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Cheese Ball Recipe
  • READY IN 15 mins

Cheese Ball

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"This is a great appetizer with a cheesy yet sweet flavor."

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Original recipe makes 20 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    15 mins


  1. Mix together the cream cheese, pineapple, onion, bell pepper and seasoning salt.
  2. Form into a ball and roll in chopped pecans. Chill and serve with butter crackers.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 09, 2003

This is a great recipe. I recently made this for a party and everyone loved it. To make sure it is not runny, after you drain the crushed pineapple pat it with some paper toweling to remove the moisture. It really makes a difference and makes it easier to handle when you roll it in the nuts.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 09, 2003

The mixture was runny and didn't hold together well making it difficult for kids to get it on the crackers. Think this was due to the juice leaking out of the pineapple. Next time I make it I will squeeze as much juice out of the pineapple as possible. My husband loves it!


75 Ratings

Jan 01, 2006

I've made this cheese ball for the holidays for many years. My family loves it. I put ALL the nuts in the recipe and don't even bother to make a ball out of it. It's wonderful as a spread. We have named the "The Best Cheeseball Ever." Your family will love it.

Jul 08, 2003

Very good. I drained the pineapple until there was almost not liquid left and it held together no problem. Though I didn't have one, a cheese cloth would be useful to drain the pineapple. I will definitely use one when I make this again.

Jul 08, 2003

Oh my goodness! This is a wonderful recipe. I made it for a Christmas open house and it was gone in a matter of an hour...I'm planning to make another one soon just because. I was wary of mixing pineapple with green peppers but the results are just too good.

Oct 22, 2003

This recipe was easy to make and my guests were surprised that I made it myself.

Jul 08, 2003

Everyone loved it. I made it for Christmas and the whole family asked me to make it again. Its basic and not to strong for kids to like.

Jul 08, 2003

I have had this cheese ball before. You have got to try it. It's sure to be a big hit at holiday gatherings. I made it for several different occasions and folks couln't stop eating it! Give it a try!


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  • Calories
  • 123 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 3.2 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 25 mg
  • 8%
  • Fat
  • 11.7 g
  • 18%
  • Fiber
  • 0.6 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 101 mg
  • 4%

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

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