Friday, November 11, 2011

Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball


Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball

Cook time:

1 Hr

Difficulty:

Prep time:

15 Min

Serves:

15-20

Ingredients

- 1 pkg (8 ounce) cream cheese, softened

- 1/2 c butter, softened (do not use margarine)

- 3/4 c confectioners' sugar

- 2 Tbsp brown sugar

- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

- 1 c miniature chocolate chips

- 3/4 c pecans, chopped

Directions

1. In mixer, beat cream cheese and butter until creamy. Add sugars and vanilla and mix until well-combined. Stir in chocolate chips. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Gather cold mixture into a ball and cover with plastic wrap. Chill another hour. Roll ball in pecans just before serving.

2. This can also be used as a spread without the pecans. It's great on chocolate, cinnamon and honey graham crackers, vanilla wafers, shortbread or butter cookies

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