Mini Date and Blue Cheese Balls

Very Easy
Makes 18-20 balls

8 oz. cream cheese, at room temperature

4 oz. crumbled blue cheese, at room temperature

1 tbsp. milk

8 Medjool dates, pitted and minced

2 tsp. honey

1 tsp. grated lemon zest

1/4 tsp. fresh ground black pepper

1 tbsp. minced fresh Italian parsley

1 tbsp. minced fresh Italian parsley


Beat together first 4 ingredients using an electric mixer until completely smooth. Fold in next 4 ingredients; chill several hours. Scoop up a rounded tablespoon of cheese mixture; using your hands, quickly and lightly form into a ball about 3/4" in diameter. Repeat with remaining mixture; roll balls in chopped nuts. Serve on a 4" bamboo skewer.