Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball

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"Your guests are in for a sweet surprise when they try this unusual cheese ball--it tastes just like cookie dough!"
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  1. In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter and vanilla until fluffy. Gradually add sugars; beat just until combined. Stir in chocolate chips. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  2. Place cream cheese mixture on a large piece of plastic wrap; shape into a ball. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  3. Just before serving, roll cheese ball in pecans. Serve with graham crackers.

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  • (C) 2002 Reiman Media Group, Inc.

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This recipe was a total hit for an adult birthday party. I served it with Vanilla Wafers. I made it the day before, added pecans and chocolate chips inside the ball...it took about 24 hours to g...

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If you use a fat-free or fat-reduced cream cheese, it is not possible to shape into a ball, even with the addition of extra powdered sugar. Makes a great frosting recipe though. Have to go for...

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This recipe was a total hit for an adult birthday party. I served it with Vanilla Wafers. I made it the day before, added pecans and chocolate chips inside the ball...it took about 24 hours to g...

THIS IS VERY EASY TO MAKE AND GETS RAVE REVIEWS. I MADE TWO BALLS AND ROLLED ONE IN REGULAR OREO CRUMBS AND ONE ONE IN MINT OREO CRUMBS.

Very tasty. I will add more brown sugar next time.

This has become a holiday tradition in my house. People are pleasantly surprised by this sweet cheese ball. My favorite is to serve it with chocolate graham crackers.

I am updating my rating of this recipe. I have made this several times. I have learned that you can use 1/3 less fat or regular cream cheese but it WILL NOT work with fat free cream cheese. I...

If you use a fat-free or fat-reduced cream cheese, it is not possible to shape into a ball, even with the addition of extra powdered sugar. Makes a great frosting recipe though. Have to go for...

LOVED this, as did the women I served it to. I added pre-packaged Heath candy bar bits (enough to combine with the chips) and followed other reviewers input to cut back a little on the powdered ...

This was wonderful! I took it to a potluck and people I'd never met before were asking me for the recipe. I rolled mine in graham cracker crumbs & more chocolate chip instead of nuts and that ...

I made this for a bachularette party... it tastes great... but i got generic graham crackers, and they tasted stale, so not many people ate it, but the ones that did said it was great. I had to...

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