Goat Cheese Balls

A no-bake, five-minute appetizer to bring to Thanksgiving dinner.
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A no-bake, five-minute appetizer to bring to Thanksgiving dinner.
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It’s game-time guys. Thanksgiving is right around the corner and once that’s over, holiday parties will be in full force. As someone who hosts a lot of parties, I can tell you that it’s MAJORLY appreciated when guests bring a little something over to snack on before dinner is ready. It doesn’t have to be complicated and these Goat Cheese Balls fit the bill!

I whip these up whenever I need a last-minute appetizer and people go nuts for them. I do them one of three ways: crusted with nuts, pomegranate seeds, or herbs! You can pick one and go that route, or do all three for a colorful presentation, as pictured below. They couldn’t be easier and I can promise you, everyone will love them! xoxo - Gaby

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Goat Cheese Balls

20 ounces goat cheese, softened
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2/3 cups chopped pistachios
2/3 cup pomegranate seeds
2/3 cup chopped herbs (parsley, dill, chives, cilantro any combination)
Crackers, For Serving

In a bowl, stir and mash together goat cheese, cream cheese, salt and pepper. Use your hands to roll the cheese into 3 balls. 

Roll one ball in the pistachios and cover the outside completely. Roll another ball in the chopped herb mixture and cover the outside completely. Roll the last ball in the pomegranate seeds and cover the outside completely.

Serve with crackers!

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