Blue Cheese Ball with California Dried Figs and Honey

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Blue Cheese Ball with California Dried Figs and Honey

Cheese balls are a retro throwback but add in figs with blue cheese and this blue cheese ball is ready to party.
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Servings 10 servings


  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 4 ounces Simply Artisan Blue Cheese Crumbles
  • 1/3 cup Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Figs stemmed and finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1/4 cup almond slices toasted
  • Croccantini Artisan Crackers


  • In a large bowl, combine the softened cream cheese and crumbled blue cheese together using a rubber spatula. Fold in the chopped figs and honey.
  • Spread the sliced almonds on a large plate. Form the cheese mixture into a ball. Roll the ball on the plate with the almonds, making sure it is completely coated.
  • Wrap the cheese ball in plastic wrap and refrigerate until firm (at least 2 hours). Serve with Croccantini Artisan Crackers.


Recipe and photo by La Panzanella

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