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Mint Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball

This Mint Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball is going to blow your mind. It's pretty much like a cheese ball and mint chip ice cream had a baby. But it was prettier and more fabulous than it's parents. Yeah. Kind of like that.
Prep Time20 mins
Refrigerate1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: mint chocolate chip cheese ball
Servings: 16
Calories: 257kcal
Author: Trish - Mom On Timeout

Ingredients

  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp mint extract
  • green gel food coloring
  • 2 cups mini chocolate chips divided
  • animal crackers graham crackers, chocolate or vanilla wafers to serve with

Instructions

  • Cream cream cheese and butter together.
  • Gradually beat in powdered sugar.
  • Beat in extract and food coloring until desired color is reached.
  • Stir in one cup of mini chocolate chips.
  • Transfer to a bowl and refrigerate for at least one hour.
  • Sprinkle 1/2 cup of mini chocolate chips on top of a piece of plastic wrap.
  • Scoop out cream cheese mixture and place on top of chocolate chips. Sprinkle top of cream cheese with more chocolate chips.
  • Wrap cheese ball with plastic wrap and place in a clean bowl. Press into bowl to form the cheese ball.
  • Invert onto a serving board or cake stand. Sprinkle with more chocolate chips if needed.
  • Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 257kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 112mg | Potassium: 20mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 418IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1mg