This Baked Goat Cheese Dip or Spread is creamy, tangy, savory and pairs with sweet or savory foods. It is one ingredient and takes about 8 minutes to whip up for your family or guests.
This baked goat cheese dip is one ingredient, goat cheese! But you can pair it with so many different varieties of foods/flavors. Let your imagination get wild with this easy recipe.
Why Make This Baked Goat Cheese Dip?
Well, as mentioned, it is super easy. It involves one main ingredient and takes about 8 minutes to whip up. You can pair it with sweet items such as ice cream and peaches, figs and honey or go the savory route and pair with eggs, by adding some olive tapenade instead of figs!
This is a crowd pleaser. With the minimal ingredients it won't leave you felling heavy like whipped feta. This baked goat cheese dip or spread is less rich but equally as flavorful.
What's In This Baked Goat Cheese Dip?
Goat Chèvre. You can find this at all grocery stores in the specialty cheese area. This is the ONLY ingredient you will need to make the dip or spread. But I prefer to pair it with the above ingredients.
Fresh Figs. Any color will work. They taste amazing with this recipe. You can use any mix ins you would prefer with this recipe! See recipe notes for more flavor ideas.
Fresh Bakery Bread. I like italian or sourdough. The baked goat cheese spreads so nicely on toasted bread.
Honey. Totally optional here but it tastes great.
How To Make Baked Goat Cheese
This is too simple. You take the goat cheese chèvre, place it in an oiled ramekin and bake on broil low for about 8 minutes or less. Keep a close eye on it. Once the top starts to brown and get a nice crust, pull it out. In the meantime, slice your figs and toast your bread.
Once the goat cheese is baked, gently stir it a bit and spread it over the toast. Add fresh figs and honey and enjoy right away.
Tips and FAQ's.
No problem, you can use peaches or plums instead. You can also eat the spread on its own on toasted bread.
Yes! You can use any flavor you'd like for this. You can also add in any mix ins of choice. Figs, apricots, honey, fresh herbs, olive tapenade, sun dried tomatoes and other combinations work great with this baked goat cheese. Read recipe notes to get measurements.
Crackers will be the best for dipping.
Other Recipes To Try.
Baked Goat Cheese Dip
- 1 4 oz log of goat chèvre
Optional Pairing With The Dip/Spread
- 4 slices of toasted bread *
- 2 tbsp honey *
- 8 fresh figs *read notes for other flavor combinations
- Take the goat cheese chèvre, place it in an oiled ramekin about 4 inch in size. gently press on it so it is even on the bottom of the container. and bake on broil low for about 8 minutes or less. Keep a close eye on it. Once the top starts to brown and get a nice crust, pull it out. In the meantime, slice your figs and toast your bread.
- Once the goat cheese is baked, gently stir it a bit and spread it over the toast. Add fresh figs and honey and enjoy right away.