Mix cream cheese, 1/2 cup of craisins, and shredded cheese into a medium bowl. Fold the cream cheese, cranberries, and cheddar together gently.
Using gloves or plastic wrap, shape the cheese into a ball shape. Let chill for 10 minutes. Roughly chop your pecans while you wait for the cheese to chill in the fridge.
Ready your pecans in a medium bowl and then take your cheeseball and press gently yet firmly down into the pecans. You may need to push larger individual pecans into the mixture depending how cold it is. Then, let chill again in the fridge for 1 hour.