White Chocolate Cranberry Cheese Ball

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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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
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

How to Make White Chocolate Cranberry Cheese Ball

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.

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