Baked Feta Appetizer by Champagne and Sugarplums
Summer Long Weekends

Baked Feta Cheese Appetizer

For summer long weekends, feta is the ultimate cheese. It conjures images of the Greek Islands and sun baked terraces over looking the sea. Bake some with honey and dates and you’ve got an easy appetizer, the perfect combination of sweet and salty. Finish this baked feta cheese appetizer with some pita chips and your guests are sure to be impressed. Hosting a long weekend BBQ? Try adding our Perfectly Peach Moscato to the menu, it’s a fabulous cocktail for hot summer days.

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Ingredients:
  • 8 oz block of Feta Cheese
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 3 tbsp Honey
  • 6 Pitted Dates
  • 1/4 cup Pecan pieces
  • Black Pepper
  • Pita Chips
Various ingredients in pinch cups on a white counter by Champagne and Sugarplums

First, preheat oven to 400 degrees

Olive oil and feta cheese on a white counter by Champagne and Sugarplums

Set the feta into a baking dish and then drizzle the olive oil over the cheese and then place in the oven for 8 minutes.

Dates and feta cheese on a white counter by Champagne and Sugarplums

Remove the cheese the oven and then set the oven to broil. Halve the dates and then arrange them around the feta in the dish.

Adding honey to an appetizer by Champagne and Sugarplums

Drizzle the honey over the feta.

Adding dates to Feta Cheese Appetizer by Champagne and Sugarplums

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Adding pecans to Feta Cheese Appetizer by Champagne and Sugarplums

After that, sprinkle the pecans around the dish. Place back into the oven and broil the feta for 5 minutes, watch closely so it doesn’t burn.

Adding black pepper to Feta Cheese Appetizer by Champagne and Sugarplums

Finally, garnish with the black pepper, serve warm and don’t forget the pita chips!!

Feta Cheese Appetizer on a white counter by Champagne and Sugarplums

Feta Cheese Appetizer on a white counter by Champagne and Sugarplums

Hope you and your guests enjoy our feta cheese appetizer, happy cooking! Looking for another delicious recipe? Certainly try our Bubbly Maple Apple Cocktail, another cocktail that’s perfect for entertaining!

Baked Feta Appetizer by Champagne and Sugarplums

Baked Mediterranean Inspired Feta Cheese Appetizer

Champagne and Sugarplums
For summer long weekends, feta is the ultimate cheese. It conjures images of the Greek Islands and sun baked terraces over looking the sea. Bake some with honey and dates and you’ve got an easy appetizer, the perfect combination of sweet and salty.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Briol Time 5 mins
Total Time 23 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 6
Calories 252 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 8 oz block of feta cheese
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 6 dates pitted
  • 1/4 cup pecan pieces
  • 1 pinch black pepper to taste
  • pita chips

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Place feta in a baking dish and drizzle with the olive oil. Set in the oven for 8 minutes.
  • Remove feta from the oven and set it to broil.
  • Half the dates and arrange them around the cheese in the dish.
  • Drizzle the honey over top and sprinkle the pecans into the dish.
  • Broil the feta for about 5 minutes (keep an eye on it so it doesn’t burn).
  • Garnish with black pepper to preference and serve hot with some pita chips.
Keyword appetizer, baked, cheese, feta
Happy Long Weekend from Champagne and Sugarplums