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Someone drizzling honey over a goat cheese ball.

Goat Cheese Ball

  • Author: Erin Jensen
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 16 servings 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Counter Top
  • Cuisine: American


Goat Cheese Ball – a simple delicious goat cheese ball recipe with honey, cranberries and almonds. Perfect appetizer for any occasion!


  • 8oz soft goat cheese
  • 4oz plain cream cheese (dairy-free or regular)
  • 3 teaspoons dried thyme leaves
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley leaves
  • 3 teaspoons dried oregano leaves
  • 3 teaspoons dried basil leaves
  • 23 tablespoons honey (+ more for drizzling)
  • 2/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds
  • crackers of your choice for serving


  1. Add goat cheese, cream cheese, thyme, parsley, oregano, basil, honey and dried cranberries in a medium bowl.
  2. Using a spoon or fork combine ingredients. 
  3. Use clean hands to form the goat cheese mixture into a large ball. 
  4. Spread slivered almonds on a plate. Set goat cheese ball on top and roll around allowing the slivered almonds to cover the outside of the ball. 
  5. Place the goat cheese ball on a small plate and drizzle with additional honey. 
  6. Serve with your choice of crackers. 


  • Make Ahead: you can easily make this ahead of time and store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days in an airtight container. 

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