Mint Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball
Do you like cream cheese and peppermint? If you do, you will love these Mint Chocolate Chip Cheese Balls! A perfect combination of peppermint, chocolate, and cream cheese is exactly what we all need to take care of a sweet tooth. Put aside your boring chocolate chip cookie and devour one of these unique treats you are sure to love. They will keep your guests happy, and will likely become a family favorite. Add this to your recipe book today!
This chef is in love with peppermint. She likes it in her ice cream, cookies, mints, and anything else she can add it to, such as cream cheese. She has taken her adoration for the flavor to a whole new level with these mint chocolate chip cheese balls. She is content, and her boys at home have never been happier with their treats. If you are looking for something to pack in your kids’ lunches, this is a great option.
Peppermint is one of many species in the genus, Mentha. Other species of Mentha are water mint, spearmint, and forest mint. Mint can often be overpowering on its own, but when blended well with rich chocolate, the pleasant aroma fills the air and your heart. If you crave peppermint Girl Scout cookies every year, then I am confident you will love this recipe.
When finished, these mint cheese balls can be served immediately. If you would like, chilling them in a refrigerator can be a good idea. Sinking your teeth into a chilled cream cheese peppermint cookie will be a new experience that you will surely enjoy! Serve them with a cookie of your choice. Animal crackers, graham crackers, and vanilla wafers are always great options.
This mint chocolate chip cheese ball recipe is sure to brighten up any table, with its minty cheese and lots of chocolate chips. You will want to take a look at the recipe photos, this recipe looks seriously delicious. This mint chocolate chip cheese ball recipe is going to amaze you. Some of the ingredients you will need for this fun recipe softened cream cheese, softened butter, powdered sugar, mini chocolate chips, and some green gel food colouring. This cheese ball recipe is great served with some animal crackers, chocolate or vanilla wafers or graham crackers which makes it even more fun to eat!
To start you want to cream the cheese and butter together, and then gradually beat in the powdered sugar. Next beat in the extract and green gel food coloring until you get the desired color for the mint cream cheese. Now you can stir in some of the mini chocolate chips, this is where the mint chocolate chip cheese ball really starts to take shape. Transfer the mixture to a bowl and put in the refrigerator for at least one hour. Then sprinkle some of the mini chocolate chips on top of a piece of plastic wrap, and scoop out some of the cream cheese mixture and place onto of the chocolate chips. You can sprinkle the top of the cream cheese with more chocolate chips (the more chocolate chips the better). Then wrap the cheese ball with some plastic wrap, and put in a clean bowl, pressing into the bowl to form a cheese ball. You can invert the cheese ball onto a serving board or onto a cake stand, whichever you prefer. Then sprinkle the cheese ball with some more chocolate chips if still needed. You will want to either serve this cheese ball right away or put it in the refrigerator until it is ready to serve.
This mint chocolate chip cheese ball recipe is a great idea to serve at kids parties or holiday get-togethers, it is sure to be a hit. It definitely changes any original ideas you had of what a cheese ball should look like!
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