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Goat Cheese Prosciutto Cups Appetizer

Looking for a delicious appetizer to serve at your holiday parties and gatherings? This prosciutto cups with goat cheese appetizers are always a hit with my guests.  These elegant appetizers look a lot more complicated than they actually are. The trick is to use to prosciutto that is sliced thin enough to manipulate, but not so thin that it will fall apart as you work with it.  We hope that you will love this Goat Cheese Prosciutto Cups Appetizer!

Tip: If possible, have your prosciutto sliced by your grocery store’s meat department instead of in the ready-sliced packages.Goat Cheese Prosciutto Cups Pin 2

Servings: 24 appetizers
Total Prep Time:
30 minutes


Ingredients:

12 slices thinly sliced prosciutto
4 oz. goat cheese (softened)
4 oz. ricotta cheese
3 T. heavy cream
2 T. fresh thyme (leaves only)
1/3 c. pistachios, chopped

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Directions:

Step 1:
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Step 2:
Cut prosciutto slices in half lengthwise to create 24 long, thin strips.

Step 3:
Spray a 24-cup mini-muffin tin with non-cook cooking spray. Take one thin strip of prosciutto and place is across an empty cup, with the middle of the strip over the mid-point of the cup.

Step 4:
Press the center of the prosciutto strip into the bottom of the cup. Carefully fold and wrap one end of the prosciutto around one interior side of the cup until it overlaps the prosciutto on the opposite side. Repeat with the opposite side of the prosciutto so that the exposed muffin cup is covered to form a “cup.”

Repeat this process with the remaining 23 muffin cups.

Step 5:
Place the muffin tin in preheated oven and bake for 9-10 minutes. Keep an eye on them while they bake so they don’t overcook. The edges of the prosciutto will start to brown when ready.

Step 6:
Remove pan from oven and cool for a couple of minutes before transferring each prosciutto cup to paper towels to remove excess grease. Flip each prosciutto cup after several minutes. Once all excess oil has been removed, transfer prosciutto cups to a large plate.

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Whipped Goat Cheese Filling

Step 1:
In a small glass bowl, combine goat cheese, ricotta cheese, heavy cream, and thyme leaves. Stir or whisk until thoroughly combined.

Step 2:
Once prosciutto cups are cool to the touch, transfer cheese mixture to a plastic sandwich bag. Cut a small tip off one corner and pipe cheese mixture into each prosciutto cup. Top each cheese-filled prosciutto cup with chopped pistachios.

Step 3:
Transfer the prosciutto cups with goat cheese appetizers to a serving platter and serve immediately.

Why not try this Goat Cheese Prosciutto Cups Appetizer recipe at your next holiday gathering?  Your guests will love them!

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