Pumpkin Shaped Cheese Balls


  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 TBS butter, softened
  • 4 ounces mild cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1-2 tbs flour
  • Pretzel sticks, rosemary sprigs, kale for garnish
  • Crackers


  1. In a food processor, combine the cream cheese, cheese, butter mustard and seasoning until smooth.
  2. Place into a bowl and chill for 10 minutes.
  3. If mixture is too sticky add a small amount of flour to mixture.
  4. Shape into circles and, using a toothpick draw lines along the sided to replicate a pumpkin.
  5. Use rosemary sprigs and pretzel sticks to create stems, and kale to produce greenery.
  6. Serve with crackers.

Serving Size: 2tbs

Serves: 16

Thank you to Florida Dairy Farmers for sharing this recipe with us!

Pumpkin Cheese Balls