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Caramel Apple-Almond Crepes

A great dish for dessert or breakfast, these filled crepes are quick and easy to make, full of wonderful flavor, and make any occasion special.

Currant, Pine Nut, and Chevre Spread

This unique combination of ingredients, inspired by cheese balls sold in Paris delis, makes for a great easy appetizer. Serve with toasted baguette slices or your favorite crackers.

8 ounces Chevre or favorite soft goat cheese, softened
2 tablespoons Crème de Cassis liqueur
3 tablespoons dried currants
3 tablespoons chopped toasted pine nuts

Mix together the chevre and liqueur until smooth and creamy. Chill for an hour. Roll into a smooth ball. Place the currants and pine nuts on a plate or piece of waxed paper. Roll the chevre ball in the currants and pine nuts. Chill for at least two hours. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Makes 6 servings.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Chilling Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours, 10 minutes

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