1 pkgcream cheese, room temperature (8 oz)
1/2 cbutter, softened (no substitutes)
1/4 tspvanilla extract
2 Tbspbrown sugar
3/4 cchocolate chips, mini
3/4 coreo cookie crumbs (or if you prefer nuts, such as pecans, you can substitute them here)
·graham crackers for dipping!
How to Make chocolate chip cheese ball
- In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter and vanilla until fluffy.
- Gradually add sugars; beat until just combined. Stir in chocolate chips.
- cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hrs. Place mixture on a large piece of plastic wrap; shape into a ball.
refrigerate for at least another hour
- Just before serving, roll cheese ball in oreo crumbs or nuts. Serve with graham crackers (or teddy grahams, etc for kids!)