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Carrot Cheese Ball

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These carrot cheese balls make a delicious and adorable addition to your Easter celebrations. Easy to make, chock full of fresh carrots, it’s virtually impossible to stop eating.

Why You’ll Love These Carrot Cheese Balls

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. I love cooking special meals for the holidays! It’s such an easy way to bring smiles to your family and friends and create fun memories. Food doesn’t have to be complicated and fancy. A unique addition to your table, perfect for the holidays.

This carrot cheese ball fits the bill perfectly. It takes about as much work as regular cheese balls, but makes a super cute spring centerpiece. You can take it in advance, so it’s always convenient when entertaining guests. But the most important thing is how delicious it tastes. Cheesy, creamy, incredibly flavorful, and chock-full of fresh shredded carrots. It’s also delicious with crackers, bread, and vegetables. Also great as an appetizer for Easter dinner or brunch.

Carrot-shaped cheese ball with crackers and vegetables

Carrot Cheese Ball Ingredients

  • Cream cheese– I used regular cream cheese. Neufchâtel cheese goes well here too.
  • shredded carrot– Chopped carrots food processor Attachments. It can also be shredded on a regular grater. I also used paper towels to soak up some of the moisture after shredding the carrots.
  • Cheddar cheese– I used medium cheddar, but sharp cheddar is also delicious and can add vibrant color.
  • Worcestershire sauce– Favorite condiment for cheese balls! It adds a very rich flavor. If you don’t have it, you can use soy sauce instead.
  • garlic salt–You can also substitute 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  • onion powder– This also adds a delicious flavor.you would want to use about 1 tablespoon Raw grated onion instead of onion powder.
Ingredients for carrot cheese balls.Shredded carrot, Worcestershire sauce, cream cheese, garlic salt, onion powder, cheese

How to make carrot cheese balls

  1. large-scale mixing bowl Mix cream cheese, garlic salt, onion powder and Worcestershire sauce with an electric beater. Beat until smooth, then stir in grated carrots and 1/2 cup cheddar cheese.
  2. lay a wrap on the counter. Spray with cooking spray and place cheese mixture in center. Gather edges of plastic wrap and shape cheese into a triangular shape. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Chilling it will make it even more delicious!
  3. Remove from refrigerator. Place cheese balls on serving platter. Gently reshape as needed. Cover the outside of the cheese ball with the remaining cheddar cheese to seal.
  4. chop the broccoli Arrange on top of cheese balls to resemble carrot greens. Blanch briefly if necessary. It gives the broccoli a beautiful bright green color. To do this, soak the broccoli in boiling water for about 30 seconds, or place a few tablespoons of water in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover and microwave for 1 minute.
  5. Serving carrot cheese balls Crackers, loaves of bread, apple slices and assorted vegetables.
  6. fun!
Process shot of how to make carrot cheese balls

Best ladle for cheese balls

  • wheat crackers
  • loaf of bread
  • bagel chips
  • pretzels
  • rye chips
  • apple slice
  • carrot stick
  • sugar snap peas
  • celery stick
  • cucumber slices
  • cherry tomatoes
  • florets of broccoli
  • cauliflower floret
  • sliced ​​radish
  • sliced ​​green pepper
  • asparagus stalk
  • snow peas
Carrot-shaped cheese ball with crackers and vegetables

Tips and Suggestions

How many days in advance can I make cheese balls?

Cheese balls can be made 3-5 days in advance. Wait to coat them with cheese until they are ready to serve.

How long do cheese balls keep in the refrigerator?

Leftover cheese balls can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 5-7 days.

What can I add to my cheese balls?

One of my favorite things about cheeseballs is how easy they are to customize. Some of our favorite add-ins are chopped dried apricots, chopped nuts, chopped spinach, adobo chipotle peppers, or bacon bits.

Carrot-shaped cheese ball with crackers and vegetables
Carrot-shaped cheese ball with crackers and vegetables

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carrot cheese ball

These carrot cheese balls make a delicious and adorable addition to your Easter celebrations. Easy to make, chock full of fresh carrots, it’s virtually impossible to stop eating.

preparation time15 minutes

cooking time0 minutes

chill time30 minutes

total time45 minutes

Serving: 12 serving

calorie: 197kcal

  • 16 ounce Cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 tea spoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 tea spoon onion powder
  • 1 tea spoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup finely grated carrot
  • 1 1/2 cup finely grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup florets of broccoli cut into bite size pieces
  • Combine cream cheese, garlic salt, onion powder, and Worcestershire sauce in a large mixing bowl. Whip with an electric hand mixer. Once smooth, add grated carrots and 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese.

  • Line the counter with plastic wrap and spray with cooking spray. Place cheese mix in center. Gather edges of plastic wrap and shape cheese into triangles. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

  • Remove from refrigerator and gently place triangles in center of serving platter. Shape with your hands as needed. Cover the triangles with the remaining 1 cup grated cheddar cheese and dab to stick to the cream cheese mixture.

  • Cut the broccoli into small, easy-to-eat florets. Arrange the broccoli on top of the cheese balls to create the carrot greens.

  • Serve with crackers or vegetable sticks. fun!

calorie: 197kcal | | carbohydrates: Fourg | | protein: 6g | | obesity: 18g | | saturated fat: Teng | | Polyunsaturated fat: 1g | | Monounsaturated fat: Fourg | | cholesterol: 52mg | | sodium: 324mg | | potassium: one two threemg | | fiber: 1g | | sugar: 2g | | Vitamin A: 2479IU | | Vitamin C: 7mg | | calcium: 144mg | | iron: 0.2mg


Natalie Monson

I am a registered dietitian, mother of four, a food lover and a strong promoter of healthy habits. Here you’ll find delicious, fruit- and veg-rich recipes, tips to help your kids eat better and more intuitively, and tons of resources to feed your family.

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