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Pineapple Pecan Cheeseball

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword appetizer, Cheese ball
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 16


  • 8 oz cream cheese - room temperature
  • 8 oz crushed pineapple - drained well*
  • 1 1/2 cups finely chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt or 21 seasoning salute from Trader Joes
  • 1/2-2 teaspoons chopped onions


  1. Mix all ingredients, reserving one cup nuts. 

  2. Chill ball for at least one hour. 

  3. When chilled, roll into remaining chopped pecans and shape into round ball. 

Recipe Notes

  • I like to have food handler's gloves on hand to shape the finished product if possible. If you don't have or don't want to purchase fh gloves,  just wash hands thoroughly before shaping!