Looking for a delicious recipe that is also packed with nutrition? Look no further because this Cranberry Pecan Cheese Ball is the answer. With only 5 ingredients and 30 minutes of preparation, you can have a healthy appetizer that will be sure to please.
This recipe combines the classic cream cheese and white sharp cheddar cheese combo with dried cranberries, Fisher’s Nuts pecans, chives or green onions, and garlic powder. The combination of these ingredients creates a delightful flavor profile that is both savory and sweet. Furthermore, the antioxidants found in the cranberries combined with the healthy fats from the nuts provide essential vitamins and minerals for your body. We recommend toasting your pecans before adding them as it will give it an added crunchy texture!
The preparation process is simple. First, mix together the cream cheese, cheddar cheese, 1/2 cup of chopped cranberries, chives/green onions, and garlic powder in a bowl until fully combined. Then form into one big ball or several small ones. Finally, roll the cheese ball(s) onto a plate or bowl filled with remaining ½ cup of dried cranberries and chopped pecans until it’s fully covered by them. Place in refrigerator for 15 minutes before serving chilled. Enjoy!
Voila! You now have a delicious Cranberry Pecan Cheese Ball appetizer! Serve it at your next gathering or enjoy as an afternoon snack - either way you won't be disappointed.
Bonus Tip: For extra flavor add some toasted sesame seeds to your cheese ball coating!
This Cranberry Pecan Cheese Ball recipe is not only easy to make but also brings great nutrition benefits in addition to its amazing taste. It's an all around win-win situation where you get an appetizer that is both delicious and nutritious - perfect for any occasion! So next time you are looking for something special to serve up at your next gathering or just want a tasty snack on hand for yourself - give this recipe a try! You won't regret it!