- 4 ounces soft goat cheese
3 tablespoons shelled, salted pistachios, toasted and coarsely chopped
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh chives, plus more for garnish
Freshly ground pepper
8 plump, soft dried dates, pitted and halved lengthwise
- In a small bowl, combine cheese, 2 tablespoons pistachios, and 1 tablespoon chives until smooth. Season with pepper.
- Arrange dates, cut side up, on a platter. Using a resealable plastic bag with 1 inch cut off of one corner, pipe goat-cheese mixture onto each date half to cover, or simply spread with a butter knife.
- Garnish dates with remaining pistachios and more chives.
Makes 16, serves 8.
- Appetizers, Finger Foods
- North American