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Cranberry Pecan Cheese Ball

Cranberry pecan cheese ball is a classic appetizer that is perfect for any occasion. The creamy cheese is mixed with tart cranberries and crunchy pecans, creating a delicious balance of sweet and savory flavors.

Tasty Team
May 14, 2023
97% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Cranberry Pecan Cheese Ball

Under 30 minutes


for 6 servings

  • 8 oz cream cheese (225 g), softened
  • 1 ½ cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese (150 g)
  • ⅓ cup dried cranberry (40 g)
  • ⅓ cup chopped pecan (40 g), plus more for coating
  • ¼ cup sliced green onion (50 g)
  • 1 package crackers, for serving

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 229
  • Fat 19g
  • Carbs 7g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugar 5g
  • Protein 6g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Mix softened cream cheese, sharp cheddar, dried cranberries, pecans, and green onions until well-combined.
  2. Form into a ball, then roll in more chopped pecans to coat.
  3. Serve with crackers of your choice.
  4. Enjoy!
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Cranberry Pecan Cheese Ball