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Caramelized Onion and Goat Cheese Truffles

5 Feb

First things first: if you don’t like goat cheese you’re probably not going to like these. There. I said it. (You can substitute the cheeses so you do like it!)

Now, if you do like goat cheese, then you’re probably going to like these! I know truffles are traditionally sweet, but I thought little mini cheese ball ‘truffles’ would be cute to put out at a party with vegetables and crackers instead of one monstrous one. Plus, I really like toasted almonds and making smaller ones increases the cheese to nut ratio. Its weird that I think about stuff like that but I do. Creamy, crunchy, savory and slightly sweet, these truffles are sure to please goat cheese loving guests or family members alike.

[FYI–Goat cheese is becoming more and more common in grocery stores making it more affordable. I bought a small 4 ounce package of Chevre for $3. Almonds and nuts in general are pretty pricey too, so look for them to be available in the bulk foods section. Everything seems to be much Continue reading