Pumpkin puff pastry cheese ball



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4 - 6 People
Serves 2
Difficulty  0


  • 1 sheet of puff pastry (check ingredients for vegan-friendly)
  • 1 cup vegan cream cheese or vegan feta 
  • 1/3 cup chopped mixed nuts, toasted if you like 
  • 1/4 cup cranberries of chopped dates 
  • 1 tsp nutritional yeast 
  • 1-2 tbsp raw honey or syrup 
  • dash of cinnamon
  • pinch of salt 
  • melted coconut oil or butter to brush before baking 
  • cinnamon stick 
  • fruit and nuts to serve on snack platter 
  • string 


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius. 
  2. Lay out the puff pastry and measure out a circle, around a small plate size. 
  3. Mix the cheese ingredients and place them on to cling film roll into a ball and place in the fridge to set for a bit. 
  4. Add the cheese ball in the middle of the puff pastry and fold over the cheese ball. Use some string and wrap up until you have a pumpkin shape. 
  5. Place on to parchment paper lined tray brush with butter or oil and bake for about 20-25 minutes until brown, press in the cinnamon stick and remove to cool for a few minutes. 
  6. Serve with some honey or syrup on top, along with other snacking goodies and crackers.