Granola Cheese Balls

Granola Cheese Balls

Delicious by itself or spread on a bagel. You can also make this recipe dairy-free with soya cream cheese.

Makes 12 cheese balls
Total Time 6 Minutes
Difficulty Intermediate
Container 2.0-litre Container


  • 30 g (¼ cup) granola
  • 50 g (¼ cup) silken tofu
  • 60 g (2 ounces) cream cheese
  • 40 g (¼ cup) raisins
  • 3 dates, pitted


  1. Place granola into the Vitamix container and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 3.
  4. Blend for 15 seconds. Set aside.
  5. Place remaining ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  6. Select Variable 1.
  7. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  8. Blend for 15-30 seconds, using the tamper to press the ingredients into the blades. Mixture should be chunky.
  9. Take cream cheese mixture and form 12 2.5 cm balls. Roll in the chopped granola.


Serve as a snack or use as a spread for bagels.

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