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!
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!
I may not be Irish but I sure enjoy celebrating the holiday! Top of the mornin' to you!
Another St. Patrick dessert you might enjoy - Minty Brownie Bites
Minty Shamrock Cheese Ball
A tasty snack with a minty flavor for St. Patrick's Day
- 8 ozs. cream cheese, softened
- 1 stick butter, softened
- ¾ cup powdered sugar
- ¼ teaspoon mint extract
- ½ cup crushed mint M&Ms
- Dark green and white jimmies
- 30 Vanilla wafers
- Combine the cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar and extract and mix well
- Stir in M&Ms
- Shape in a ball and wrap with plastic wrap and freeze for about 2 hours
- Place 2 tbls of each green and white jimmies in bowl
- Roll cheeseball until completely coated
- Wrap in plastic wrap and place back in freezer
- Remove for 45 minutes before ready to use
- Use vanilla wafers as dippers
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I truly wish I could dig into this Deb! It looks so good!
Marcie FlavortheMoments says
This is so fun and festive, Deb! Mint chocolate chip is one of my favorite parts of St. Patrick's Day. 🙂
Krista Rollins says
How fun is this! Love how festive it is, the green is just popping off the page Deb!
Krista @ Joyful Healthy Eats
Gurvy Green says
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!
Joan / My Cookie Clinic says
Deb, Congrats at your new guest post at JAM. This is the most appetizing cheeseball I seen...it must be all those sprinkles! Pinning this to my St. Pat's board.
Zainab Mansaray says
This is so festive!! Heading over now for the recipe!
It looks so special and tasty!
I've never made a cheeseball.....I sure would love to 🙂
Ashley C. says
Deb, this cheese ball is so fun! Heading over to check out the recipe!
Kelly LifemadeSweeter says
This looks so fun and festive Deb! Perfect for St. Patrick's Day 🙂
This looks delicious!! Your photos are beautiful.
so where is the recipe? your link to Juggling Act Mama is broken
Cant find recipe - link to Juggling act mama is not working
I want it now but the link is not working, so sad.
Adelina Priddis says
There is so much fun in this! Just checked out the recipe, and yum! Thank you for sharing it on Foodie Friday
Cathy Trochelman says
I just love this recipe....it's so festive and looks delicious! Thanks so much for sharing all your wonderful recipes at SNF, Deb!!
Lizzy T says
I love everything about this!
Jamie Sherman says
This just may be my favorite cheese ball yet!
Our Life at 31-derful! says
Such a festive dish for St. Patrick's Day!
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It is so easy - hope you like it!
Sam Thomason says
This is awesome! I'm pinning this right now to my St. Patty's Day board. Thanks for such a cute treat idea.
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Thank you Sam!
Christie Campbell says
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!
Rachel Teodoro says
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!
Could not find Mint M&Ms but found both spearmint and a creme de menthe extracts at Cooks Nook. I chopped up equal amount of KitKat mint duo bars and added instead. It is sinfully good combo. Made a double batch as one is going to work potluck this week for St.Patricks Day.Can't wait to share it with workmates. They will go nuts.
Deb Attinella says
I wonder if they still make those M&Ms. Glad you figured out a substitute!