Gorgonzola and Cream Cheese Balls

Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 1 hr 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

These elegant little balls are served on tiny pretzel sticks. Great make ahead. From The Hors D'Oeuvre Book by C. Castle.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In bowl combine cream cheese, gorgonzola, celery, parsley, onion, chives, and seasonings. Mix until well blended. Taste and adjust seasonings. Chill 1-2 hours.
  2. Form cheese mixture into 3/4 inch balls and gently roll in nuts to cover completely. Place in single layer. Cover and refrigerate for at least one hour or up to two days.
  3. To serve arrange balls attractively on a serving plate. Insert single pretzel stick into each ball. Garnish with watercress.
Most Helpful

5 5

The blend of cheese was wonderful. I preferred mine on a wheat cracker as these bites are very rich! Thanks for sharing. Made for Photo Tag.

5 5

I LOVE bleu cheese, and these did not disappoint. I prepared these for an appetizer / finger food party where the bite-size was perfect. On a platter with Amazing Cheese Truffles, these were great with crackers and the recommended pretzels. I will be making these again.

5 5

Made these up as is for a neighborhood get-together & the approval rating went sky-high! A little time consuming to make, but the praise while devouring was appreciated! Thanks for an absolutely great-tasting, uniquely-presented KEEPER! [Made & reviewed as a kidnapped recipe tag in the Aus/NZ Recipe Swap #20]