I needed to take an appetizer to a friend's housewarming party, and I came up with this cheese ball recipe using things I already had in the kitchen. Sweet pears and honey mix perfectly with three cheeses, almonds, rosemary, and fresh ground pepper. —Loves Food Loves to Eat
What You'll Need
goat cheese (chevre)- room temperature
cream cheese- room temperature
shredded parmesan cheese
1 1/2 tablespoons
coarsly ground pepper
finely chopped fresh rosemary
ripe pear- diced
thin sliced almonds
Mix cheeses, honey, pepper, rosemary, pear, and about 1 tablespoon almonds together with electric hand or stand mixer.
Scrape mixture off sides and bottom of bowl and shape into a ball. Will be soft.
Roll cheeseball in remaining almonds.
Chill for up to two hours in the fridge before serving (or about 1/2 hour in the freezer).