If you need a tasty appetizer during the holiday season,
this is a good one! You can make it ahead of time, too.
Pecan Studded Cheese Ball
16 oz cream cheese, softened
1 c shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 t salt
pinch each of onion powder,
garlic powder and paprika
20 oz can of sweetened pineapple tidbits, drained very well.
1 c chopped pecans
Mix everything except the pecans on low in your electric mixer.
Form into a ball, roll in the pecans and wrap in plastic wrap.
Chill. Bring to room temperature 30 minutes before serving.