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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
Cuisine Southern
Keyword leftover ham
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 236kcal
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.


Calories: 236kcal