Ham-Cheddar Cheese Ball
- 1/2 pound thinly sliced deli ham
- 1/2 medium onion, cut into wedges
- 2 cups (8 ounces) finely shredded cheddar cheese
- 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, cubed
- 1 cup chopped pecans
- 1 slice Swiss cheese
- Assorted crackers
Adapted from tasteofhome.com
Place ham and onion in a food processor; pulse until finely chopped. Add cheddar cheese; pulse until blended. Add cream cheese; process until smooth.
Shape cheese mixture into a football; press pecans into cheese mixture. Wrap in plastic wrap; refrigerate at least 1 hour.
Cut cheese into strips; arrange over top for laces. Serve with crackers. Yield: 4 cups.