Chocolate Chip Pecan Cheese Ball

Heather Sturdivan

By
@MrsSturdi

My mother-in-law spotted this recipe in the local newspaper a few years ago. She thought it would be fun to try for dessert for our Super Bowl party. It was fabulous so I make it every year for the SB and other events! (My pictures shows it spread on a shortbread cookie! Yum!)


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Serves:

10-12

Prep:

20 Min

Method:

Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

8 oz
spreadable cream cheese
3/4 c
powdered sugar
1/2 c
butter, softened (not melted)
2 Tbsp
brown sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
3/4 c
mini chocolate chips
1 c
toasted pecans, finely chopped
graham crackers, shortbread cookies, nilla wafers and/or pretzels

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine cream cheese, powdered sugar, butter, brown sugar and vanilla with an electric mixer until smooth. Add chocolate chips and ½ cup pecans. Refrigerate until firm then form mixture into desired shape and roll in remaining pecans. Serve with cookies and/or pretzels.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts, Spreads
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids