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Pineapple Pecan Cheese Ball Recipe

Pineapple Pecan Cheese Ball Recipe

This cheese ball will keep for several days in the refrigerator. It's delicious! I've found it's especially popular at a party or get-together.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling YIELD:27 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, well drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 2 cups chopped pecans, divided
  • Assorted crackers

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Stir in the pineapple, green pepper, onions, seasonings and 1/2 cup pecans. Place on a sheet of plastic wrap; shape into a ball. Refrigerate overnight.
  • 2. Just before serving, roll cheese ball in remaining pecans. Serve with crackers. Yield: 3-1/3 cups.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoon: 98 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 99mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein .

Reviews for Pineapple Pecan Cheese Ball

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NebrSue
Reviewed Nov. 17, 2014

"We did not like this at all. I took it to a card party and no one ate it. It was like eating just a spoonful of onions and green peppers - couldn't even taste the pineapple. Very salty, also."

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Ponygirl1014
Reviewed Oct. 18, 2014

"I have been making this for years and it is very good!! The pecans and pineapple give the ball such an unique flavor. It does have a hard time holding a ball shape however. Not a reason not to make it."

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luigimon
Reviewed Jan. 6, 2014

"Mine didn't turn out very solid, but oh my gosh, was it good!! I just turned it into a dip and topped it with the finely chopped pecans. Definitely a keeper, though maybe next time, it will hold a ball shape for me!"

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JayCeeVee
Reviewed Jan. 19, 2011

"This is my favorite and my families favorite cheese ball ever. I made this for our Christmas Eve get together and there wasn't even a crumb left. Usually when I make the other 2 that I have over the years, at least I have leftovers LOL. This is the best and easiest to make...can't believe I missed this recipe all these years. Jan V"

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JayCeeVee
Reviewed Dec. 28, 2010

"Made for family Christmas Eve get together..only change was adding 1 cup sharp shredded cheddar cheese. My family truly devoured this cheeseball, didn't have a crumb left. Will definitely be a keeper for my family."

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thejem53
Reviewed Dec. 4, 2009

"If you want a differnt but unique taste, try toasting the pecans."

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vas707
Reviewed Jun. 18, 2009

"First ate this when I would go to Mary Kay parties. Make it every year at Christmas. It is so good!"

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Ginny_in_PA
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2009

"I agree that this cheeseball is wonderful -- and pretty easy! I've made it twice for different get-togethers and gotten lots of raves and recipe requests!"

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NDowdy
Reviewed Oct. 22, 2008

"To die for!!!"

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3sistersbaking
Reviewed Apr. 1, 2008

"This is the best cheeseball ever! My older sister makes it and it is the best! It tastes sooo good!

Anna"

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