Monday, February 24, 2014

Minty Shamrock Cheese Ball

Who's ready for a fun dessert that is bound to bring the Luck of the Irish to you?  I think this Minty Shamrock Cheese Ball will do the trick!

Minty Shamrock Cheeseball | Cooking on the Front Burner

Today's recipe is so easy to make and will put a smile on your favorite leprechaun's face!  It's creamy and minty.  Grab vanilla wafer and dig in!

This also freeze's well - so make one to have on hand!

Minty Shamrock Cheese Ball

by Cooking on the Front Burner
Prep Time: 10 minutes

  • 8 ozs. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp mint extract
  • 1/2 cup crushed mint M&Ms
  • Dark green and white jimmies
  • Vanilla wafers
  1. Combine the cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar and extract and mix well
  2. Stir in M&Ms
  3. Shape in a ball and wrap with plastic wrap and freeze for about 2 hours
  4. Place 2 tbls of each green and white jimmies in bowl
  5. Roll cheeseball until completely coated
  6. Wrap in plastic wrap and place back in freezer
  7. Remove for 45 minutes before ready to use
  8. Use vanilla wafers as dippers
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Minty Shamrock Cheeseball | Cooking on the Front Burner #stpattydaydessert

I may not be Irish but I sure enjoy celebrating the holiday! Top of the mornin' to you!

Minty Shamrock Cheeseball | Cooking on the Front Burner #shamrockdessert

Another fun recipe for St. Patrick's Day - Monster Cookies


  1. I truly wish I could dig into this Deb! It looks so good!

  2. This is so fun and festive, Deb! Mint chocolate chip is one of my favorite parts of St. Patrick's Day. :)

  3. How fun is this! Love how festive it is, the green is just popping off the page Deb!

    Krista @ Joyful Healthy Eats

  4. Stopping by from Marvelous Mondays Link Up party--thanks for hosting and sharing this unbelievable festive cheese ball! Your pics make me want to dive right in!

  5. Deb, Congrats at your new guest post at JAM. This is the most appetizing cheeseball I must be all those sprinkles! Pinning this to my St. Pat's board.

  6. This is so festive!! Heading over now for the recipe!

  7. It looks so special and tasty!
    I've never made a cheeseball.....I sure would love to :)

  8. Deb, this cheese ball is so fun! Heading over to check out the recipe!

  9. This looks so fun and festive Deb! Perfect for St. Patrick's Day :)

  10. This looks delicious!! Your photos are beautiful.

  11. so where is the recipe? your link to Juggling Act Mama is broken

  12. Cant find recipe - link to Juggling act mama is not working

  13. I want it now but the link is not working, so sad.

  14. There is so much fun in this! Just checked out the recipe, and yum! Thank you for sharing it on Foodie Friday

  15. I just love this's so festive and looks delicious! Thanks so much for sharing all your wonderful recipes at SNF, Deb!!

  16. This just may be my favorite cheese ball yet!

  17. Such a festive dish for St. Patrick's Day!

  18. This is awesome! I'm pinning this right now to my St. Patty's Day board. Thanks for such a cute treat idea.

  19. I love the recipe! But I also love the dessert cheese ball. I need to try one of those. AND I love that you put ribbon around the plate as it was intended. So pretty!

  20. Just wanted to let you know that I featured this on my blog. Thanks for sharing it at the Create Link Inspire party! Happy St. Patrick's Day!


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