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Roasted Apple and Ricotta Bites

Roasted Apple and Ricotta Bites Recipe
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  • Crackers
  • 1 pkg (4 oz) Crunchmaster® Multi-Grain – Aged White Cheddar
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  • Produce
  • 2 red-skinned apples, cored and diced
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh thyme
  • Dairy
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • Oil & Vinegar
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Baking & Seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp table salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • Pinch chili flakes
  • 2 tsp Maldon salt
  • Condiment
  • 1/4 cup liquid honey, divided


Apple and cheddar make a perfect pairing for this easy vegetarian appetizer or snack. These bites are bright, balanced and sure to be hit for any occasion!

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Serves: 8 to 12

Preheat oven to 400F. Line baking sheet with foil or parchment paper.

In medium bowl, toss together apples, thyme, oil, table salt, pepper, chili flakes and 2 tbsp honey. Arrange on baking sheet.

Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until apples are tender and dark golden brown.

Spread ricotta evenly over crackers. Top evenly with roasted apples mixture, drizzle with remaining honey and garnish with Maldon salt.

Tip: To add a pop of color, garnish with additional fresh thyme or chopped fresh chives or parsley, if desired.

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