Apple Gouda Bacon Appetizer

Apple Gouda Appetizer is a quick and delicious appetizer. Be nice to yourself and have a glass of white wine together with this appetizer.

Apple Gouda Appetizer Is A Super Easy Appetizer.

Appetizer, bites, hors d’oeuvres, amuse bush, in other words, finger food comes in many shapes and forms. This appetizer has 5 ingredients and is easily assembled. 

Apple gouda appetizer has the taste of sweet apples, creamy goat milk gouda, and the smoky crispy bacon topped with sweet honey and sprinkled with woodsy rosemary. This appetizer has everything to delight all of your senses.

Remember that the key to any amazing appetizers is quality ingredients. If you have a small cheese shop with absolutely quality cheese, go buy your cheese there and so on.  

Alright enough talk. Let us make these appetizers, bites, hors d’oeuvres, amuse bush, finger foods. I know many words for one kind of food so here we go apple gouda bacon recipe.

So what wines are we going to pair with this appetizer? Well, it’s a little tricky and ley me show you why.

Here is wines that good pairs with gouda:

Cabernet Sauvignon

Pinot Grigio


Pinot Noir



Here is one yes only one wine that pairs well with apple (Braeburn) and Gouda:

Chenin Blanc

So if we look at a wine that comes close to the Chenin Blanc that would be a Chardonnay. Bingo. We have Chardonnay that matches well with Gouda.

So if I have to choose a wine for the apple gouda appetizer I would buy a Chardonnay and I am in luck because I actually love Chardonnay. Just remember that wine is NOT an exact science. If you don’t like Chardonnay choose on you do like from the list that pairs well with gouda.

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Now go make some apple gouda appetizers


  • 2 large Granny Smith Apples
  • Mild goat’s milk Gouda cheese
  • Smoked bacon
  • Honey
  • Fresh rosemary- finely minced
  • lemon juice

  1. Cut bacon slices into 4 equal parts and brown until crisp.
  2. Core and slice apples and place into a bowl of water with lemon juice to prevent browning.
  3. Slice cheese to fit onto apple slices.
  4. To assemble: Arrange apple slices on a serving tray, top with Gouda cheese, then bacon, then drizzle with honey and sprinkle with minced rosemary

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