Cranberry Pepper Goat Cheese Bagel - TheSweetNerd

Cranberry Pepper Goat Cheese Bagel

By TheSweetNerd  ,

October 4, 2016

  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins

Ingredients

Fruit Sauce

2 1/2 cups fresh (or frozen 8 oz. bag, thawed) cranberries

1 cup dry red wine

1 cup sugar

1 8 oz. bag frozen cherries

Goat Cheese Spread

1/2 pound chilled fresh goat cheese

3/4 cup heavy cream

3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar

1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Bagels, for toasting

Directions

Fruit Sauce

1Bring cranberries, wine, sugar, and kumquats to a boil in a medium saucepan, reduce heat and simmer, stirring often, until cranberries burst and release juices, approx. 15-20 minutes. Let cool.

Goat Cheese Spread

1Using an electric mixer, mix the cheese, cream, confectioners' sugar and vanilla. Scrape into bowl, cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

2Assemble the toasted bagels with the cream cheese mixture, and top with the cranberry-n-cherry sauce. Enjoy!

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