Carrot Cake Cheese Ball Recipe

The Carrot Cake Cheese Ball is a unique twist on the classic carrot cake. It combines the flavors of a moist carrot cake with the creamy goodness of a cheese ball. This dessert is perfect for parties and gatherings, as it can be easily shared and enjoyed by everyone. The carrot cake cheese ball is made with shredded carrots, cream cheese, powdered sugar, and a blend of warm spices. It is then rolled in crushed pecans for a crunchy texture. Serve it with graham crackers or cookies for a delightful treat.

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Ingredients for Carrot Cake Cheese Ball Recipe

  • 0.67 ounce Cream Cheese, Softened
  • 1/25 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 0.08 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 0.08 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/25 teaspoon Ground Nutmeg
  • 1/50 teaspoon Ground Cloves
  • 0.08 cup Shredded Carrots
  • 1/25 cup Crushed Pineapple, Drained
  • 0.08 cup Crushed Pecans
  • 0.17 tablespoon Brown Sugar
  • as needed Graham Crackers Or Cookies, For Serving

Directions: Carrot Cake Cheese Ball Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a large bowl, mix together cream cheese, powdered sugar, vanilla extract, and spices until well combined.
  • STEP 2.Fold in shredded carrots and crushed pineapple until evenly distributed.
  • STEP 3.Shape the mixture into a ball and wrap it tightly in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or until firm.
  • STEP 4.In a shallow dish, combine crushed pecans and brown sugar.
  • STEP 5.Unwrap the chilled cheese ball and roll it in the pecan mixture, pressing gently to adhere.
  • STEP 6.Place the coated cheese ball on a serving plate and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • STEP 7.Serve the carrot cake cheese ball with graham crackers or cookies for dipping.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to drain the crushed pineapple well to avoid excess moisture in the cheese ball.
  • For a sweeter flavor, you can add a tablespoon of honey or maple syrup to the cream cheese mixture.
  • If you prefer a spicier kick, you can add a pinch of ground ginger or nutmeg to the spice blend.
  • To make the cheese ball ahead of time, you can refrigerate it overnight. Just roll it in the pecan mixture before serving.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the carrot cake cheese ball in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Before serving, let the cheese ball sit at room temperature for about 15 minutes to soften slightly.
  • Serve the carrot cake cheese ball as a dessert or a sweet appetizer at parties and gatherings.
Nutrition
value
128
calories per serving
10 g Fat2 g Protein7 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    10g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Carbs
    7g
  • Fiber
    2g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    7g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Fiber
    2g

Fats

  • Fat
    10g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    57mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    399mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    9mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    3mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    14mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    54mg
  • Selenium
    3mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp