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Cream Cheese Ball Recipe
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Cream Cheese Ball

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"Not a strong tasting cheese ball, children even like it."

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Original recipe makes 1 large ball Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins

    2 hrs 15 mins


  1. Place cream cheese in a medium size mixing bowl. Mix until cream cheese is soft. Mix in bell pepper, green onions, crushed pineapple, and seasoning salt.
  2. Line another mixing bowl with plastic wrap. Form the mixture into a ball and place it on the plastic wrap. Cover the bowl and refrigerate until the ball has set, 2 hours or more.
  3. When ready to serve, roll the cheese ball in the nuts and serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 25, 2004

This cheese ball was originally served at a holiday get together I attended. I had to have the recipe.... Substituting Pecans for the walnuts adds a slightly different flavor to the ball. Also, the ball was very creamy and I found that shaping the "ball" into a log easier for serving. Very good with butter-type crackers.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 11, 2005

not bad, but not as good as i had anticipated. It looked good (that's why it has 3 stars rather than just 2). The flavour was just a little odd. Probably won't make it again.

Jan 25, 2004

I had this recipe at a wedding reception and just had to have it! I drain the pineapple juice -- makes it firmer and not as sweet. My seasoning salt is: 1 tsp onion powder, 1 tsp Mrs. Dash, and 1-2 tsp garlic and parsley salt. I also don't make a "ball" but more a log shape as another reviewer wrote.

Jan 25, 2004

Serbved this at a party recently and it went over very big. I substituted chopped pecans for the walnuts. It is much easier to handle if you make sure to drain the juice from the can of crushed pineapple.

Jan 25, 2004

this is the best tasting cheeseball and easiest to make....everyone love it...have been looking for this recipe and finally found it...try it...mild and the flavor is great with any chips...thank you, Linda

Dec 17, 2004

My crowd loves cheese balls during the holiday parties. I love trying all the different variations. This one is very good. I would recommend toasting the walnuts, though.This is a sweet/savory version of an old standby.Thank you, Linda.

Dec 18, 2008

This has been my favorite cheese ball for years. I made it again today leaving out the green pepper and using two 8 oz. pkgs. of cream cheese rather than three (as I always do). Drain the pineapple very well. I toss a BIG handful of nuts into the cheese mixture and also roll it in the nuts. Serve with Wheat Thin crackers. Very good!!

Nov 20, 2004

My husband and I smoke a lot of Salmon and this cheese ball is great on a cracker with a piece of Smoked Salmon on top!


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  • Calories
  • 169 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 4 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Fat
  • 16.2 g
  • 25%
  • Fiber
  • 0.9 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 3.7 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 198 mg
  • 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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