Sharp Cheddar with Maple Walnut Conserve

Prep Time 10 min
Cook Time 10 Min
Servings 30
Difficulty Easy


  • 1/2 cup dried apple halves, diced
  • 1 (5 oz.) jar Smucker's® Walnuts in Syrup chopped
  • 1/4 cup breakfast syrup
  • 2 tablespoons Water
  • 1/8 teaspoon Salt
  • 6 fresh sage leaves bruised, plus additional small leaves for garnish
  • 1 1/2 pounds sharp white cheddar cheese thinly sliced


  • Step 1

    COOK dried apples, chopped nuts with syrup, original syrup, water, salt and bruised sage leaves in small saucepan over medium heat, tirring occasionally, until apples are plump. Remove sage leaves. Cool mixture to room temperature.

  • Step 2

    PLACE three slices of cheese across each appetizer plate. Spoon about two teaspoons conserve over cheese slices. Garnish outside of plate with chopped walnuts and sage leaves.