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Food and Recipe Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball

Discussion in 'Lifestyle & Healthy Living' started by Yours, Jun 2, 2016.

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    TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
    MAKES: 16 servings
    Ingredients
    • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
    • 1/2 cup butter, 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 ©râckers

    Nutritional Facts

    1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 206 calories, 17 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 101 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

    Directions
    1. In a large 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 ©râckers. Yield: 1 cheese ball (about 2 cups).
    Originally published as Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball in Quick Cooking December 2000, p29
     
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