White Chocolate Cranberry Cheese Ball

Maggie May Schill

By
@NakedMaggie

I made this epic cheese ball for a Thanksgiving gathering. My husband said it was weird to have a sweet cheese ball. He's used to those cheddar cheese ranch dressing lumps of cheese dip. However it was a real hit at the party. It sort of tastes like a mound of cheese cake.


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Serves:

40

Prep:

4 Hr

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

16 oz
cream cheese, softened
1/2 c
salted butter, softened (1 stick)
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
2 tsp
spiced rum (or 1 tsp of artificial rum flavoring)
1 c
white chocolate chips
1/2 c
dried cranberries
1 c
sugar

FOR TOPPING:

1 c
graham crackers, crumbs
1/2 c
pecans, in pieces

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large mixing bowl cream together cream cheese and butter until completely incorporated together.
2
Mix in vanilla extract and rum. Mix until completely smooth.
3
Fold in chocolate chips and cranberries.
4
Put in refrigerator covered for at least 2 hours.
5
On a large plate mix together graham crackers crumbs and pecans.
6
Take cheese ball mixture out of refrigerator, and form it into a large ball with your hands.
7
Roll the cheese ball in the graham cracker crumb and pecan mixture until it is coated evenly.
8
Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.
9
I served the cheese ball on a large platter with ginger snaps.