RITZ Holiday Ornament Cheese Balls

Holiday party appetizers just got easier with this beautiful cheese ball duo that makes the perfect centerpiece for a Christmas charcuterie board served with RITZ Crackers.

Let's whip it up

Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min



Ingredient list

  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1 pkg. (6.5 oz.) garlic and herb cheese spread
  • ½ cup pomegranate seeds  (about 1/2 of 4-oz. container), divided
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • RITZ Crackers

Nutrition facts

Recipe Tips


Mix cheeses until well blended.  Divide cheese mixture in half; shape each half into a ball.  Wrap individually in plastic wrap. 


Refrigerate 1 hour.


Unwrap cheese balls.  Reserve 1 Tbsp. pomegranate seeds for later use.  Roll 1 cheese ball in remaining seeds, turning to completely cover cheese ball with seeds; press seeds into cheese ball to secure. 


Roll bottom of remaining cheese ball in parsley. Sprinkle reserved pomegranate seeds onto top of cheese ball; gently press parsley and seeds into cheese ball to secure. 


Serve with crackers.