Cranberry Orange Cheese Ball

Yield: 10 servings


  • Cheeseball
    • 16 oz. cream cheese, softened
    • 1 cup craisins
    • 2 tsp orange zest
    • 1 tbsp orane juice
    • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • Coating
    • 1 cup chopped walnuts
    • 1/2 cup craisins
    • 1 tbsp orange zest
  • Crackers


  1. Stir the cream cheese in a stand mixer until smooth.
  2. Mix in the craisins, orange zest, orange juice, and powdered sugar.
  3. Place in the freezer to set for 10 minutes.
  4. In a bowl, combine all of the coating ingredients.
  5. Remove the cheeseball from the mixing bowl and shape into a ball.  Roll in the coating until the outside is fully coated.
  6. Wrap the cheeseball in plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  7. Serve with crackers.
Adapted from Chef In Training.