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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheese Ball

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Makes: 1 cheese ball--approx. 2 cups Total Time: 3 hr 15 min
Category: Appetizers Sub Category: Spreads & Cheese Balls

what you need
  • 1 package (8 ounce) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter (no substitutes), softened
  • 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Dash of almond extract
  • 3/4-1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2-3 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup miniature semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped pecans
  • Graham crackers / vanilla & chocolate wafers / gingersnaps / pretzels
make it
1) In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter and extracts 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.

3) Refrigerate for at least 1 hour. (Recommend covering in parchment paper and freezing to get solid). Just before serving, roll cheese ball in pecans. Serve with graham crackers.
Do not reduced fat cream cheese, ball will not set.

Alternative toppings: butterscotch chips, crushed Oreo Cookies and mini candy-shelled chocolate pieces.
Average Rating  (1)
Rated  by shawnaperkins on 1/9/2006 This was a hit at our New Year's Eve party--everyone loved it! I'll be adding this to my entertainment menu!
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