Blue Cheese Balls - Juustotahna

Blue Cheese Balls - Juustotahna

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


These intensely flavored cheese balls are delicious spread on Finn Crisp crackers or thinly sliced rye bread. They make a good appetizer, smorgasbord item, or an addition to a Finnish salad plate.

From Sundays At Moosewood Restaurant.


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16-18 walnut-sized balls
25 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 1 1/2 c
    crumbled blue cheese (such as roquefort, gorgonzola, or danish blue)
  • 3/4 c
    unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    onion, minced
  • 1 c
    toasted almonds, finely chopped

How to Make Blue Cheese Balls - Juustotahna


  1. Mash the blue cheese with a fork until smooth.
  2. Add the butter, Tabasco, and onion. Blend well.
  3. Form into walnut-sized balls.
  4. Roll the balls in the chopped almonds.
  5. The cheese mixture will be a bit soft and sticky, but you should be able to perfect the shape of the balls once they have almonds on them.
  6. Mound the balls in a pretty bowl, cover, and chill.
  7. Serve on a cheese board with crackers or bread and sliced cherry tomatoes or radishes.

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About Blue Cheese Balls - Juustotahna

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Scandinavian

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