This is my favorite "fancy snack." It's pretty hard to beat crackers and fresh fruit and cheese, unless of course you mix in some brown sugar, coconut and chopped walnuts. :) MMMMmmm!
I recently made this dish when we invited some friends-to-be over for a get-to-know you game night. Even if they didn't love hanging out with us, they'd surely come back for the good food, right? :) We'll see I suppose.
You'll want to give this recipe a try for your next girls night, game night, date night, house warming party, whatever! Go ahead, think up an excuse to make it--you'll be glad you did. :)
Coconut Cheese Brulee
1 lb. Swiss Cheese (Monterey Jack is also good, or a mixture)
½ c. brown sugar
1.2 c. shredded coconut
½ c. chopped walnuts or pecans
1 Tbsp. butter, melted
1 Tbsp. milk or cream
- Cut cheese into one-inch chunks. Arrange in an oven proof serving dish. Bake at 350 for about 5 minutes to soften the cheese slightly (do not melt the cheese!).
- Meanwhile, combine the brown sugar, coconut, nuts, butter, and milk or cream and mix well. Spread over the cheese. Broil for about 2 minutes or until the topping is bubbly and slightly browned.
- Serve with assorted fruits such as apples, pears, and grapes and crackers.
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