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Cranberry Pecan Mini Cheese Balls

These Cranberry Pecan Mini Cheese Balls are the perfect appetizer! No baking or chopping involved. 

Course Appetizer
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 18 -20
Author Amy Tinnin


  • 8 oz. Goat Cheese
  • 4 oz. Cream Cheese softened
  • 1 cup pecan chips they come like this
  • 1 cup dried cranberries also known as Craisins


  • Combine dried cranberries (craisins) and pecan chips on a plate. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl mix goat cheese and softened cream cheese with hand mixer until blended well.
  • Use a cookie scoop and roll cheese into small balls. (Think bite size)
  • Roll cheese balls in pecan chips and dried cranberries mix.
  • Add to serving platter and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Before serving add a mini fork.


  • If cheese mixture is too soft put in refrigerator for 15 minutes.
  • You may have extra nut and cranberry filling depending on the size of each cheese ball.
  • If you need more nut or cranberry mixture, just add more.