Chocolate Chip Pecan Cheese Ball

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By Heather Sturdivan
from Turlock, CA

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!)

serves 10-12
prep time 20 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze


  •   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

How To Make

  • 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.