All the delicious gooey parts of a Derby Pie with chocolate, caramel, pecans, and bourbon, stuffed inside a sweet chocolate cheese ball and rolled in toasted pecans. Perfect for watching the Kentucky Derby!
12 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup cocoa
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup Derby Pie Mixture
Toasted Pecans for garnish
Prep Derby Pie Filling
Prep derby pie filling and bake as instructed in Derby Pie Bites post.
Chill before using in Derby Pie Cheese Ball
Prepare Pie Cheese Ball
Combine cream cheese, cocoa, powdered sugar, vanilla, and salt.
Spread onto plastic wrap.
Chill for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
Place 1/2 cup Derby Pie mixture in center of cream cheese mixture.
Fold edges of cream cheese mixture over Derby Pie mixture.
Wrap in plastic wrap and smooth into a ball.
Chill for 30 minutes.
Roll in toasted pecans.
Serve with salted pretzel crisps or cookies!
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- Category: Cheese Balls, Party Foods, Appetizers, Sweet Cheese Balls
- Method: Medium
- Cuisine: American
Keywords: Derby Pie, Cheese Ball, Derby Pie Cheese Ball, Derby Party, Kentucky Derby, Chocolate, Pecan, Bourbon