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Gameday Chocolate Cheesecake Ball

Have your cheese ball for dessert and enjoy during your next tailgate party.

Gameday Chocolate Cheesecake Ball
Gameday Chocolate Cheesecake Ball


  • 1

    Beat cream cheese, butter, and vanilla in a medium-sized bowl until fluffy. Add sugar and beat until combined. Stir in ¾ cup mini chocolate chips. Cover and refrigerate for two hours.

  • 2

    To make the football shape, mold the chilled cheesecake by hand or line the inside of a football-shaped bowl with plastic wrap then fill with the cheesecake. Cover the top with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least an hour.

  • 3

    To decorate and serve, remove plastic wrap from the top of the cheesecake ball and invert cheesecake ball onto serving platter. Remove remaining plastic wrap.

  • 4

    Decorate by covering cheesecake ball with remaining mini chocolate chips. To add accents to resemble football laces, add in white chocolate chips to the center and top sides.

  • 5

    Serve with graham crackers, vanilla wafers, and pretzels.