Blue Cheese Truffles

  • prep time25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • serves 18

Pull out these delicious blue cheese truffles at your next wine and cheese party and bask in praise. Courtesy of the Dairy Farmers of Canada.

2 Ratings
Directions for: Blue Cheese Truffles


3 Tbsp (45 mL) cider vinegar

3 Tbsp (45 mL) apple juice

2 Tbsp (30 mL) walnut or olive oil

Salt, pepper, sugar

6 oz (180 g) Canadian Blue Ermite or Bénédictin cheese

2 Tbsp (30 mL) finely chopped toasted walnuts

2 medium tart green apples

10 cup (2.5 L) torn salad greens

Sweetened dried cranberries (optional)


1. Combine vinegar, apple juice and oil in a small bowl. Whisk together thoroughly. Add salt, pepper and a little sugar to taste. Set dressing aside.

2. Crumble Canadian Blue Ermite or Bénédictin cheese into a medium bowl. Shape into 18 balls, about 1 inch (2.5 cm) in diameter. Roll balls in chopped walnuts to form truffles. Thread 3 balls onto each of 6 wooden skewers.

3. Core and thinly slice apples. Combine with salad greens in a large bowl and toss with dressing. Divide salad among 6 chilled plates, top with a skewer of Cheese truffles and garnish with sweetened dried cranberries, if desired.

See more: Appetizer, Party Favourites, French, No-Cook, Quick and Easy, Cheese, Vegetarian, Dairy Farmers of Canada


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