Pecan and Cranberry Encrusted Goat Cheese Balls Recipe

These are a sweet and gooey snack that your guests will gobble up. Each cheese ball is a luxurious bite with a luscious hint of tart and a little crunch. Whip up these appetizers for your next party (maybe a New Year's bash?) and no one will guess they took just 10 minutes to prepare! Check out the recipe below.


servings: 10 cheese balls

prep time: 10 minutes

total time: 10 minutes


  • 4 ounce log plain goat cheese
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup pecans


Step 1: Finely chop pecans and cranberries and place into a small bowl.

Goat Cheese Ball Recipe - Step 1

Step 2: Cut goat cheese log into 1/2 inch rounds, then cut those slices into half.

Goat Cheese Ball Recipe - Step 2

Step 3: Roll each half into a ball between your palms.

Goat Cheese Ball Recipe - Step 3

Step 4: Gently roll each goat cheese ball in the pecan/cranberry mixture until it's full coated. Press gently so the coating sticks.

Goat Cheese Balls Recipe - Step 4

Step 5: Refrigerate until ready to serve. Can be made up to 1 day in advance and kept in an airtight container in the fridge.

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