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January 05, 2004

appetizer
Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball

Guest Recipe from Scott

A sweet switch from the usual cheese ball. Serve with graham crackers or chocolate wafers.

Prep Time: approx. 20 Minutes.
Ready in: approx. 3 Hours 20 Minutes.
Makes 2 cups (32 servings).

8 ounces package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup miniature semisweet
chocolate chips
3/4 cup finely chopped pecans

Directions

  • In a medium bowl, beat together cream cheese and butter until smooth. Mix in confectioners' sugar, brown sugar and vanilla. Stir in chocolate chips. Cover, and chill in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
  • Shape chilled cream cheese mixture into a ball. Wrap with plastic, and chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
  • Roll the cheese ball in finely chopped pecans before serving.

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