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Pimento Cheese Balls

Pimento Cheese Balls

A recipe for pimento cheese balls rolled in toasted pecan pieces. Great appetizer for cheese lovers!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 people
Author Renee

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup cream cheese softened
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon grated onion
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of fresh ground pepper
  • 2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Pepper Jack cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 jar chopped pimentos 4 ounces, drained
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped toasted pecans

Instructions

  1. In the bowl of a food processor fitted with a knife blade, process cream cheese until smooth. Add the mayonnaise, grated onion, garlic powder, salt, and pepper and pulse until combined. Add the shredded cheeses and pimentos and pulse to combine. Transfer the cheese mixture into a bowl and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or up to 2 days. Place pecans on a baking sheet or in a medium bowl. Roll the cheese mixture into 1-inch balls. Roll the balls in the pecans to evenly coat them. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

Recipe Notes

A recipe for pimento cheese balls rolled in toasted pecan pieces. Great appetizer for cheese lovers!