Vanilla Chai Pastry Dessert Cups

Vanilla Chai Pastry Dessert Cups

Starting with frozen pastry cups makes this recipe a breeze.  It's delicious, and you can get creative with combinations to accent the notes of the Vanilla Chai Chèvre!

Ingredients:

 

  • Vanilla Chai Chèvre, 7 ounces
  • 1 package frozen pastry cups
  • 1 pomegranate
  • 2 oz. chocolate sauce or melted dark chocolate
  • 6 oz candied walnuts
  • 1 small package raspberries
  • 1 small package figs
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 leaves fresh mint

Instructions:

 

Snip the corner of the chèvre package, and using it like a pastry bag, squirt a dollop into each pastry cup.  Bake at 350F for 15 minutes, then accent and customize pastry cups with fruit, nuts, cinnamon and chocolate.

Vanilla Chai Chèvre High Tea Sandwiches

Vanilla Chai Chèvre High Tea Sandwiches

These simple tea sandwiches will wow your guests!  

 

Ingredients:

 

  • Vanilla Chai Chèvre, 7 ounces 
  • 3 slices white bread
  • 1 mango
  • 3 kiwis
  • 1 papaya
  • 1 bar dark chocolate, optional

Instructions:

 

Spread chèvre evenly on bread.  Slice all fresh fruit to uniform thickness of 1/2 inch, then arrange fruit on top of bread.  Remove crusts and cut into triangles.  Top with melted chocolate if desired. 

Vanilla Chai Chèvre Toast

Vanilla Chai Chèvre Toast

Who needs avocado toast when you can add the protein of fresh Vanilla Chai Chèvre to your morning ritual!  Up your toast game!  


Ingredients:

  • Vanilla Chai Chèvre, 7 ounces
  • 2 slices hearty breakfast bread
  • 1/2 anjou pear, very thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 dash cinnamon
  • 6 mandarin orange segments
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 dark plum, cut into thin wedges
  • 2 key limes, very thinly sliced
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Instructions:

 

Toast bread, and top wth chèvre, then with fresh fruits, seeds, sauces and honey, customizing as desired.

Roasted Pear Pinwheel

Roasted Pear Pinwheel

This gorgeous dish can be served as an appetizer or a dessert.  So simple, so delicious!

Ingredients:

  • Vanilla Chai Chèvre (7 oz)
  • 3 firm red pears (Red Anjou and Red Bartlett both work well)
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

 

Instructions:


Thinly slice pears and arrange in a spiral.  Spoon the chèvre into the center of spiral and top the entire platter with walnuts and honey.   Back at 375F for 10 minutes.

 

Vanilla Chai Brownies

Vanilla Chai Brownies

Easy, from-scratch goat cheese brownies.  Delicious and decadent, Chai it today!

Ingredients:

  • Vanilla Chai chèvre (7 oz)
  • 4 cups sugar
  • 1 cup cocoa
  • 8 eggs
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Instructions:

Mix 2 cups sugar, 1/2 cup cocoa, 4 eggs and 1 teaspoon vanilla; gradually add 1 1/2 cups flour and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. When that is mixed, blend in 1 cup butter. Spread in a 9x13 inch pan.  Spread chèvre across the top of the first layer in a grid pattern.  Repeat brownie recipe and pour on top of the chèvre layer.   Bake at 350°F for 50-60 minutes.

Vanilla Chai Chèvre Apple Rings

Vanilla Chai Chèvre Apple Rings

Try this healthy dessert, a wonderful seasonal treat!

Ingredients:

 

  • Vanilla Chai Chevre, 7 ounces
  • 1 Granny Smith apple
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup pecans
  • 1/4 cup turbanado sugar

Instructions:

Core the apple and slice into 1” thick rings.  Fill the middle of each apple ring with chevre, then top with nuts, dried fruit and sugar.  Bake at 350 F for 15 minutes.  

Vanilla Chai Chèvre Truffles

Vanilla Chai Chèvre Truffles

These chèvre truffles are deceptively easy to make, and will delight your family and friends!

Ingredients:

 

  • Vanilla Chai Chèvre (7 oz)
  • 2 bars dark chocolate
  • 6 oz crushed walnuts
  • 2 oz coconut flakes
  • 1 dash Pink Himalayan Sea Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
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Instructions:

Finely chop chocolate.  Melt in microwave for 15 seconds, then stir.  Repeat until chocolate is fully melted.  Roll chèvre into 12 1” balls.  Roll or drudge chèvre balls in dry ingredients, then place on parchment paper.  Drop chèvre balls into melted chocolate, then let them harden on parchment paper.  Customize by topping with any of the ingredients listed above, including the sea salt.