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Cranberry & Rosemary Cheese Ball


Cranberry and Rosemary Cheese Ball
Serves 8
‘Tis the season to be cheesin’! Get ready for entertaining with this festive bejeweled cheese ball. It’s packed with bright flavor from the rosemary, orange zest, and sweet dried fruit.
  1. 16 oz Vermont Creamery fresh goat cheese, classic, room temperature
  2. 1 teaspoon orange zest
  3. 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  4. 1 tablespoon rosemary, chopped
  5. ½ cup golden raisins, finely chopped
  6. ½ cup dried cranberries, finely chopped
  7. Assorted crackers or pita chips for serving
  1. ►Combine goat cheese, orange zest, and salt in a large bowl and mix well. Start to gently form the cheese into a ball. Set aside.
  2. ►Mix rosemary, golden raisins, and cranberries on a large plate and stir to combine evenly.
  3. ►Gently roll cheese ball into the chopped fruit and herbs, pressing lightly to form an even layer around the outside. Place on a platter with crackers and pita chips.
  1. To make in advance, wrap the cheeseball in plastic wrap after it’s been coated with fruit and herbs and refrigerate. Warm to room temperature before serving.
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Sponsored by Vermont Creamery.

Photography by Carey Nershi Photography.

Vermont Creamery

Consciously crafted in Vermont’s green mountains, Vermont Creamery’s line of fresh and aged goat cheeses, cultured butter, and crème fraîche have hundreds of national and international awards. In their 34th year of business, Vermont Creamery supports a network of more than 17 family farms, promoting sustainable agriculture in the region. B Corp Certified in 2014, Vermont Creamery has been ranked one of “The Best Places to Work in Vermont,” by Vermont Business Magazine. Vermont Creamery is an independently operated subsidiary of Minnesota-based Land ‘O Lakes, Inc., one of America’s premier agribusiness and food companies. For more information, visit vermontcreamery.com. 

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