Cranberry Goat Cheese Log with Walnuts, Pecans, and Parsley

Cranberry Goat Cheese Log with Walnuts, Pecans, and Parsley

I'm in love with this Cranberry Goat Cheese Log with Walnuts, Pecans, and Parsley! This festive holiday appetizer is sure to please a crowd; it's quick, easy, and delicious!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword Cranberry Goat Cheese Log
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Jenn Laughlin of Peas and Crayons


  • 8 oz log of your favorite goat cheese
  • 1/4-1/2 cup leftover cranberry sauce
  • 1/4-1/3 cup dried cranberries chopped
  • 1/4 cup walnuts chopped
  • 1/4 cup pecans chopped
  • 1 TBSP dried or fresh parsley plus extra to taste


  • a sprinkle of cinnamon
  • a drizzle of honey
  • crackers, crostini, and veggies, for spreading and scooping


  1. Remove goat cheese from wrapper and allow to soften to room temperature.
  2. Warm up your favorite cranberry sauce [hello great use for leftover sauce!] and spread it on a cheese tray or serving platter.
  3. Next chop your nuts and cranberries and mix together along with parsley.
  4. Roll your goat cheese in the mixture, pressing gently to coat.
  5. Set the festive goat cheese log atop the cranberry sauce and surround with all your favorite crackers, crostini, and veggies!
  6. Feel free to get a little trashy and sprinkle any leftover nuts all over the tray. Hello edible confetti!
  7. Ohmygosh and please please please take this baby over the top with a nice hearty drizzle of honey. It's divine.