Piquant Blue Cheese Balls

Piquant blue cheese balls

  • Recipe Type Food
  • Servings 12
  • Preparation Time Under 30 min
  • Total Time Under 30 min
  • Occasions Issue 2016 Winter

This appetizer is a great way to use up leftover cheese.


1 1/4 cups cream cheese, room temperature
2 tbsp honey
3/4 cup crumbly blue cheese, crumbled
1/2 cup pancetta, crispy, cooled


Place cream cheese in mixer with paddle attachment.

Beat until cream cheese is fluffy. Add the honey, blue cheese and pancetta. Mix until well-combined.

Using your hands or a small ice cream scoop, form into balls.

Place paprika in separate bowl.

Roll balls in paprika, then place on a wax paper-lined cookie sheet until ready to serve.

Serve with crackers.