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
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
In This Recipe
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).