Pineapple Cheese Ball

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling


1 cheese ball (3 cups)

Updated: Aug. 25, 2023
Pineapple lends a fruity tang to this fun and tasty appetizer. Instead of one large cheese ball, you could make two smaller to serve before a meal and one to take to a party. —Anne Halfhill, Sunbury, Ohio
Pineapple Cheese Ball Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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 chopped walnuts
  • Assorted crackers and fresh vegetables


  1. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese, pineapple, green pepper, onion and seasoned salt until blended. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Shape into a ball (mixture will be soft); coat in walnuts. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Serve with crackers and vegetables if desired.

Nutrition Facts

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