Pepper Jam Cheese Ball

16 oz. cream cheese, softened

1/3 cup Hot Pepper Jam (Original Jalapeno, Cherry Jalapeno or Strawberry Jalapeno)

8 ounces Monterey Jack cheese, shredded (or your favorite cheese)

1 T. chopped onion

1 T. chopped jalapeno

½ cup chopped pecans

In a mixer or food processor, cream together the cream cheese, pepper jam, onion and jalapeno. Chill for at least an hour, then form into a ball. Roll in chopped pecans and chill until ready to use. Serve with crackers.