Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball

Variety of organic chocolate
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Ratings
  • Total: 25 mins
  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: Serves 20
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
167 Calories
14g Fat
10g Carbs
2g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: Serves 20
Amount per serving
Calories 167
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 7g 34%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 38mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Protein 2g
Calcium 22mg 2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This recipe for a chocolate chip cheese ball is the perfect appetizer served with graham crackers or ginger snaps.

Ingredients

  • 1 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup miniature semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped and lightly toasted pecans, walnuts, almonds or hazelnuts

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter and vanilla until fluffy.

  3. Gradually add sugars, beat just until combined.

  4. Stir in chocolate chips.

  5. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.

  6. Place cream cheese mixture on a large piece of plastic wrap; shape into a ball.

  7. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

  8. Just before serving roll cheese ball in nuts.