Feta Dukkah Spice Cheese Ball

Dukkah is an Egyptian spice mix often sprinkled on pita. It's a blend of toasted seeds and nuts, usually containing sesame seeds, coriander and cumin, along with nuts. Yields: 16 servings

Total time: 15 minutes
Yields: 16 servings
Difficulty Level: Beginner


For the Spice Mix:

  • 1/4 cup hazelnuts
  • 2 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 1/2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp black peppercorns
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp salt

For the Cheese Ball:

  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 8oz Odyssey Feta Cheese, crumbled
  • 1 tbsp honey


  1. Make spice mix: In skillet over medium-low heat, toast hazelnuts. Remove from heat, chop coarsely and set aside. Repeat skillet toasting with coriander seeds, sesame seeds, peppercorns and cumin seeds. Cool. Combine nuts and seeds in bowl of food processor with salt. Process until ingredients are crushed and well combined. Set aside.
  2. Serve with pita chips or radishes.

Recipe and photo © 2018 Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin

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