Almond milk cream cheese is delicately nutty, with a buttery-rich texture and zero grams of sat fat. Find it at Whole Foods stores nationwide. You can substitute 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, which adds 1.6g sat fat to each serving.
Place first 4 ingredients in a large bowl, and beat with a mixer at medium speed 2 minutes or until smooth. Freeze 15 minutes.
Place nuts and thyme in a food processor; process until finely ground. Place nut mixture in a shallow dish.
Divide cheese mixture into 36 equal portions (about 2 teaspoons each), rolling to form 36 balls. Freeze 10 minutes. Gently roll each cheese ball in nut mixture, coating well. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.