This medley works beautifully for a brunch, cocktail party or even as a cheese course for a formal dinner. Enjoy!
Chili Nut Honey with Cheese
1/4 cup walnuts
1/2 cup honey
3/4 tsp. ground cayenne pepper, 1/4 tsp. ground chipotle pepper, or 1 tsp. crushed red pepper
4 oz. soft pungent cheese (fresh goat cheese or blue cheese)
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Toast nuts 10-12 minutes, until they start to brown and become aromatic. Cool slightly, chop coarsely.
2. Stir together nuts, honey and pepper.
3. To serve, bring cheese to room temperature. Serve with honey mixture and crusty bread or crackers.