Ham and Cheese Ball With Roasted Pecans

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

I put this together years ago and it is a fav at all parties. Easy and can be made 2 days ahead or can be frozen for later use. I like to make enough in Oct. freeze and use for Holiday parties in Nov. and Dec. Also makes great Christmas host gifts. Serve with any crackers. Also good with pepper jelly on the side.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put 1 cup pecans to the side for covering cheese ball.
  2. Put remaining ingredients in blender.
  3. blend well.
  4. Form into a ball
  5. Freeze for 10 minutes.
  6. Roll ball in cup of roasted pecans.
  7. Wrap in wax paper and chill till ready to use.
  8. Can freeze till ready to use or give as gift.
  9. Serve with crackers
  10. Also good with Jalapino pepper jelly on top or on the side.
Most Helpful

I served this at a dinner party the other night and we all thought it was yummy! I don't recommend using thin-sliced sandwich ham for this recipe as I did. Next time I will use a bulkier smoked/honeyed ham. Other than that, it's a repeat for us. Made for Pick-A- Chef. Thanks Deb!

A Good Thing September 25, 2008