Preheat oven to 350.
Place slivered almonds on a baking sheet in a single layer and bake approximately 5 minutes, until beginning to toast. Reserve.
In a bowl, strip rosemary. Mix together honey and balsamic with rosemary. Fold in cranberries, careful not to break them, coating them in mixture.
Set aside half of the almonds.
Hand roll together the goat cheese and cream cheese until combined. Work in the remaining almonds. Form cheese and almonds into a ball. Place in the center of a baking dish.
Pour cranberry mixture around the cheese ball.
Sprinkle the set aside almonds.
Bake for approximately 30 minutes, until hot and bubbling.
Serve hot with crostini.