Pretzel Crisps® to Serve
4 Ounces Crumbled Blue Cheese
8 Ounces Low Fat Cream Cheese, Softened
1 Tablespoon Milk
10 Dates, Diced
1 Shallot, Minced
1/4 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
1/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
1/8 Teaspoon Black Pepper
1/4 Cup Minced Fresh Flat-Leaf Parsley
2 1/2 Tablespoons Finely Chopped Walnuts


  1. Beat first 3 ingredients in a stand mixer, until smooth.
  2. Add dates, shallots, garlic powder, salt, and pepper; beat at medium speed until well blended, scraping sides of bowl as necessary.
  3. Spoon cheese mixture onto a large sheet of plastic wrap. Form into a log, using a rubber spatula. Wrap cheese ball in plastic wrap; chill overnight.
  4. Combine parsley and walnuts in a shallow dish. Unwrap cheese log; gently roll in nut mixture, coating well. Place on a serving plate
  5. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.