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Pistachio Lemon Truffles

 Pistachio Lemon Truffles
A creamy bite of lemon-flavored goat cheese and cream cheese with a pistachio crust. Recipe Courtesy of Chef Michelle,ALDI Test Kitchen
24 ServingsPrep: 30 min (plus 1 hour to chill)

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups Southern Grove Pistachios, shelled
  • 8 ounces Happy Farms Cream Cheese
  • 4 ounces Specially Selected Plain Goat Cheese Log
  • 3/4 cup Southern Grove Dried Mixed Berries, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Stonemill Essentials Iodized Salt
  • Pinch Stonemill Essentials Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 4 teaspoons freshly chopped lemon zest (about 1 1/2 lemons)

Directions

  • Roughly chop the pistachios, place in a bowl.
  • With an electric mixer, cream together the remaining ingredients.
  • Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Scoop tablespoon-size balls of the cheese mixture and roll in the
  • pistachios to coat. To serve, sprinkle platter with remaining
  • pistachios and place truffles on top.
  • Yield: 24 truffles.
Tip: Add as an accompaniment to a spring mix salad or make the truffles a bit smaller to serve as mini truffles with crackers.