Fig and Whipped Goat Cheese Phyllo Cups with Toasted Pistachios
Appetizers & Small Plates, Desserts
Date: November 16, 2015
  • 2 packs Athens mini Fillo shells
  • 1/2 cup goat cheese, room temperature
  • 1/8 cup half and half
  • 1/8 cup cream cheese
  • 1 basket figs, quartered
  • ½ cup pistachios, toasted and roughly chopped
  • honey
  • salt
Preparation Steps:
  1. Bake phyllo shells at 350 degrees for a few minutes until they start to turn golden brown (maybe 5 minutes). Set aside to cool.
  2. In a bowl or stand mixer whip goat cheese for a few minutes and add half and half and cream cheese. Continue to whip until it’s smooth. Season with salt to taste
  3. To assemble, place a small spoonful of whipped goat cheese in each phyllo cup. Top with a few fig pieces, small drizzle of honey and several pistachios.

Makes 24

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