Kelman Vin de Vie Nutty Blue Cheese Delights

Vin de Vie Nutty Blue Cheese Delights

A delicious savoury 'adult' dish with WOW factor using Kelman Vineyard fortified muscat Vin de Vie.


200g soft creamy blue cheese

60g cream cheese

2 tablespoons Kelman Vin de Vie plus a naughty slug for the chef

Herbs of choice: chives, basil, thyme leaves

Nuts of choice: cashews, macadamias, hazelnuts

Pretzel sticks


  1. Blend the blue cheese, cream cheese, Vin de Vie and herbs.
  2. Taste and adjust as required.
  3. Refrigerate for half an hour.
  4. Blitz the nuts in a food processor and place on a plate.
  5. Using a spoon, form the cheese mixture into small balls and roll in the nuts.
  6. Serving options:
    • Finish with a pretzel stick to serve as a savoury lollipop; or 
    • Place the balls onto a biscuit or other crisp; or 
    • Serve as prepared.

As an alternative, serve the mix as a dip:

Add more cream cheese and Vin de Vie and serve with toasted pita bread.


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