Red Velvet Cheese Ball

A chocolaty red velvet treat that uses only 4 ingredients and takes 5 minutes to make. But nobody will guess that because they’ll be too busy spreading bits of this delicious sweet cheese ball onto crackers.

A perfect easy Valentine's Day dessert: Red Velvet Cheese Ball

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So next week I’m going to be telling you about a chocolate cake filled with a red velvet cream cheese mixture. It is so so seriously good. So good that when making the filling, I kept dipping in a spoon and having yet another taste.

All that tasting made me think that it needed to be served by itself, not just hidden inside of a cake. I was then inspired to make a sort of sweet cheese ball.

I made a batch of the filling but with slightly less liquid. Sure enough, I could then roll it into a ball. It took minutes to make and turned out to be the perfect easy Valentine’s Day treat.

A perfect easy Valentine's Day dessert: Red Velvet Cheese Ball

To make this sweet cheese ball all you do is mix together cream cheese with red velvet cake mix and confectioners sugar. Then shape it into a ball and roll it in chocolate chips. I like to serve it with graham crackers. The chocolate ones in the picture taste good with it. But I tried it again another day with the plain honey ones and liked that better.

Red Velvet Cheese Ball

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 and 1/2 cups Red Velvet Cake Mix Powder
  • 1/2 cup confectioner's sugar
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. Put all ingredients in a medium bowl and cream together using a wooden spoon until it's all the same color. Press it into a ball. Roll in chocolate chips, pressing lightly so that they stick in. Transfer to a serving plate, cover loosely with plastic wrap and chill for at least 1 hour (but up to 24 hours) before serving.

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