By Julie Hartigan of Cooking w Julie

Apple Harvest Bites with imported Blue Cheese, Walnuts, & Pomegranate

Serves 16

Celebrate the flavors of fall in these bright, beautiful party apps! Crisp juicy apples are topped with a deliciously savory, creamy spread featuring imported Blue Cheese paired with toasted walnuts and pretty garnishes. The perfect way to enjoy your apple picking haul too!

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Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword apple harvest bites with imported blue cheese, walnuts and pomegranate, imported blue cheese, fall appetizer, holiday appetizer

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup whipped cream cheese at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup crumbled imported Blue Cheese at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped celery
  • 2 TB chopped toasted walnuts additional for garnish
  • 2 TB minced shallot
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • 3 TB pomegranate seeds
  • Chopped chives and black pepper for garnish
  • 4 small Honeycrisp or Granny Smith Apples sliced 1/4” thick into 16 slices, seeds removed

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, mix together cheeses, celery, walnuts, shallots, and maple syrup in a small bowl. Season to taste with a pinch of salt and pepper. Arrange apple slices on platter and top each with ~1TB cheese mixture. Garnish with additional walnuts, pomegranate seeds, chives, and black pepper.
  2. Tip: If you’ll be making these ahead for a party, brush the tops of your apple slices with a bit of lemon juice to avoid browning.