Cheese Ball Bites Recipe

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Norma Lee Modified: May 19, 2022
Cheese Ball Bites Recipe

How To Make Cheese Ball Bites

These cheese ball bites are packed with three kinds of cheese, rolled in pecans, dried cranberries, and herbs. Prep these appetizers in 10 minutes!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 1 minute
Total: 11 minutes



  • 8ozblock cream cheese,softened
  • 4ozmascarpone cheese,softened
  • 6ozsharp white cheddar cheese,finely grated
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • ¾cuppecans,finely chopped, regular or candied pecans
  • ¾cupdried cranberries,chopped
  • ½cupchives,thinly sliced
  • ¼cupparsley,finely chopped


  1. Place the cream cheese and mascarpone cheese in a bowl. Using a mixer or a large spoon, mix until thoroughly combined.

  2. Add the cheddar cheese and salt and pepper to taste, mix until well combined.

  3. Roll the mixture into bite-sized cheese balls.

  4. Place the cranberries and pecans on two plates. Mix together the chives and parsley and put the herbs on a third plate.

  5. Roll ⅓ of the cheese balls in the pecans, ⅓ in the cranberries, and ⅓ in the herbs.

  6. Refrigerate until ready to serve.


  • Calories: 222.09kcal
  • Fat: 19.09g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.61g
  • Trans Fat: 0.17g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.18g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.01g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.72g
  • Fiber: 1.16g
  • Sugar: 6.17g
  • Protein: 5.78g
  • Cholesterol: 45.64mg
  • Sodium: 195.78mg
  • Calcium: 132.91mg
  • Potassium: 93.51mg
  • Iron: 0.45mg
  • Vitamin A: 150.90µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.91mg
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