Date, Walnut and Blue Cheese Ball

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by DailyInspiration

A Cooking Light Magazine recipe. Serve with crackers, bread or veggies. Prep time does not include overnight chill time.

Top Review by Sharon123

Oh my gosh this was delicious! I loved the contrast of sweet and salty. Thanks! Made for ZWT#9 2013 by one of the Hot Stuff team.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place first 4 ingredients in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed for 2 minutes or until smooth and creamy. Add dates, shallots, lemon rind, salt and pepper, beat at medium speed until well blended, scraping sides of bowl as necessary.
  2. Spoon cheese mixture onto a large sheet of plastic wrap. Form into a ball; using a rubber spatula. Wrap cheese ball in plastic wrap; chill overnight.
  3. Combine parsley and walnuts in a shallow dish. Unwrap cheese ball; gently roll ball in nut mixture, coating well. Place on a serving plate. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

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