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Snowman Funfetti Dessert Cheeseball

This Funfetti Cheeseball is an easy no-bake dessert dip that will thrill the kids at your next gathering. A handful of ingredients turned into an adorable snowman will be the hit of the holiday party! 
Course Appetizer, Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 20
Calories 227kcal
Author Julie Blanner

Ingredients

  • 1 c funfetti cake mix
  • 1 c powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 16 oz cream cheese softened

Icing

  • 1/2 c butter softened
  • 2 1/2 c powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp milk

Extras

  • sprinkles
  • large marshmallow hat
  • M&M's nose
  • 1 Oreo for hat
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips for melting and buttons/eyes
  • licorice for scarf

Instructions

  • In a mixing bowl or mixer, combine funfetti cake mix, powdered sugar, vanilla and cream cheese until smooth. Additional sprinkles optional.
  • Refrigerate 30+ minutes.
  • Divide the dough to make 2 balls, one formed slightly larger than the other for the base. Using plastic wrap or wax paper form a large ball, smooth, place on a platter. Refrigerate.
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  • Combine butter, powdered sugar and milk.
  • Spread icing onto cheeseball. Use wax paper to smooth. 
  • Cover in sprinkles for texture and crunch.
  • Add marshmallow and oreo cookie hat, dipped in melted chocolate, using icing to adhere. 
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  • Press M&M as nose, chocolate chips for face and buttons.
  • Add a piece of red licorice for a cute scarf.

Notes

You can replace the homemade buttercream listed in this recipe with store bought. You'll want just enough to cover the cream cheese mixture fully with the frosting.
Serve with:
graham crackers
biscoff cookies
waffle cone pieces
pretzels
shortbread cookies
vanilla wafers
cinnamon chips
animal crackers
apples
Optional:
add additional sprinkles into the cream cheese mix

Nutrition

Calories: 227kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 153mg | Potassium: 31mg | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 445IU | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 0.2mg