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Sweet Cheese Ball

Sweet Cheese Ball
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD: 1 cheese ball (3-1/2 cups).

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2/3 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 8 maraschino cherries, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped pecans
  • Assorted fresh fruit

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Beat in the coconut and cherries. Shape into a ball; roll in pecans. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Serve with fruit.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 73 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 30mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

Reviews

Average Rating:
  • ardy bare
    Jan 6, 2016

    best new recipe of the holiday season! everyone loved it. I added dried cranberries instead of cherries and coconut instead of nuts

  • katlaydee3
    Jan 4, 2012

    This was OK but not great. I served it with pineapple slices and star fruit.

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  • roxanne23
    Aug 12, 2010

    I love it , its so good i use fresh cherries instead of maraschino cherries , theres never any left after aparty !!!!!

  • BarbChris
    Dec 25, 2009

    although I did not put in the coconut, I added vanilla and the cherries and instead of nuts used mini chocolate chips, my neices and nephews plus the adults loved this recipe!!! Thank you!

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