Stilettos and Diapers: Stuffed Baguette Appetizer {RECIPE}

11.30.2011

Stuffed Baguette Appetizer {RECIPE}

Before baby was born, I actually left the house. And actually went to parties. The last neighborhood party we went to, I made this stuffed baguette al la Pinterest

The filling is a goat cheese mixture with olives and sun dried tomato so it has tons of flavor. It would be a perfect dish to bring to a Christmas party!
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 First step is taking all the insides out of the baguette without breaking it. I decided to slice it in half and work with 2 separate pieces instead of totally ruining the bread.
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Chop up your filling, beat cream cheese until smooth and mix in goat cheese. 
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Then just smush it all up with your spices.
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I used a little spoon of Cooper's and a super classy Hard Rock Cafe shot glass to cram the filling in both ends. Then I used the fail proof method of crossing my fingers and hoping all the filling met somewhere in the middle. 
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Wrap the entire baguette tightly in plastic wrap and chill it. I did about 6 hours before slicing  into these pretty rings.
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Recipe:
Baguette about 14-inch long
8 oz cream cheese, at room temperature
4 oz fresh goat cheese
1 large garlic clove, minced (I used garlic powder)
½ cup finely chopped red bell pepper (about 1 medium)
½ cup finely chopped sun dried tomatoes in olive oil
¼ cup finely chopped Kalamata olives
2 oz finely chopped spicy salami (I skipped this ingredient)
 2 Tbsp minced Italian parsley
1 tsp minced fresh thyme
Salt and pepper to taste (I didn't add any since the olives are so salty)

I had to keep re-arranging the slices on the plate to cover up how many I was eating. They were really that good! 

8 comments:

  1. That DOES look yummy! Very colorful too!

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  2. Love the new layout and I just noticed your Cooper is a Cooper William just like my little man! : ) These look amazing by the way!

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  3. Yummo! I do think I will make this, but my hubby is not a fan of goat cheese, I am sure it will taste just as yummy with cream cheese and another soft cheese.

    BTW, a HUGE congtraulations on your familys newest addition!!

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  4. Oh my goodness that looks amazing!! I will have to make it for an upcoming Christmas party. :)

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  5. Wow. I feel full after just viewing the pics. Thank you.

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  6. That looks SO good! You have such a beautiful family!

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  7. Wow neat! Would you mind if I shared on our blog? I will credit you and put a link to your blog on the post.

    Cassandra ♥

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