Cranberry Blue Cheese Ball

Give your cheese ball a fall makeover with sweet cranberries and toasted walnuts.

Serves: 12Prep: 1 hour 20 minutesTotal: 1 hour 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 12


  • 1 package (8 oz.) Kroger® Original Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 package (4 oz.) blue cheese, softened
  • 1/4 teaspoon Kroger® Onion Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Kroger® Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kroger® Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/4 cup Kroger® Sweetened Dried Cranberries, chopped
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped and toasted
  • Apple, sliced
  • Crackers, for serving


  • In the bowl of an electric mixer, blend together cream cheese and blue cheese until smooth. Mix in onion powder, garlic powder and Worcestershire sauce. Stir in the cranberries.
  • Spoon mixture onto plastic wrap. Use wrap to help shape into a ball. Refrigerate wrapped cheese ball 1 hour or until firm.
  • Place nuts in a shallow dish. Unwrap cheese ball and roll in nuts, pressing nuts into the surface with your hands. Wrap and chill until ready to serve.
  • Unwrap and place on a dish 30 minutes before serving. Serve with apple slices and crackers.