Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball

Variety of organic chocolate
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  • Total: 25 mins
  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: Serves 20
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
167 Calories
14g Fat
10g Carbs
2g Protein
(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.


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

  2. Gradually add sugars, beat just until combined.

  3. Stir in chocolate chips.

  4. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.

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

  6. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

  7. Just before serving roll cheese ball in nuts.