The Perfect Snack for any Busy Bee:
Rosemary and Honey Cheese Ball

Leisurely visits over an indulgent snack are perfection! We adore this wonderfully balanced–and easy-to-make–Sweet Rosemary Cheese Ball, which pairs fresh rosemary, piquant chèvre and honey.

Serving suggestions:
     • To make gatherings more festive, serve this cheese ball on our Happy Hive Appetizer Plate Set, which is paired with a copper-handled spreader and jar of raw honey.

     • Hosting Happy Hour? This recipe pairs beautifully with a lighter-bodied pinot noir. We can’t resist serving, swirling and sipping out of these whimsical wine glasses.

The Perfect Snack for any Busy Bee: Rosemary and Honey Cheese Ball

Ingredients:

The Perfect Snack for any Busy Bee: Rosemary and Honey Cheese Ball

1 cup shredded parmesan cheese
10 ounces chèvre (goat cheese) at room temperature
6 ounces cream cheese at room temperature
1 ½ tablespoons of honey–our raw honey is perfect
1 tablespoon fresh rosemary–chop finely
½ of a ripe pear–diced
¾ cup of slivered almonds
Optional: 2 teaspoons coarse, freshly ground black pepper

Directions:

1. Combine softened cheeses, pear, honey and 1 tablespoon of nuts and mix. If adding pepper, do so while mixing.
2. Form mixture into a ball.
3. Roll ball in remaining almonds or sprinkle them on.
4. Place in refrigerator for two hours; if company is arriving soon, place in freezer for 30–45 minutes.
5. If desired, lightly drizzle with additional honey before serving for additional panache and sweetness.
6. Enjoy!

Enjoy!

The Perfect Snack for any Busy Bee: Rosemary and Honey Cheese Ball