Pineapple Cheese Ball

Perfect for football-watching or holiday parties. Simply change the shape for whatever event you’re celebrating!

 Pineapple Cheese Ball

Pineapple Cheese Ball


This sure-to please appetizer is easy to make and even freezes well, allowing you to get a jump start on party food! Sweet, tart pineapple provides a surprising and unique spin on a traditional cheese ball.

 Pineapple Cheese Ball

Pineapple Cheese Ball

Pineapple Cheese Ball

Ingredients:

  • 1 (8oz) pkg reduced-fat cream cheese, softened

  • 8 oz Cheddar cheese, finely grated or shredded

  • 1 (8oz) can crushed pineapple, well drained

  • ¼ cup finely chopped onion

  • ½ tsp garlic powder

  • 2 cups chopped pecans, divided

 

Mix cream cheese until smooth. Stir in Cheddar cheese, drained pineapple,  chopped onion, garlic powder and 1 cup chopped pecans. Mix together, form into a ball (or desired shape) and roll in remaining 1 cup pecans. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 8 hours.

Serve with crackers or vegetable slices.

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