Smoked Almond Pine Cone Cheeseball Recipe

Smoked Almond Pine Cone Cheeseball Recipe

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time



10 people

Cheese balls are a holiday staple for most families, but no one wants to create the same recipe year-after-year! If that’s you, then welcome this Smoked Almond Pine Cone Cheeseball into your life.

Made with a mix of cream, blue and cheddar cheese and topped with smoked, salted almonds, the flavor of this cheeseball is out of this world.

Want to see how it’s done? We have the video right here!


  • 8 oz. cream cheese
  • 5 oz. Roka Blue Cheese
  • 5 oz. Cheddar pub cheese
  • 1 shallot, diced very finely
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 package smoked, salted almonds, whole


  • 1 Mix all the ingredients, except the almonds, in a mixing bowl until well combined and creamed.
  • 2 Place onto plastic wrap, shape into a pine cone shape, and refrigerate for an hour.
  • 3 Unwrap, place the cheese ball on a platter, and place smoked almonds all around the cheese ball, with the tips pointing out (like pine cones).
  • 4 Serve with rosemary or pine leaves.



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