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Chocolate Chip Cheeseball

A recipe!!!  When I first started blogging I dreamed of doing these posts often. . .I love to cook and share with others. . .but then I found how time-consuming they are. . .and, well, they fell by the way-side.  I have continued to take pictures along the way though and have some photos of the creation I'm making for my YMCA YPlay Christmas party tonight.  We were instructed to bring and appetizer or dessert.  This qualifies as both :)  It's easy, full of calories, and pretty much everyone likes it (and is a great addition to all the salty appetizers that always show up).

Anyhow, here is your Cast of Characters:
 Yep, took these pictures New Year's Eve last year.  Must have been my contribution to the party :)

Make sure your 1/2 cup butter and 8 oz. of cream cheese are at room temperature before beginning.  It will make it *much* easier to put together.

 After this is mixed together, add 1/4 t. vanilla, 3/4 c. confectioner's sugar, and 2 T brown sugar
Yummy!  Add 3/4 cup mini chocolate chips and roll into a ball on waxed paper. . .
Refrigerate a few hours to harden.  Place 3/4 cup chopped pecans (or any other coating you would like) in a bowl or pie plate and roll hardened cheeseball in coating until covered.
Or, in my case, covered as much as you like.  My kids and I aren't big "nut" fans so I leave the sides plain to dig into. . .
Serve on graham crackers, with graham sticks. . .whatever. 



  1. Yum!! Looks delicious and not-good-for-me. Perfect! We'll have to try some.

  2. Yum! Looks delightfully calorie laden and delicious...I just may have to try this one.

  3. Yum, this looks good. I love the combination of graham crackers and anything sweet. Thanks for sharing with us over at Sister Sister!

  4. A sugary sweet dessert cheeseball? I need to try this! YUM!

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