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Caramel Havarti

Havarti cheese is a wonderful dessert cheese and is made even better by pecans, caramel topping and apples. This recipe is elegant yet simple. —Tia Thomas, Mountain City, Tennessee
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    10 servings


  • 10 ounces Havarti cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup caramel ice cream topping, warmed
  • 2 medium tart apples, cut into small wedges


  • Place cheese in an small ungreased cast-iron skillet or shallow 1-qt. baking dish. Bake at 375° until edges of cheese just begin to melt, 5-7 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a small skillet, saute pecans in butter until toasted. Drizzle caramel over cheese; sprinkle with pecans. Serve with apple wedges.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 173 calories, 12g fat (6g saturated fat), 30mg cholesterol, 205mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 7g protein.

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  • Constance
    Jan 10, 2021

    Answer for Pattyfrog Nov 5: You spread it on the apple slices, could use pears as well. Pita crisps, crackers or toasted baguette slices would also be good.

  • pattyfrog
    Nov 5, 2020

    Do you put it on something? Crackers, breadcrisps, pita triangles?

  • sugarcrystal
    Jun 1, 2013

    I had never tried Havarti this way before. It is fantastic!