• 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 2 sleeves of Graham Crackers


  1. In a medium bowl, beat together cream cheese and butter until smooth. Mix in confectioners’ sugar, brown sugar and vanilla. Stir in chocolate chips. Cover, and chill in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
  2. Shape chilled cream cheese mixture into a ball. Wrap with plastic, and chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
  3. Roll the cheese ball in finely chopped pecans before serving.
  4. Serve with Graham Crackers

Brandy brought this to the family Christmas party and everyone loved it and asked for the recipe… (I didn’t try it, sorry Brandy… next time… I promise).

With the pride of the artist, you must blow against the walls of every power that exists the small trumpet of defiance. ~ Norman Mailer