Easy holiday appetizer recipe that is ready in under 10 minutes. Baked Goat Cheese Bites are perfect for holiday entertaining!
This quick holiday appetizer recipe is ready in under 10 minutes! Using pre-made phyllo shells and seasonal ingredients, these goat cheese bites are so yummy!
Easy Holiday Appetizer Recipe
During the holidays, it’s usually a given that you will be either throwing a party or attending a festive get-together. These baked goat cheese bites are my favorite things to bring to a Christmas party!
This easy holiday appetizer recipe can be made ahead of time and sit at room temperature for up to 2 hours, assuming they aren’t devoured before then!
Topped with fresh pomegranate seeds, honey and thyme, the taste is delicious and bursting with flavor.
Christmas Appetizers Finger Foods
These easy holiday appetizers are made using pre-made phyllo cups. I love the easy prep involved in making these baked goat cheese bites.
And the phyllo cups are the perfect one-bite size. Talk about easy entertaining! Serve them with a stack of napkins for a no-fuss idea.
To prep this easy holiday appetizer, remove the phyllo cups from the package and place on a baking sheet.
Scoop one teaspoon of goat cheese in each cup and bake at 350 degrees for 3-5 minutes. This crisps up the phyllo for an incredible crunch and allows the goat cheese to soften just a bit.
Once out of the oven, top with a few pomegranate seeds, a drizzle of honey and a fresh sprig of thyme. Yum!
Quick Goat Cheese Bites
These baked goat cheese bites are low in calories and so easy to make. And the presentation is just beautiful. The red pomegranates and fresh thyme are perfect for the holidays!
You could also modify this recipe and adapt it for each season. These would be delicious with strawberry jam and fresh basil for the summer months! And what about apricot preserves and minced rosemary? So many possibilities!
Let me know if you try this easy holiday appetizer. It’s always a crowd pleaser!
Easy Holiday Appetizer
- 15 phyllo shells
- 3 tbsp pomegranate seeds
- fresh thyme
- 2 tbsp honey
- 3 ounces goat cheese
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Place phyllo shells on ungreased baking pan. Scoop 1 teaspoon of goat cheese into each shell. Bake for 3-5 minutes.
- Remove from oven and top each with about 5 pomegranate seeds, a drizzle of honey and some fresh thyme.
More Holiday Appetizer Ideas
And today I’m joining some of my blogging friends who are also sharing their Holiday Appetizer recipes with you! Just click on the links below the pictures to be taken to their full recipe.
Baked Brie, Fig, and Walnut Phyllo Cups at The Happy Housie Classic Cheese Ball Recipe at A Pretty Life Cheesy Butternut Squash Bites at Jenna Kate at Home Fresh Cranberry Salsa at We’re the Joneses
Easy Holiday Party Appetizer at a Rooms FOR Rent Baked Goat Cheese Bites at Modern Glam Smoked Turkey with Cranberry Orange Muffins at My 100 Year Old Home Caprese Salad Skewers at Cherished Bliss
Easy Cranberry Brie Tarts at The DIY Mommy Christmas Tree Charcuterie Board at Cassie Bustamante Carmelized Onion and Goat Cheese Tarts at Life is a Party Swiss Cheese Bacon and Beer Dip at Clean & Scentsible
Snowman White Cheese Ball at Tatertots and Jello 3 Ingredient Stuffed Mushrooms at My Sweet Savannah Easy Christmas Pinwheels Festive Holiday Appetizer at This is Our Bliss Festive Bacon Wrapped Chestnut Holiday Appetizer at Kim Power Style Red Pepper Jelly and Cream Cheese Appetizer at She Gave it a Go
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these are so adorable and festive and look delicious! and i just bought some pomegranates, so yay!
so easy and yummy!
These must be the prettiest appetizers I’ve ever seen! They sound delicious too!
Those are so pretty…almost too pretty to eat. I love that they are so easy to pull together. Thank you for sharing on the blog hop Ashley.
These sound delicious!!! And are so festive and pretty!!