Monday, December 19, 2011

Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball

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Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup better, softened
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar
2 tablespoons brown sugar
3/4 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
3/4 cup finely chopped pecans
Graham crackers

In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter and vanilla until fluffy.

Gradually add sugar;  beat just until combined.

Stir in chocolate chips.

Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.

Place cream cheese mixture on a large piece of plastic wrap; shape into ball.

Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

Just before serving, roll cheese ball in pecans.

Serve with graham crackers.

Enjoy! :)

YIELD: 1 cheese ball (about 2 cups)

My Grandma made this at a family party and everyone went crazy over it!  It was the hit of the party!!!

She got this recipe from Taste of Home magazine.  It was one of the best holiday recipes of 2006.

This makes an easy, delicious dessert to bring to your next Christmas party.  This also great change from cookies and pies (although those are awesome too!)

What Christmas desserts are your favorite?

Do you have a signature dish?

Have a great week!

Bonnie :)

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