This was based on my grandma's recipe, a good christmas tradition.
500 g (2 regular size blocks) cream cheese
40 g (120 ml) unsweetened coconut
70 g (80 ml) white sugar
100 g (24) red glace cherries, finely chopped
80 g (180 ml) chopped pecans
180 g (300 ml) graham crumbs, mixed with 55 g (60 ml) melted butter
Remove cream cheese from foil, place in bowl, and let sit at room temperature to soften for a few hours. 1
Whip cream cheese, adding coconut, sugar, nuts. 2
Gently fold in cherries with a rubber scraper.
Refrigerate 1-2 hours.
Shape into balls, and roll in graham crumbs mixture. 3
Keep cold till set. Pack with wax paper between layers.