Christmas Cheese Ball – Gluten Free

This recipe is best prepared the day before to allow the flavours to intensify.


  • 125gm cashew nuts
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley
  • 250gm gluten free crackers
  • 250gm cream cheese, softened and chopped
  • 1 cup grated tasty cheese
  • 3 mini capsicums (red, yellow and orange) finely chopped
  • 1 chilli, finely chopped
  • 4 spring onion, finely chopped
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • gluten free crackers to serve


  1. Toast cashews in a frypan over low heat. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  2. Combine toasted cashews and parsley in a food processor and blitz until parsley and nuts are chopped. Place mixture on a plate.
  3. Process the crackers in a food processor until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  4. Beat cheeses in a stand mixer until smooth. Add in cracker crumbs, capsicum, chives, salt and pepper and beat on a low speed until all ingredients are well combined.
  5. Using damp hands, roll and shape cheese mixture into a ball.
  6. Roll the cheese ball in the parsley and cashew mix to coat.
  7. Refrigerate overnight or until serving and serve with your choice of crackers.


One response to “Christmas Cheese Ball – Gluten Free”

  1. Cheese is a staple in my house!!!


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: