Mini Holiday Cheese Balls

mini holiday cheese ball


  • 8 ounces cream cheese (softened)
  • 3/4 cup white cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup dried fruit (ex. apricots, cherries, and cranberries)
  • 1.5 cup mixed nuts finely chopped
  • 1.5 bacon crumbles
  • Medium sized pretzel sticks
  • 1 tsp italian seasoning 


  • Mix together cream cheese, cheddar, fruit, and herbs until smooth. 
  • Form into medium sized balls and place on a baking sheet. 
  • Chill in the refrigerator for min. at least two hours.
  • Roll each cheese ball in either bacon or nuts.
  • Press them lightly into the cheese so that they stick.
  • Keep covered in the fridge until you're ready to serve.
  • Skewer with a pretzel and enjoy!