Butternut Squash & Goat Cheese Appetizers

Butternut Squash & Goat Cheese Appetizers

Category: Entertaining Quick Dishes

  • Makes 48 appetizers

  • Prep Time 20 min

  • Cook Time 8 min


  • 6 Tbsp. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Original Spread

  • 1 box (10 oz.) frozen, cubed butternut squash

  • 1 shallot or small onion, finely chopped

  • 1 clove garlic

  • 1 Tbsp. water

  • 1 Tbsp. firmly packed brown sugar

  • 1/2 tsp. salt

  • 1/8 tsp. ground black pepper

  • 1/4 tsp. fresh rosemary leaves

  • 1/2 cup loosely packed crumbled goat cheese(about 2 oz.)

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped dried Mission figlets, cranberries or raisins

  • 3 boxes (1.9 oz. ea.) frozen mini phyllo dough shells


  • Preheat oven to 425°. Spray baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.

  • Microwave 2 tablespoons I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Spread, squash, shallot, garlic, water, brown sugar, salt, pepper and rosemary in medium microwave-safe bowl at HIGH 5 minutes or until squash is tender, stirring once halfway through. Mash lightly with fork, then let cool slightly. Fold in goat cheese and figlets. Spoon into phyllo shells. Arrange on prepared sheet. Bake 8 minutes or until heated through.

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