Friday, January 27, 2012

Peanut Butter "Cheese Ball"

Its Friday! That means it's time for another Your Recipe- My Kitchen Post.

This recipe has been  hanging out on my Pinterest board for quite some time. It  is a fantastic Peanut Butter "Cheese Ball" from The Girl Who Ate Everything.   And it is now one of our favorite treats!  I can't make this one too often though - it's pretty dangerous, I'm certain I could eat this for breakfast, lunch and dinner (maybe for a midnight snack as well.) Enjoy!!

What you need:
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, at room temperature
1 cup powdered sugar 
3/4 cup creamy peanut butter (not all-natural)
3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
3/4 cup milk chocolate chips (I used dark chocolate chips)
3/4 cup peanut butter chips
Graham crackers

What you do:
Beat the cream cheese, powdered sugar, peanut butter and brown sugar in large bowl until blended.   Spoon the mixture onto a large piece of plastic wrap; bring up all four corners and twist tightly forming into a ball shape.  I then placed it into a round dish to help hold the shape.  
Freeze for 1 1/2 hours or until firm enough to keep its shape.   Pour peanut butter chips and chocolate chips on a flat dish. Remove ball from plastic wrap and roll ball into chips to completely coat, pressing chips into the ball as needed.

Place "cheese ball" on serving dish; cover and freeze for 2 hours or until almost firm. (Can be made ahead. If frozen overnight, thaw at room temperature for 20 to 30 minutes before serving.) Serve with graham crackers.

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  1. Amazing! Calorie-free right? Thanks so much for sharing on Momtrends!

  2. Yum! I love chocolate and peanut butter! I also love those crackers! Found you on 30Handmade Days Pity Party.

  3. What an awesome idea! My family are peanut butter fanatics! They're also mostly dieting, so I might have to save this one for a while ;)

  4. I have this on my list of recipes to try. I can't wait! It sounds so good!

  5. Hello!
    This is different but interesting! My husband loves PB, so I'll have to try this!
    Following you from the Tasty Tuesday linky.

  6. Oh my goodness this is sinful! I'd love for you to share this at my new party called Mix it up Monday:

    I hope to see you soon!

  7. Ooo, this sounds wonderful. Thanks for linking up with "Strut Your Stuff Saturday." We loved having you and hope you'll be back next Saturday to share more terrific ideas! -The Sisters

  8. this sounds great, I have never heard of it with peanut butter, but the one I have without it is good, so this must be amazing.

  9. Yum! That is such a FUN idea! I just pinned it :)
    <3 Ashley

  10. oh man I don't know if it's good that I saw this looks amazing I hope you'll add this and any of your other posts to my What We Wore and Made party over at

  11. I believe I may just die if I don't make this now... Sounds so good. Definately will be trying it. Visiting you from Whimsically Homemade!

  12. I am saving this recipe. I can't wait to try it! I wish I had some right now!

  13. yes, sounds very very dangerous! thanks so much for sharing on craft schooling Sunday, great to "see" you again!

  14. ooooh this looks so CUTE and YUMMY!! LOVE iT! I'd love for you to share it over at TGIF ( I know my readers would love it too!!
    Have a GREAT weekend,
    Beth =-)

  15. Love this and never would have thought of it. Those little graham crackers remind me of milk bones...haha! Visiting from Miz Helen's.

  16. Holy moly, this is a serious "cheese" ball. Please come link up to Foodie Friday

  17. This is a great idea and looks delicious! I will sure use this recipe for parties. Hope you are having a great week end and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  18. This looks soo adorable.. it would be a great snack centerpiece for a Scooby Doo party! Looks soo yummy.. can't wait to try this for the kids! Thanks for sharing with the Pink Hippo party!

  19. I made this for New Year's Eve, and it was fantastic!

  20. G'day! Looks to be an fun entertaining cheese ball for a party!
    Thanks for sharing!
    Cheers! Joanne
    Viewed as part of the Foodie Friends Friday


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