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Watch Us Make: Pineapple Pecan Cheese Ball

Guests of all ages will appreciate the classic sweet-savory blend of peppers, onions and DOLE® Crushed Pineapple.

This classic cheese ball keeps well for several days in the refrigerator. Guests of all ages will appreciate the classic sweet-savory blend of peppers, onions and DOLE® Crushed Pineapple.

Pineapple Pecan Cheese Ball

Prep: 10 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 can (8 ounces) DOLE 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 DOLE Crushed 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.

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