Smoky Pimiento Cheese Ball Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexJust EnjoyCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Hickory smoked cold pack cheese food8 Ounce, softened (1 container, Wispride)
 Cream cheese8 Ounce, softened (1 package)
 Bacon strips4 , cooked and crumbled to make 1/4 cup
 Chopped pimiento1 Tablespoon
 Worcestershire sauce1 Teaspoon
 Lemon1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Tabasco1 Dash
 Salt1 Dash
 Finely chopped pecans1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1399 Calories from Fat 1193

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 137 g210.1%

Saturated Fat 56 g280.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 276.3 mg92.1%

Sodium 1582.3 mg65.9%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.7%

Dietary Fiber 5.9 g23.5%

Sugars 10.5 g

Protein 30 g59.2%

Vitamin A 70.2% Vitamin C 26.6%

Calcium 47% Iron 15.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a medium bowl, combine the smoked cheese food and cream cheese.
2. Use a wire whisk or wooden spoon to beat the mixture until smooth and creamy.
3. Add the remaining ingredients, except the pecans and mix well.
4. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until the cheese mixture is firm and pliable.

5. Shape the chilled cheese mixture into one large or into many small balls, using the wooden spoon and a spatula.
6. Spread the chopped pecan on a plate and roll the cheese ball/s in pecans.
7. Arrange on a serving platter and chill again until ready to serve.

8. This makes a wonderful appetizer at a party and should be accompanied by assorted crackers and fruits.