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Goat Cheese Balls

Ingredients

For the cheese mixture:

  • 8 ounces (225 grams) cream cheese room temperature
  • 5.3- ounce (150-gram) container goat cheese (spreadable Chevre)
  • 1/2 cup or 2 ounces (56 grams) grated white cheddar
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup (28 grams) chopped roasted pecans
  • 1/4 cup (38 grams) chopped dried cranberries

For the coating:

  • 3/4 cup (28 grams) chopped roasted pecans
  • 3/4 cup (114 grams) chopped dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup (20 grams) freshly parsley minced

For serving:

  • crackers

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mix together the 3 cheeses until well combined. Add salt, if needed. Stir in the pecans and cranberries.
  2. Use a small or medium cooke scoop to out cheese balls.
  3. Then roll that into a more neat ball shape using your hands.
  4. Mix together the pecans, cranberries and parsley in a small bowl, big enough to roll a cheese ball in.

  5. Roll each ball in the coating.
  6. Keep refrigerated until ready to serve. Serve with crackers.