This quick and simple cheese ball always goes over well when taken to parties. It's pretty and delicious too. And no cooking! Serve with apple wedges, gingersnaps, or graham crackers.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
additional:
2 hrs
total:
2 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
10 servings
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Ingredients

10
Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Cheese Ball:
Toppings:

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Beat cream cheese and butter together in a bowl using an electric mixer until smooth and creamy; add 1/4 cup brown sugar, confectioners' sugar, apple pie spice, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, and vanilla extract and beat until smooth. Transfer cheese mixture to a piece of plastic wrap. Wrap plastic wrap around cheese, forming a ball; refrigerate until set, at least 2 hours.

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  • Mix pecans, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon together on a shallow plate. Unwrap cheese ball and roll in the pecan mixture until evenly coated, pressing to help topping stick to cheese ball.

Nutrition Facts

232 calories; protein 2.2g; carbohydrates 12.6g; fat 19.9g; cholesterol 49mg; sodium 134.1mg. Full Nutrition
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