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Pineapple-Cheese Ball Recipe
|Cream cheese||16 Ounce, softened|
|Crushed pineapple||8 1⁄2 Ounce (Drained)|
|Chopped pecans||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Chopped green pepper||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Chopped onion||2 Tablespoon|
|Seasoned salt||1 Tablespoon|
|Canned pineapple slice||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Maraschino cherries||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Parsley sprigs||1 Tablespoon|
|Assorted crackers||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3980 Calories from Fat 2842
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 331 g509.1%
Saturated Fat 101.7 g508.6%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 498.9 mg
Sodium 6490.7 mg270.4%
Total Carbohydrates 242 g80.8%
Dietary Fiber 32.3 g129.1%
Sugars 158.8 g
Protein 51 g102.6%
Vitamin A 146.4% Vitamin C 169.6%
Calcium 71.3% Iron 59.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Gradually stir in crushed pineapple, 1 cup pecans, the green pepper, onion, and salt.
Shape into a ball.
Roll in remaining nuts.
Wrap in plastic film or foil.
Refrigerate until well chilled—overnight.
To serve: Place cheese ball on serving board.
If desired, garnish with pineapple slices, cherries, and parsley.
Surround with crackers.
Let guests help themselves.
Makes about 40 appetizer servings.
Note: Any leftover cheese mixture can be reshaped and refrigerated, for use another day.