This recipe for a chocolate chip cheese ball is the perfect appetizer served with graham crackers or ginger snaps.
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
- 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
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. Place cream cheese mixture on a large piece of plastic wrap; shape into a ball. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Just before serving roll cheese ball in nuts.