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Host for the Holidays: 5 Festive Goat Cheese Recipes

‘Tis the season to eat jolly! Looking for new inspiration to share with guests this year? Let fresh-tasting LaClare Goat Cheese light your way to holiday hosting success.

goat cheeses for holiday recipe inspiration

These original recipes will add serious cheer to any get-together, featuring our distinctly delicious goat cheeses and giving you plenty of ideas for festive meals and sides. For the most wonderful time of the year, here are five unrivaled recipes to serve anytime your guests need a nosh.


Asparagus and Garlic & Herb Goat Cheese Frittata

When we have guests stay over for the holidays, the low-key, highly appreciated hero of the day can be a simple yet savory breakfast—and this goat cheese frittata recipe fits the bill.


Fill your house with the tempting scent of our Garlic & Herb Goat Cheese as it bakes and rests, before filling your guests with their first taste of your festive meal plan. Featuring sauteed leeks and asparagus, this savory dish sets the stage for a memorable day with loved ones.


Family Appetizer: Baked Cranberry Cinnamon Goat Cheese Dip with Bacon, Pecans and Figs

Holiday hosting can make for quite a to-do list, and with so much of your entertainment energy focused on meals, it can be easy to overlook apps. Your guests sure won’t overlook this one.


Keep the warmth going any time of day with this baked goat cheese dip recipe. This sweet, savory appetizer features our creamy, spiced Cranberry Cinnamon Goat Cheese, toasted pecans, and crispy bacon. Serve up this satisfaction with crackers or toast.


Winter Salad: Spinach and Goat Feta Cheese Salad with Walnuts and Pomegranate

To keep a well-balanced holiday food plan—and to cater to your vegetarian guests—give the gift of this spinach and goat cheese salad recipe.


With chopped walnuts, avocado, tangy crumbles of our Goat Feta Cheese, a sumptuous mustard dressing, and the bright color and flavor of pomegranate, this salad is like a sweet vacation to springtime.


Holiday Entrée: Three Cheese Lasagna Soup

Holiday Entrée: Three Cheese Lasagna Soup

Perfect for lunch or dinner, this rich, creamy goat cheese soup recipe will comfort your holiday guests to the core. On another note, soup is an excellent hosting hack; it’s great for individualized portions and easy to heat up for the next day’s lunch.


This classic blend of Italian flavors is an ideal main meal for your family gathering. A warm medley of tomato, Italian sausage, basil, and three of our premier cheeses—our Original Goat Cheese, Evalon Raw Goat Milk Cheese, and Chandoka Cheese—this seasoned soup is a delicious seasonal greeting for your guests’ tastebuds.


Festive Dessert: Ricotta & Evalon Cheesecake

The end of a holiday together is always bittersweet, but this goat cheese cheesecake recipe keeps the emphasis on the “sweet.”


This seemingly complex cake is a decadent-yet-doable dessert, elevating your full holiday meal plan through a full day of flavor. With a filling featuring whole-milk ricotta, lemon zest, and our Evalon Raw Goat Milk Cheese, then topped with your choice of jam, guests will love this tasty, fruity finish to your festivities


The Gift of Goat Cheese

gifting goat cheese for the holidays

Goat cheese can easily make your holiday meal plan into an exceptional day of eating, drinking and being merry. Be sure to check out all our goat cheese recipes for all your special celebrations, or just because.


Looking to literally give the gift of goat cheese? MSN recommends LaClare as the perfect present for foodies.

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