THIS BALSAMIC BAKED GOAT CHEESE DIP IS TOPPED WITH TOMATOES, CHIVES, AND BALSAMIC AND IS SO VERY DELICIOUS!
12-ounces goat cheese, softened
6-ounces cream cheese, softened
½ cup grated parmesan cheese
¼ cup olive oil plus 1 teaspoon
¼ teaspoon black pepper
2 teaspoons De Nigris Balsamic Vinegar
12 ounces cherry tomatoes, halved
2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Using a mixer, combine softened goat cheese and cream cheese in a medium bowl. Mix in parmesan cheese, 2 tablespoons olive oil and pepper. Brush a pie plate or 1-quart baking dish with olive oil. Evenly spread cheese mixture in dish. Bake for about 20 minutes or until golden and heated through. Combine De Nigris Balsamic Vinegar, remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil, tomatoes, chives, and garlic. Spoon the tomato mixture on top of the baked cheese dip. Serve with your favorite crackers or toast.