Cranberry Pecan Cheese Ball Bites

Prep Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Servings: 30 cheese balls
Author: Bailey
A classic cheese ball is reimagined in single servings with toasted pecans, fresh parsley, tart cranberries, and goat cheese.
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Ingredients

  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 8 ounces goat cheese softened
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 4 tablespoons honey
  • 2 cups pecans finely chopped
  • 1 cup dried cranberries finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup parsley finely chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Place finely chopped pecans on a baking sheet, and toast for 5-10 minutes, ensuring they don't burn. Allow to cool.
  • Using a stand mixer or electric mixer, combine softened cream cheese and goat cheese. Add in honey and cinnamon, stir to combine.
  • Using a small cookie scoop or teaspoon, create rounded spoonfuls of cream cheese mixture. You may want to wear gloves for easy clean up.
  • Combine toasted pecans, chopped cranberries, and parsley in a shallow baking dish.
  • Roll each cheese ball in mixture until completely coated.
  • Refrigerate until serving for up to 3 days. Before serving, drizzle with additional honey.
Calories: 113kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 53mg | Potassium: 46mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 239IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg