Chocolate Chip Christmas Balls

chocolate chip cookie balls
chocolate chip cookie balls

Chocolate Chip Christmas Balls

A few less calories and a little more taste make these guys an instant favorite. As seen on The 700 Club.
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Course: Dessert
Keyword: Christmas, cookies, dessert, kid-friendly
Servings: 18
Calories: 106kcal


  • 8 tablespoon softened butter
  • 1/4 cup low fat cream cheese softened 2 oz
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 2 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1 - 12 oz miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 tablespoon soy milk


  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • In a medium bowl, beat butter and cream cheese with an electric mixer for 30 seconds. 
  • Add sugar and salt. Mix until combined. 
  • Beat in egg and 2 teaspoons vanilla. Beat in flours. Stir in chocolate chips. 
  • Shape dough into 1½ inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, until bottoms are golden. Transfer to a wire rack and let cool.
  • Meanwhile, combine confectioners’ sugar and ½ teaspoon vanilla in a bowl. Stir in 1 tablespoon of soymilk at a time until icing reaches desired consistency. 
  • Dip each cookie into frosting presentation side head first into frosting. Lightly sprinkle with green and red sugar crystals for a more festive design (note: the frosting dries quickly).


Serving: 2cookies | Calories: 106kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4.5g

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