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Easy Baked Goat Cheese and Honey Appetizer

Baked Goat Cheese is a near effortless crowd pleasing appetizer.

easy baked goat cheese appetizer recipe

Just before Thanksgiving one of our lake neighbors and I were discussing our favorite holiday appetizers. I expressed my love for baked brie, which she had never tried when she mentioned it sounded much like one of her favorite recipes – Baked Goat Cheese and Honey.

goat cheese and honey appetizer recipe

I’ve always loved a whipped goat cheese drizzle with honey and thyme, so I was intrigued. Plus, I look for every opportunity to wrap cheese in puff pastry. It’s a glorious combination that holds the cheese together making it presentable, but adds a buttery flavor and nice flaky texture to cheese.

baked goat cheese and honey appetizer

This easy baked goat cheese appetizer takes just 5 minutes hands on time and presents well with an array of fruits and crackers.

how to make baked goat cheese and honey appetizer

It’s so easy that I decided to whip up a little video, too.

baked goat cheese recipe

goat cheese and honey

Baked Goat Cheese

Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 20 mins Total Time 25 mins
Serves 12


  • 1 sheet puff pastry, thawed according to instructions
  • 1 11 oz goat cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp water
  • honey {to taste}


Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Roll thawed pastry on a floured surface.

Place goat cheese in the center of the puff pastry and fold it over to cover cheese, trimming excess, tucking and pinching dough to seal.

Beat egg and water in a small dish. Brush pastry with the mixture to coat all sides.

Bake 20 minutes or until golden and drizzle with honey. Allow to stand 10 minutes before serving.

Recipe Notes

4.8 rating
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7 comments on “Easy Baked Goat Cheese and Honey Appetizer”

  1. Sounds delicious, but where does the honey come in?

  2. This sounds amazing Julie. Can’t wait to make it this week! Your blog looks great by the way, love the redesign!

  3. I simply love goat cheese, so I already know I’ll love this too. Can’t wait to try it myself!

  4. I have to try this. Looks amazing.

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