Hawaiian Cheesecake Cheeseball
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- 8 oz
- cream cheese softened
- 1/2 c
- softened butter (no substitutes)
- 1/4 tsp
- vanilla extract
- 1 c
- confectioners' sugar
- 3/4 c
- crushed pineapple, well drained
- toasted coconut
- graham crackers
1In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter & vanilla until fluffy. Gradually add sugar, beat until just combined. Stir in pineapple.
2Cover and refrigerate two hours.
3Place cream cheese mixture on a large piece of plastic wrap and shape into a ball
4Refrigerate for at least an hour.
5If you choose, just before serving, roll cheese ball in toasted coconut. Serve with graham crackers.
6I usually put it in a dip bowl & just top with coconut since it can be kind of soft to make into a ball
7You can also take the basic recipe (recipe minus pineapple & coconut***use only 3/4 c powdered sugar since there isn't juice from the pineapple) & make it your own with toffee chips, caramel bits, PB chips, White Chocolate, etc just make sure they are small pieces.