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Cherry Chocolate M&M Cheese Ball

Cherry Chocolate M&M Cheese Ball

5 ingredient Valentine's Day dessert that tastes like a chocolate covered cherry. This Cherry Chocolate M&M Cheese Ball is easy and fun.
Course Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 475kcal
Author Darlene Kratz


  • 1 8 oz block of cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup butter, softened
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar
  • 2 TBSP unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 bags cherry chocolate M&Ms


  • Crush 1 cup of the M&Ms into small pieces using a plastic bag and rolling pin or in a food processor, set aside
  • Using a mixer on medium speed, mix together the cream cheese and butter until smooth. Add in powdered sugar and cocoa powder and mix until combined.
  • Fold in crushed M&Ms.
  • Line a small bowl with plastic wrap and place dip into the bowl.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and chill for at least 4 hours to overnight.
  • Carefully remove cheese ball from bowl and place onto a plate.
  • Right before serving, cover with additional M&Ms by gently pressing them into the cheese ball.


Serve this Cherry Chocolate M&M Cheese Ball with vanilla wafers, graham crackers, or even apple slices


Calories: 475kcal