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Thursday, December 30, 2010

Chocolate Chip Cheeseball

12 ounces cream cheese, softened at room temp.
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup light brown sugar
3/4 cup mini chocolate chips
1 cup crushed chocolate cookies, for rolling }teddy grahams or Oreos. Or you could just use crushed graham crackers, any flavor. {This is optional. You do not have to roll.}
Cookies, nilla wafers, pretzels, or apples for dipping.
In a medium bowl, mix cream cheese, vanilla, powdered sugar and brown sugar until well mixed.
Stir in chocolate chips.
Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1-2 hours if rolling. {If you are not rolling, spoon into serving bowl and cover with plastic wrap until ready to serve.}
Place the crushed cookies on a shallow pie plate.
Using lightly greased hands, mold the cream cheese mixture into a ball.
Place the ball onto the crushed cookies and roll around so that the ball is covered.
Gently pick up the covered ball and press lightly, so that the crumbs are pressed into it.
Place the finished cheese ball into a small serving dish and cover with plastic wrap until ready to serve.
Serve with cookies, nilla wafers, ect.

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