smoked ham cheese ball

Smoked Ham Cheese Ball

From the kitchen of Laura King

2 packages deli sliced smoked or honey
    ham (such as Buddig)
16 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 small can chopped olives, drained
1 small package chopped pecans

In blender or food processor chop meat. In medium mixing bowl put cream cheese, olives and meat. Mix very well and shape into ball. Roll into chopped pecans. Garnish plate with parsley with cheese ball in the middle. I also put a pimento stuffed green olive for garnish in center.

Serve with assorted crackers.

NOTE: Can be made into 2 logs also.