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Crispy Air Fryer Goat Cheese Balls

This appetizer pairs sweet LaClare Chipotle Honey Goat Cheese with spicy red pepper flakes and fresh Italian parsley for a crispy bite of savory goodness.

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Crispy Air Fryer Goat Cheese Balls

the details

Prep Time: 40 Minutes
Cook Time: 8 Minutes
Total Time: 48 Minutes
Servings: 24


  • 8 oz LaClare Chipotle Honey Goat Cheese
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • ½ cup Italian Seasoned Panko breadcrumbs
  • ½ tsp red pepper flake
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ½ cup fresh Italian parsley, chopped
  • Honey


  1. In large mixing bowl with a paddle attachment, mix goat cheese, red pepper flake, garlic powder and onion powder
  2. Roll mixture into 24 balls
  3. Freeze for 30 minutes
  4. Create a dredge station with one plate of flour, one bowl of beaten egg and one plate of panko breadcrumbs
  5. One by one, cover each goat cheese ball in a light coating of flour, dip in the egg, and roll into the Panko breadcrumbs until fully coated.
  6. Place goat cheese balls in one layer in air fryer basket or tray
  7. Cook at 390 F for 6-8 minutes until golden brown
  8. Drizzle with honey and top with parsley
  9. Serve immediately

Uncooked goat cheese balls can be stored in the freezer for up to 24 hours before cooking