Holiday Appetizers Roasted Grapes and Goat Cheese Bites

Do you ever look at an ingredient or product and think I can substitute it with something else?  I do it all the time and these Roasted Grapes and Goat Cheese Bites were no different.  We are a green grape family and so I insisted on roasting green grapes instead of red.  It’s what we had in the refrigerator and I was bound to make it work.  I’m here to tell you that roasted green grapes do not look appetizing and that you definitely don’t want them sitting on top of your pretty little appetizer bites.

Lesson learned.

Holiday Appetizers Roasted Grapes and Goat Cheese Bites

Now that we are in the middle of fall I can officially say that it’s all about the appetizers.  You have Thanksgiving and Christmas to prep for along with football gatherings at your house or at a tailgate.  It’s all about starting off the party on the right foot and serving good food to all your guests.

That’s where these easy Roasted Grapes and Goat Cheese Bites come in handy.  For my second attempt I roasted red grapes and then paired them with goat cheese.  Believe me that these two go better than the green grapes.  It was then on to the base where I used Athens Mini Fillo Shells that are packaged and ready to serve.  I warmed them up with the goat cheese just so the cheese would be nice and creamy which complimented the roasted grapes very well.

Now it’s time to get the invites out the door for a party in your home to serve these amazing Roasted Grapes and Goat Cheese Bites.

Roasted Grapes and Goat Cheese Bites

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ENJOY ~ Meagan

Holiday Appetizers Roasted Grapes and Goat Cheese Bites

Roasted Grapes and Goat Cheese Bites


  • 2 cups red seedless grapes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup goat cheese
  • 30 (2 boxes) Athens Mini Fillo Shells
  • a sprig of rosemary


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Combine grapes, olive oil and salt in an oven safe bowl.  Place in the oven to roast for 25 minutes and then remove.  Lower the heat to 350 degrees F.
  3. Place a small spoonful into each Athens Mini Fillo Shell and then place into the oven for 6 minutes.  Remove and top with a roasted grape and a rosemary leaf.

Best served warm.

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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Athens Foods. Thank you for supporting the brands that I love.

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4 comments on “Roasted Grapes and Goat Cheese Bites”

  1. I see recipes like this every year and yet I have yet to ever make it! IDK why grapes escape me when it comes to thinking of recipes. These look so good!

  2. These are perfect. I am always looking for more holiday recipes and I can’t wait to whip these up!

  3. This looks like a perfect appetizer for entertaining. So easy too. Love the roasted grapes!

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