What Are Some Easy Pineapple Cheese Ball Recipes?

What Are Some Easy Pineapple Cheese Ball Recipes?

Some easy pineapple cheese ball recipes are Taste of Home?s pineapple pecan version and Kraft?s pineapple bacon variant. To make Taste of Home?s recipe, begin by beating 2 8-ounce packages softened cream cheese in a large bowl until smooth.

Stir in 1 8-ounce can well-drained crushed pineapple, 1/2 cup chopped green pepper, 1/2 cup chopped green onions, 1 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning, 1 teaspoon seasoned salt and 1/2 cup chopped pecans. Place mixture onto a sheet of plastic wrap and shape into a ball. Store overnight in refrigerator.

Roll cheese ball in 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans right before serving. Serve with your favorite crackers. This recipe makes 27 servings.

To make Kraft?s recipe, combine 6 crumbled slices cooked and drained thick cut bacon, 1 8-ounce package softened cream cheese, 2 cups finely shredded extra sharp cheddar cheese, 1 tablespoon A.1. Original Sauce, 2 tablespoons chopped red onion, 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley and 1/2 cup drained crushed pineapple in a mixing bowl. Mix thoroughly until ingredients are evenly distributed.

Shape mixture into a ball and wrap with plastic wrap; refrigerate until ready to eat. Serve with your preferred crackers, melted on bruschetta or as a filling for celery or cherry tomatoes.