Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball Recipe

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This amazing Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball is one of those quick and easy desserts that is perfect for any occasion.  It’s so quick to make and can done a few days in advance so it’s ready when you need a quick dessert.  

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EASY CHOCOLATE CHIP CHEESE BALL DESSERT

Looking for easy dessert recipes? This chocolate chip cheese ball dessert is so popular (in addition to these Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars and The Best Easy Gourmet Chocolate Cake). 

This is a sweet alternative to the normal cheese ball you are probably used to. The best part is: it’s one of those quick desserts! 

This Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball is not only great dessert ideas for party, but a great Christmas party desserts, too! 

This dessert cheese ball is unique. When you show up with it, there is a 98% chance you will be the only one. You know when you go to a party and there’s like 5 kinds of chocolate chip cookies or fudge? Well, this dessert is unique, which means it will be a hit.

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HOW TO MAKE CHOCOLATE CHIP CHEESE BALL

This sweet cheese ball is quick to makeYou only need 10 minutes of hands-on time to make this start to finish.  Mix softened cream cheese with butter, sugars, and vanilla. Then stir in mini chocolate chips. Finally, roll the cheese ball in graham cracker crumbs.

Carefully place plastic wrap around the easy dessert cheese ball and place it in the refrigerator until you are ready to serve it. 

CHOCOLATE CHIP CHEESE BALL INGREDIENTS

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HOW TO SERVE THIS EASY DESSERT CHEESE BALL

Once you are ready to serve this dessert cheese ball, pull it out of the fridge, place on your favorite tray and empty a box of vanilla wafers or graham crackers onto the tray to dip. 

TIP: If you are taking this dessert cheese ball to a party or potluck, add a label so that the guests won’t confuse it with a savory cheese ball. Using a candy cane or striped paper straw can add that festive touch for a Christmas party.

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OTHER EASY DESSERTS TO MAKE:

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I hope you enjoy this chocolate chip cream cheese ball as much as we do! Here’s the easy dessert recipe! 

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Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball Dessert


Description

Yummy chocolate chip cheese ball is like cheese cake without the work! Perfect for holiday parties, potlucks, and showers.


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Ingredients

  • 8 oz. bar cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup real butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar (up to 1 1/4 cups)
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. vanilla
  • 3/4 cup mini (or regular) semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 34 graham crackers, crushed
  • pecans, optional
  • vanilla wafers for dipping

Instructions

  1. With an electric mixer, combine the cream cheese, butter, and vanilla. Whip until light and fluffy.
  2. Add in powdered sugar, brown sugar, and vanilla one at time. Mix just until well combined. You may need to add in more powdered sugar if it is too runny. Then stir in chocolate chips.
  3. Place in the fridge for 2 hours to set up.
  4. Place mixture onto large piece of plastic wrap and shape into a ball. Chill one more hour.
  5. Roll cheese ball in crushed graham crackers or pecans. Return to the fridge until you are ready to serve. The longer it sets up the better.
  6. Serve with vanilla wafers, graham crackers or another cookie of your choice.

 

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