Rainbow Smarties Cheesecake Ball

Ingredients: 

For the Cheesecake Ball:

 

2 tubs of medium fat cream cheese (softened)

1 tsp vanilla essence

¾ - 1 cup icing sugar

¾ cup unsweetened smooth peanut butter

½ a 150g box of Smarties, roughly chopped 

2 – 3 boxes 150g Smarties 

 

To serve:

Assorted biscuits 

Pretzels 

Apple slices 

Strawberries

Can serve up to 12 people

 

Method: 

For the Cheesecake Ball:

 

1. Place ½ a box of Smarties into a resealable bag and crush using a rolling pin.

 

​2. Mix the cream cheese until smooth and creamy using a wooden spoon.

 

​3. Add the vanilla essence, icing sugar and peanut butter and mix until smooth and well combined. Stir the crushed Smarties through the mixture. 

 

4. Scoop the peanut butter cream cheese mixture into the middle of a large piece of cling film and wrap the cling film around the mixture. Roll into a ball.

5. Place in fridge for 1 hour or until cheese ball is mostly firm.

6. Remove the cheese ball from the cling film, place in the centre of your serving plate and press the Smarties all over the surface until the ball is completely covered. Any pattern will do!

 

To serve:

  1. Serve the cheese ball immediately with an assortment of cookies, pretzels and fruit. Dig in and ENJOY!