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Cranberry & Rosemary Cheese Ball



prep time:

10 mins

cook time:

5 mins

Total time:

15 mins




  • Vermont Creamery Classic Goat Cheese, room temperature

    8 ounces

  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest

  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt

  • ½ tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary

  • ¼ cup golden raisins, finely chopped

  • ⅓ cup dried cranberries, finely chopped

  • ½ assorted crackers or pita chips, for serving


  1. Combine goat cheese, orange zest and salt in large bowl; mix well.Gently pack cheese into a ball; set aside.
  2. Mix rosemary, golden raisins and cranberries on large plate; stir to combine. Gently roll cheese ball into chopped fruit and herbs, pressing fruit and herbs lightly into ball to form even layer. Serve on platter alongside crackers or pita chips.

recipe notes:

If you want to make this in advance, wrap the cheeseball fully in plastic once it's been coated in fruit and herbs, then store in the refrigerator. Let it come to room temperature before serving for a spreadable consistency.