Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball

Give the traditional cheese ball appetizer a sweet twist by making this Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball. The short list of ingredients, including our award-winning butter, makes it a simple recipe to prep for your holiday party. Have guests on the keto diet? Simply swap a few ingredients to make a keto-approved cheese ball!

Keto-Approved Ingredients

  • 1 (8 ounces) package cream cheese, softened
  • 5 Tbsp Kalona SuperNatural Organic Lightly Salted Butter, softened
  • ½ cup powdered sugar or keto substitute
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar or keto substitute
  • ¼ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • ⅔ cup dark chocolate chips or keto substitute
  • ¼- 1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional)
Keto approved chocolate chip cheese ball with Kalona SuperNatural Lightly Salted Butter

How-to-Make the Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball

  1. In a bowl, mix the cream cheese and butter until smooth. Stir in confectioners’ sugar, brown sugar, and vanilla. Stir in chocolate chips. Cover and refrigerate for a minimum of 2 hours. 
  2. Shape chilled mixture into a ball & wrap in plastic. Chill for an additional hour. 
  3. Before serving, roll the cheese ball in finely chopped pecans (optional). 
  4. Serve with graham crackers, small taster spoons or with your favorite keto-friendly cookie!

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