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Pineapple Cheese Ball Recipe

Pineapple Cheese Ball Recipe

Pineapple lends a fruity tang to this fun and tasty appetizer. Instead of one large cheese ball, you could make two smaller ones...one to serve before a meal and one to take to a party. —Anne Halfhill, Sunbury, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons seasoned salt
  • 1-1/2 cups finely chopped walnuts
  • Assorted crackers

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, pineapple, green pepper, onion and seasoned salt until blended. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Shape into a ball; roll in walnuts. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Serve with crackers. Yield: 1 cheese ball (3 cups).

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 87 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 155 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.