Cheese Ball Bites

Cheese Ball Bites
Mark Boughton Photography, styling by Teresa Blackburn


4ounces softened cream cheese
4ounces softened goat cheese
1/4teaspoon pepper
1/2cup finely chopped nuts
1/2cup finely chopped parsley
Pretzel sticks


1. Mix cream cheese, goat cheese and pepper in a bowl.

2. Roll into 1-inch balls and coat half with nuts and half with parsley.

3. Stick a pretzel stick in the top of each. Serve with crackers or pita bread cut into wedges.

Note: For even more variety, coat some of the cheese balls in chopped dried cranberries or chopped fresh rosemary instead of parsley.