Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball

Submitted by Patti Wilson
Here is a GREAT appetizer....I brought it to a 50th Birthday party and it was a hit!


8 oz cream cheese, softened

1/2 cup butter, softened (NO SUBSTITUTIONS)

1/4 tsp vanilla

3/4 cup powdered sugar

2 TBSP brown sugar

3/4 cup mini semi sweet chocolate chips

3/4 cup pecans, finely chopped

Animal crackers or Graham crackers


Beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla until fluffy. Gradually add sugars, mixing just until combined.

Stir in chocolate chips. Cover and chill for 2 hours.

Place cream cheese mixture on a large piece of plastic wrap, shaping into a ball. Chill for 1 hour.

Roll cheese ball in pecans just before serving.

Serve with Animal crackers (or Graham crackers)