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5 from 1 vote

Strawberry Cheese Ring Appetizer

This appetizer creates a pretty display for a party and guests love it!
Prep Time25 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10 +


  • 16 ounces sharp cheddar cheese grated (4 cups)
  • 1 3- ounce package cream cheese softened
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt or powder
  • Cayenne pepper to taste
  • 1 cup strawberry preserves


  • Combine all ingredients except preserves in a food processor or electric mixer.
  • Mix thoroughly and refrigerate for 2-3 hours.
  • Scoop mixture onto a platter.
  • Use your hands to mold mixture into a ring formation
  • Add strawberry preserves in center of ring and serve with crackers
  • *Note: When I make this for parties, I also add chopped nuts all over the surface.


If you're having a smaller gathering, cut the ingredients in half and make a smaller cheese ring. It looks and taste just as yummy.