Pumpkin Cheese Ball

A wonderfully easy cheese ball that goes perfectly with your favorite crackers or bread!

Original recipe makes 1 cheese ball


2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
1/2 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup solid-pack pumpkin
1/4 cup pineapple preserves
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 pretzel rod

  • PREP

    15 mins


    2 hrs 45 mins


  1. Beat Cheddar and cream cheeses in a bowl with an electric mixer until smooth. Stir in the pumpkin, pineapple preserves, allspice, and nutmeg and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours.
  2. When the cheese mixture is firm, shape it into a ball. To make it look like a pumpkin, score the sides with vertical lines using a butter knife. Add the pretzel rod for a stem and transfer to a serving platter.


Calories: 79 kcal
Carbohydrates: 3.8 g
Cholesterol: 18 mg
Fat: 5.7 g
Fiber: 0.2 g
Protein: 3.4 g
Sodium: 112 mg