Mini Cheese Balls


  • 8 ounces goat cheese
  • 8 ounces plain cream cheese/greek yogurt blend
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1/2 cup roasted salted almonds, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme


  1. Place first 4 ingredients in a large bowl, and beat with a mixer at medium speed 2 minutes or until smooth. Freeze 15 minutes.
  2. Place nuts and thyme in a food processor; process until finely ground. Place nut mixture in a shallow dish.
  3. Divide cheese mixture into 36 equal portions (about 2 teaspoons each), rolling to form 36 balls. Freeze 10 minutes. Gently roll each cheese ball in nut mixture, coating well.
  4. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  5. Enjoy!
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