Apricot Coins

Recipe by Manami
READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 10-12


  • 4
    ounces fresh goat cheese
  • 2
    teaspoons milk, more if needed
  • 40
    dried apricots, use turkish if possible (6 oz)
  • 2
    teaspoons honey
  • 1
    tablespoon finely chopped fresh thyme leave (1-1/2 teaspoons dried thyme)
  • 40
    candied walnuts, halves


  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, place the cheese and milk.
  • Using the paddle attachment, whip the cheese for at least 5 minutes, or until it is very smooth and creamy.
  • If the cheese is still crumbly, add more milk 1/2 teaspoon at a time.
  • To assemble, spread about 1/8 teaspoon of cheese on apricot. (If using California apricots, put the goat cheese on the shiny side.).
  • Drizzle a little honey over the cheese and top with a sprinkling of thyme.
  • Place a walnut half on top, arrange apricots on a platter and serve.