Duo of Cheese Balls

I'm a big fan of cheese one of my favorite appetizers is cheese and crackers. Rather than putting out a few kinds of cheese for my guests, I wanted to make a couple of cheese balls for us to enjoy. I found this recipe online and because it calls for ingredients I already have on hand, I gave it a try. The cheese balls came out wonderfully and so flavorful too!

Duo of Cheese Balls
recipe adapted from That's My Home

1/2 package (8oz) cream cheese, softened
1 1/2 cups (16 oz) shredded cheddar cheese, room temperature
1 tablespoon half & half
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
1/2 cup crumbed feta cheese
Minced fresh parsley
1 clove garlic, minced
Finely chopped pecans
Assorted crackers

In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, cheddar cheese, milk, and soy sauce until fluffy. If a smoother spread is desired, process in a food processor until creamy. Divide into 2 portions (roughly 1/2 cup each).

Add blue cheese to one portion; mix well. Shape into a ball; roll in the chopped pecans.

Add feta cheese to the other portion; mix well. Shape into a ball; roll in the chopped parsley.

Cover and refrigerate. Remove from the refrigerator and let stand 15 minutes before serving with crackers.


  1. I've got to make this! They look yummy!

  2. I love cheese and these look fantastic!!

  3. these look awesome. i've never even considered making my own cheeseballs before though. how weird is that?