Cranberry Pistachio cheese Ball

November 29, 2022
Created by Chef Daniela Oliveira
Serves 6-8 mini cheese balls
  • 4 oz cranberry goat cheese
  • 2 oz goat cheese
  • 2 oz cream cheese
  • 1 Tbsp dried cranberries chopped
  • 1 Tbsp chives chopped
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme chopped
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 Tbsp pistachios chopped
  • 3 Tbsp pistachios, for coating chopped
  • 1 Tbsp cranberries chopped
  • 1/2 tsp chives

In a food processor, combine cranberry goat cheese, cream cheese, goat cheese, lemon juice, zest, salt and pepper.
Transfer to bowl and add dried cranberries, chives, thyme, and pistachios. Reserve.
In a tray, combine the extra pistachios, cranberries and chives for the coating.
With a spoon or mini scoop, portion cheese mixture onto parchment paper, forming the little balls, and refrigerate for 20 minutes. Remove from refrigerator and roll-on coating, then serve.

Additional: To serve, you may add toothpicks, rosemary, crackers, etc. For serving.

Pair with other mini cheeseball recipes for a fun assortment of flavor.