Christmas ornaments filled with seasoning with a red ribbon tied around the top

Edible Gifting: Just add Ontario cheese!

The best part of the holidays is sharing little comforts that make a big difference. 
 

We all have those friends and family members who will tell you over and over they need nothing, but you still feel the impulse to gift them something to show your gratitude for the role they play in your life throughout each year. From our mail delivery person to our hair stylist to great aunt Hazel, it’s a great feeling to have something small, unique and thoughtful to show your appreciation over the holidays.
 

These adorable fillable holiday ornaments are like a holiday party in a bottle. Filled with flavour, each one contains all the ingredients you need to make a festive cheese ball – all you need to do is add Ontario cheese!
 

Add the dry ingredients from each of the recipes below to a clean, fillable holiday ornament. Replace the cap and add ribbon or string. Be sure to include the full recipe with your gift! 

Cranberry, Citrus & Herb Ball

Dry Ingredients

Cheese

Method

Step 1

In a medium bowl using your hands, combine the cheeses until well mixed. Fold the cranberries, rosemary, garlic and orange zest and mix with your hands until well-combined.
 

Step 2

Form cheese mixture into a ball and wrap tightly with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for a minimum of one hour.


Step 3

Add the walnuts to a shallow bowl. Roll cheese mixture balls firmly but gently in the walnuts to thoroughly coat. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

 

Festive Cheese & Herb Bomb

Dry Ingredients

Cheese

Step 1

In a medium bowl using your hands, combine the cheeses with the garlic until all ingredients are well distributed. 
 

Step 2

Form cheese mixture into a ball and wrap tightly with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for a minimum of one hour.


Step 3

In a shallow bowl, combine all herbs and walnuts. Roll cheese mixture balls firmly but gently in the mixture to thoroughly coat. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

 

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