Yam Cheese Ball

Zelda Hopkins


This recipe is able to look like a Jack O Lantern when finished. So have this for Halloween.


★★★★★ 1 vote

serves 12 or more
15 Min


  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 c
    mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1 jar(s)
    dried beef chipped, chopped
  • 2 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 c
    crushed pineapple, well drained
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped onion
  • 1 small
    celery stalk with leaves

How to Make Yam Cheese Ball


  1. Combine cream cheese and yams; mix until well blended. Stir in the beef, cheddar cheese, pineapple and onion; mix well. Chill at least 1 hour. form into large ball. Score sides to resemble pumpkin. Garnish with celery for a stem. Serve on large tray encircled by several varieties of crackers.

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About Yam Cheese Ball

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #yams, #Cream, #cheese, #Kids

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