Pineapple Cheese Ball

Pineapple Cheese Ball


"My mother-in-law gave me this recipe. It is my favorite cheese ball and I like it best on buttery round crackers."


2 h 15 m servings 168 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 168 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 14.7 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.6g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 89 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, celery, bell pepper, onion, and crushed pineapple. Divide the mixture in half and form two balls out of the mixture. Roll each ball in the pecans. Chill until ready to serve.
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  1. 158 Ratings


We've used a similar recipe in our family during the holidays for years. Substituting some red peppers will add more color. As mentioned, about 1 tsp seasoning salt is a must. If you don't wa...

I have made this cheeseball twice. It always gets great reviews by those who eat it. I recommend NOT draining the heck out of the pineapple though. It loses a lot of flavor that way. It is a...

This recipe if not done right, becomes a dip instead of a ball. Drain the pineapple really well and also used CRUSHED pineapple like it calls for. I accidentally got pineapple chunks, thought ...

I have a very similar recipe that always gets rave reviews. With mine, you leave out the celery, use red instead of green bell pepper, and 2 or 3 chopped green onions instead of minced onion plu...

This is the best cheeseball ever! I always add a splash of Worstershire to give it a subtle sweet and salty flavor. It's definitely addicting!

I really enjoyed this recipe. I did make one mistake which i believe was not draining the pineapple thoroughly. The mixture was very creamy. I could not form it into a ball until i stuck it in t...

Wonderful cheeseball, was a hit at the pot luck. Definately let it sit for a while to allow the flavors to blend.

I got this recipe from my grandmother over 30 years ago, and I still make it. Have tried many cheese balls over the years and this is still my favorite! But what's with the picture? It does n...

Disappointing. Flavor was bland, took me more like 25 to 35 minutes to prepare rather than 5 and I cut the recipe in half but the size ball I ended up with was much larger than a "tennis ball".