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Cake Batter "Cheese Ball"

This Cake Batter Cheeseball has the delicious flavor of cake batter mixed in with cream cheese for a sweet, and not savory, cheeseball. Great as an appetizer or dessert!


  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups yellow cake mix (dry)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup sprinkles


  • Beat your cream cheese until smooth and creamy.
  • Add in your butter and beat till smooth.
  • Mix in your cake mix, vanilla extract and powdered sugar.
  • Fold in 1/2 cup of sprinkles. (optional)
  • Scoop your mixture into a large piece of plastic wrap.
  • Wrap the plastic wrap around the mixture and roll/form into a ball.
  • Place into fridge for 1 hour or until cheese ball is mostly firm.
  • Spread remaining 1/2 cup sprinkles onto a large flat plate.
  • Remove cheese ball from wrap and roll it into the sprinkles. Press sprinkles into the empty spots if necessary.
  • Place cheese ball into freezer for about 1 hour. (If freezing over night, remove to thaw 30 minutes before serving)
  • Serve with cookies, graham crackers, pretzels and more.