December 5, 2008

Goat Cheese With Pesto and Sundried Tomato Christmas Appetizer

GOAT CHEESE WITH PESTO AND SUNDRIED TOMATO CHRISTMAS APPETIZER
8 oz. block of cream cheese, softened
4 oz. log of goat cheese
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tsp. chopped fresh oregano (or 1 tsp. dried)
1/8 tsp. freshly ground pepper
1/4 c. prepared basil pesto
1/4 c. sun dried tomatoes in oil, drained and chopped

Process first five ingredients in a food processor until smooth. Spread 1/3 of cheese mixture in bottom of a medium (2-3 cup) bowl that has been lined with plastic wrap. Top with pesto. Spread second 1/3 of cheese mixture over pesto. Sprinkle with sun dried tomatoes. Top with last 1/3 of cheese mixture. Cover and chill 8 hours or overnight. To serve: Remove top wrap and invert on a plate. Carefully remove plastic wrap. Serve with toasted baguette slices.

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