Cheese Ball Appetizer

Cheese Ball Appetizer

Submitted by Carol Hillebrenner


  • 2 8 oz. pkgs. cream cheese
  • 20 oz. can crushed pineapple very well drained
  • 2 cups chopped pecans divided
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped onion
  • 1 Tbsp. seasoned salt
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin or curry


  • Soften cheese to room temperature, cream in bowl, and gradually add well-drained pineapple. Add 1 cup pecans, green pepper, onion, seasoned salt, and cumin/curry. Chill well. Form into a ball and roll in remaining cup of pecans. Chill until serving time. Garnish with pineapple, cherries, parsley, or olives. Can be served in a small crock rather than in a ball. Serve with crackers.