Rating: 4.5 stars
45 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 36
  • 4 star values: 6
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

Any cheese ball is a welcome addition to a holiday party spread, but when you bring one that looks like a pine cone, you're talking about a real showstopper.

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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Stir cream cheese, goat cheese, parsley, tarragon, thyme, garlic, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper together in a bowl until smooth and well-mixed.

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  • Turn cheese mixture out onto a serving platter and form into a tapered oval shape to resemble a pine cone.

  • Starting at the tapered end, press almonds into the cheese cone so that the tip of the almond is facing out and down, and cheese cone is completely covered with almonds and resembles a pine cone. Place rosemary sprigs at the top to resemble pine needles.

Nutrition Facts

176 calories; protein 5.6g; carbohydrates 2.9g; fat 16.4g; cholesterol 36.4mg; sodium 129.7mg. Full Nutrition
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