Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Mini Cheese Bites


These bite sized appetizers will be big hit at parties. Creamy bites of sun dried tomato pesto with a toasted outer shell made from fluffy dough. Greek yogurt has been incorporated into many wonderful Mediterranean dishes for thousands of year.

Total Cook Time: 30 minutes

Serves: 6


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Bella Products Used:

Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Sauce with Whole Pine Nuts 8.5 oz

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Sun Dried Tomatoes Julienne-Cut (Resealable Pouch)

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  • 1 package puff pastry dough
  • 2 oz cream cheese
  • 2 oz plain goat cheese log
  • 1/3 c plan greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 2 tbsp Bella Sun Luci Sun Dried Tomato Pesto with Whole Pine Nuts
  • 2 tbsp Bella Sun Luci Sun Dried Tomato Julienne-Cut, diced
  • Salt and Pepper to Taste
  • Fresh Thyme for Garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 325 and move baking rake to center position. Spray a mini muffin pan with olive oil or lightly butter then tins.
  2. Working on a floured surface evenly roll the puff pastry dough until thin. Using a biscuit cutter, cut out 12 2 inch circles of dough and place in a mini muffin tin to make small cup shape.
  3. In a medium sized bowl combine cream cheese, goat cheese, yogurt, parmesan cheese, pesto, and sun dried tomatoes then whisk together until mixed and smooth. Salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Place a dollop or pipe in the mixture into each pastry cup then bake for 15 minutes.
  5. Garnish with fresh herbs and pine nuts and serve warm.

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