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caramel cheesecake cheese ball on a light blue platter

No Bake Caramel Cheesecake Cheese Ball

This no bake caramel cheesecake cheese ball with seat salt is bursting with sweet caramel flavor. An easy, make ahead dessert idea or turn it into a basketball dessert for your game watch party or even a kid's birthday party idea.

Course Dessert
Keyword caramel, dessert dip, no bake cheesecake
Prep Time 15 minutes
Chill Time 2 hours
Servings 8
Calories 210 kcal
Author Darlene Kratz

Ingredients

  • 1 8 oz block cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp caramel sauce
  • 1/2 cup salted caramel baking chips, roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup salted caramel baking chips
  • handfull chocolate chips, optional (if decorating as a basketball)

Instructions

  1. Beat cream cheese using a mixer on low speed until creamy.

  2. Slowly add in the powdered sugar and continue mixing.

  3. Add caramel sauce and vanilla and mix until combined.

  4. Fold in the chopped baking chips.

  5. Lay out a piece of plastic wrap and scoop the cheese ball mixture onto the plastic wrap.

  6. Pull up the sides of the plastic wrap and cover with an additional piece of plastic wrap. 

  7. Shape into a ball and chill for 2 hours or until firm.

  8. If decorating as a basketball, place cheese ball on a plate. Press baking chips into the cheese ball and use chocolate chips to make the black ribs around the ball.

  9. Otherwise, simply roll cheese ball in caramel baking chips until covered.