Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball


Your guests are in for a sweet surprise when they try this unusual cheese ball--it tastes just like cookie dough!

1 cheese ball (about 2 cups)


  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

  • ½ cup butter (no substitutes), softened

  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ¾ cup confectioners' sugar

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar

  • ¾ cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips

  • ¾ cup finely chopped pecans

  • graham crackers


  1. In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter and vanilla until fluffy. Gradually add sugars; beat just until combined. Stir in chocolate chips. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.

  2. Place cream cheese mixture on a large piece of plastic wrap; shape into a ball. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

  3. Just before serving, roll cheese ball in pecans. Serve with graham crackers.


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