Walnut Pomegranate Cheese Ball

Pomegranate Cheese Ball is the perfect appetizer for fall and winter parties. This delicious cheese ball is packed with nuts and herbs.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, Persian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 170 kcal
Author Shadi HasanzadeNemati


  • 8 oz Cream Cheese Room Temperature
  • 2 oz Crumbled Feta Cheese
  • 1/4 cup Chopped Walnuts
  • 1/4 cup Chopped Pistachios
  • 1 tbsp Dried Mint
  • 1 cup Pomegranate Arils


  1. Place the softened cream cheese and feta cheese in a bowl. Mix well using a fork. 

  2. Add in chopped walnuts and pistachios. Stir well. 

  3. Mix in the dried mint. 

  4. Transfer the mixture onto a large piece of plastic wrap. Lift the sides of the plastic wrap and form the cheese mixture into a ball. 

  5. Bring all the corners of the plastic wrap together and tie them together. Place the wrapped cheese ball in the fridge and chill for at least one hour. 

  6. Place the pomegranate arils in a plate and roll the chilled cheese ball in the arils and use your hands to press the arils onto the surface of the cheese ball until the cheese ball is fully coated with pomegranate arils. 

  7. Serve with crackers. 

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