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Pineapple and Ham Cheese Ball

Pineapple, ham, cream cheese, cheddar cheese, and green onion make a savory cheese ball with a little sweetness. The whole cheese ball is coated in crunchy pecans.
Course Appetizer
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 10
Author Christin Mahrlig


  • 2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained well
  • 2/3 cup finely chopped ham
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans


  • In a large bowl, stir together cream cheese, cheddar cheese, seasoned salt and pineapple until well mixed.
  • Add ham and green onions and stir to combine.
  • Place mixture on a piece of plastic wrap. Fold the plastic wrap up and use it to shape the mixture into a ball. Wrap the plastic wrap in a ball and refrigerate for at least one hour.
  • Before serving, roll cheese ball in the pecans. Serve with crackers.