Festive Cranberry Cheese Ball

December 24th, 2018

I couldn’t wait to share my Signature Cranberry Cheese Ball! This is the perfect appetizer for any occasion! Most Cheese Ball recipes call of Pecans, Walnuts etc… I choose to use crushed pretzels instead. I hope you enjoy!



Ready In:

15 mins

# of Ingredients:


Good For:


what you will need
  •  16oz packages Cream Cheese, cold
  • 1 cup Dried cranberries (Chopped) 
  • 1/2 cup Green onions (Chopped)
  • 1 cup (4oz) Shredded Cheddar Cheese

Outside Coating:

  • 1/3 cup Dried cranberries (chopped)
  • 1/3 cup Italian Parsley (Finely Chop)
  • 1/4 cup Pretzels (chopped)

Note: Serve Immediately!!! DO NOT leave inside the refrigerator overnight. The Pretzels will soften (yuck)

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Using an electric mixer, beat the cream cheese with the dried cranberries and green onions. Add the shredded cheddar cheese and mix until everything is well blended.

Step 2

Using your hands, shape your mixture into a ball. Combine coating ingredients onto a large plate. Roll the ball into the coating ingredients until covered completely. Serve immediately with crackers.