Almond Cheese Ball


Tenina Holder

Posted December 10, 2018 (Last updated January 24, 2022)



Total Time

3hrs 5mins



Every party needs a cheese ball and this is the one! A creamy three-cheese blend coated in a peppery almond shell. Serve with crackers and you're done. Easy, peasy, cheesy.


  • Scallion icon
  • Black peppercorns icon
    Black peppercorns½ tablespoon
  • Pink peppercorns icon
    Pink peppercorns½ tablespoon
  • Almonds icon
    Almonds150 g
  • Cheddar cheese icon
    Cheddar cheese120 g
  • Cream cheese icon
    Cream cheese120 g
  • Jarlsberg cheese icon
    Jarlsberg cheese120 g
  • Apple juice icon
    Apple juice30 g

  • 1. Add black peppercorns and pink peppercorns to the TM5 bowl
  • 2. Blitz with MC in place - approx 3 sec, speed 8
  • 3. Then add almonds to the TM5 bowl
  • 4. Chop with MC in place - approx 3 sec, speed 5
  • 5. Prepare a double layer of foil large enough to wrap cheese ball when finished
  • 6. Remove from bowl and place mixture on a foil and set aside
  • 7. Add scallion, cheddar cheese, cream cheese and Jarlsberg cheese to the TM5 bowl
  • 8. Chop with MC in place - approx 15 sec, speed 8
  • 9. Pour apple juice into the TM5 bowl while machine is running
  • 10. Blend until smooth - approx 20 sec, speed 4
  • 11. Scrape out mixture onto almonds and peppercorn mix
  • 12. Using foil as the wrap, roll the cheese around to be fully coated in almond mix and shape into a ball making sure that the almonds are coating all sides
  • 13. Wrap in the foil
  • 14. Refrigerate for several hours
  • 15. Serve with crackers and olives

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