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    Stuffed Dates with Goat Cheese, Honey and Pecans

    These quick, perfectly sweet cheese-stuffed dates are the perfect festive appetiser for this entertainment season! Serve this as finger food at your next gathering, either as a started or even a sweet dessert. Dates and Meredith Dairy plain Original Chèvre are a match made in heaven, topped with some warm honey and caramelised pecans.

    Serves 6 people


    • 16 fresh medjool dates, pitted and carefully sliced half open
    • 150g Meredith Dairy Original Goat Cheese (in room temperature)
    • few sprigs of fresh thyme
    • 1/2 cup of pecans, roughly chopped
    • 1/4 cup of brown sugar
    • 1 tbsp of water
    • 3 tbsp of warm honey


    • Step 1 Start by caramelising pecans. On a frying pan or skillet, warm up sugar and water, slightly stirring, until the mixture starts to bubble.
    • Step 2 Add in pecans, and cover them in sugar, letting caramelise for 2 minutes.
    • Step 3 Take pecans off the stove, and spread on a baking paper sheet or metal tray, and leave to cool.
    • Step 4 With a teaspoon, stuff split dates with room temperature goat cheese and assemble on a plate.
    • Step 5 Sprinkle with fresh thyme leaves, cooled down pecans and drizzle with warm honey!

    Products Used

    • Photo of Fresh Goat Cheese 150g CHÈVRE Original & Fresh Dill Fresh Goat Cheese 150g CHÈVRE | Original & Fresh Dill