When I started growing herbs in my garden it took me a while to find a good way to use thyme, but this easy appetizer spread lets it shine. I usually garnish it with a sprig of thyme, slivered almonds and chopped figs. —Laura Cox, Columbia, Missouri
Thyme and Fig Goat Cheese Spread Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Assorted crackers, French bread baguette slices or assorted fresh vegetables
In a small bowl, beat cheese, sour cream, honey and thyme until smooth; stir in figs and almonds. Sprinkle with additional thyme if desired. Refrigerate until serving. Serve with crackers, baguette slices or vegetables.
Test Kitchen tips
The ingredients in this recipe are simple and straight-forward but, when combined, make an elegant-tasting spread.
If you don't have fresh thyme on hand, use 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme.