Using small cookie scoop, shape mixture into balls; place on cookie sheet. Insert lollipop stick into each ball. Freeze 20 minutes.
  • 3 In food processor, process pecans, bacon and remaining 1 teaspoon basil with on/off pulses until finely ground. Roll cheese balls in bacon mixture. If needed, press mixture onto balls to stick.
  • 4 Serve immediately or refrigerate in covered container until serving time.

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Tips

Expert Tips

You can use cooked real bacon bits or pieces found in a jar at the supermarket for this recipe instead of cooking and crumbling slices of bacon.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
64.8
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6.1g
9%
Saturated Fat
2.8g
14%
Cholesterol
12.2mg
4%
Sodium
70.2mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
0.6g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
0.3g
Protein
2.2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
1.70%
2%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.