Pineapple and Cream Cheese Ball Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Pineapple and Cream Cheese Ball Recipe
  • READY IN 40 mins

Pineapple and Cream Cheese Ball

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"This is a simple, fast, and easy holiday cheese ball recipe. It will remind you of your childhood if you are of a vintage age. If you loved the taste of Kraft® pineapple cheese spread on a Ritz® cracker this will really bring back comfort food memories. Makes a great potluck dish for parties. This is a big favorite at the holidays. I like to serve this with Chicken in a Biscuit® type of cracker, but your favorite crackers will do very nicely."

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Original recipe makes 1 cheese ball Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    40 mins

Directions

  1. Mix cream cheese and pineapple together in a bowl; form into a ball. Roll ball in walnut pieces until ball is completely coated.
  2. Set ball on a piece of plastic wrap. Wrap plastic wrap tightly around ball and place in a small bowl. Refrigerate ball to allow flavors to blend, at least 30 minutes.
  3. Serve cheese ball on a bed of chopped parsley.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • If you or anyone you know is allergic to walnuts, any kind of nut pieces will work. Walnuts are the traditional flavor.
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Feb 23, 2013

Since I am of that "vintage age," this recipe did bring back wonderful memories as the submitter suggested. An easy to make cheese ball that requires minimum ingredients. Always a hit for a delicious appetizer.

 
Apr 09, 2013

I was looking for a simple appetizer that would complement the pineapple used to make my Easter ham. I love how simple this cheese ball was but I suspected it wouldn't taste like much more than cream cheese with little chunks of pineapple in it. Unfortunately, I was right. While making it, I considered adding in some of the pineapple juice for more flavor but figured it would make the mixture too loose. I also thought about toasting some coconut and mixing it in, but didn't. I wish I had; it may have jazzed it up a bit. Otherwise, it was a bit too bland to make again.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 132 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 5.2 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 25 mg
  • 8%
  • Fat
  • 11.8 g
  • 18%
  • Fiber
  • 0.7 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 68 mg
  • 3%

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

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