Pineapple Cheese Ball Recipe

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Pineapple Cheese Ball Recipe

This is a fun appetizer any time of the year! But it’ss especially festive for Christmas when made with green bell peppers.

How To Make Pineapple Cheese Ball

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Tangy, salty and a sweet are what you'll be expecting from a bite out of this festive holiday munchkin.

Prep: 25 mins
Chill: 30 mins
Total: 55 mins


  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 8 oz crushed pineapple , in juice , well drained
  • 1 tbsp green bell pepper, finely chopped (use red for Christmas!)
  • 1 tbsp celery, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp onion, finely chopped
  • cup pecans, chopped
  • ½ tsp salt
  • dash hot sauce, optional


  1. Fold pineapple, bell pepper, celery, onion and ⅓ cup chopped pecans into cream cheese.

  2. Add salt and hot sauce.
  3. Form mixture into a ball; chill for ½ hour.

  4. After ball is firm, roll in remaining pecans to cover.
  5. Chill cheese ball overnight before serving.


  • Sugar: 2g
  • :
  • Calcium: 13mg
  • Calories: 57kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Fat: 5g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 36mg
  • Protein: 1g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Sodium: 79mg
  • Vitamin A: 132IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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