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Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball

By Paula Deen


Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 2 hours 15 minutes

Servings: 10-12



  • 1 8-ounce package softened cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 1/2 cup confectioner's sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup mini marshmallows
  • 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate morsels
  • 1 cup finely chopped toasted walnuts
  • chocolate and honey, for serving graham crackers
  • for serving fruit


In a medium bowl, combine the cream cheese and butter. Beat at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Add the confectioners’ sugar, cocoa, brown sugar, and vanilla. Beat until well combined. Add the marshmallows and chocolate morsels. Stir to combine well. Cover and chill for 2 hours. Form the mixture into a ball, then roll it in walnuts. Arrange the cheese ball on a serving platter and serve with graham crackers and fruit.

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