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party time tropical cheese ball

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Norma DeRemer
York, PA

This cheese ball is good any time of the year. I've made it several times for parties and it always went over well with my guest. I've even made it up and gave it out as gifts.

(2 ratings)
yield 12 serving(s)

Ingredients For party time tropical cheese ball

  • 1
    (8 ounce) package of cream cheese softened
  • 1
    (18-1/4 ounce can) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 2 c
    (8 ounch) shredded mild chedder cheese
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1/4 c
    chopped dried apricots
  • 1 tsp
    chopped crystallized ginger
  • flaked coconut

How To Make party time tropical cheese ball

  • 1
    Combine cream cheese and pineapple, mixing until well blended.
  • 2
    Add all remaining ingredients except coconut.
  • 3
    Empty ingredients onto a large sheet of clear wrap and roll into a ball and seal.
  • 4
    Place in frigerator for several hours.
  • 5
    Remove from refrigerator and unwrap and roll into a ball and roll in more pecans or coconut.
  • 6
    Place on a serving platter along with an assortment of crackers.
  • 7
    * My family liked it better rolled in coconut.

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