Cheesecake is one of the most popular desserts out there. It beautifully combines sweet cheese with a crumbly biscuit base and it comes in so many different styles and flavors. There is quite literally a cheesecake out there for everyone to enjoy!
However, sometimes making a full cheesecake can be quite time-consuming, and sometimes they can be too filling. Luckily, there is a way around this and it comes in the form of cheesecake balls, also known as “cheesecake bites”.
Cheesecake balls are basically mini cheesecakes that work really well as finger food for parties, or even just as a light snack. They taste just as good as regular cheesecake, but they are a little bit more fun.
We’ve put together a list of 15 amazing cheesecake ball recipes that you can make at home and they will be enjoyed by everyone who tries them. So let’s get started!
1. Baileys Cheesecake Truffles
Kicking off this list we have a cheesecake ball recipe that is perfect for parties. These cheesecake balls are made with Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur, so if you’re hosting a party that doesn’t include kids, this is a great snack to whip up!
The Baileys gives these cheesecake balls a richer flavor and it pairs perfectly with the milk chocolate and full-fat soft cheese.
This really is an indulgent treat that will last in the fridge for up to 10 days, so you can make plenty in advance if you need to.
2. Creamy Keto Cheesecake Balls
If you are on a keto diet, it can be quite difficult to find a lot of sweet treats that don’t break your diet. However, these creamy keto cheesecake balls can be enjoyed without worry.
This no-bake recipe only requires 5 ingredients and will take you just under an hour and a half to make, so you can enjoy them in absolutely no time at all.
3. Kahlua Cheesecake Balls
Another alcoholic recipe, these cheesecake balls are made with a splash of Kahlua and delicious white and milk chocolate.
This recipe is perfect for parties and get-togethers, as well as being a popular choice for Christmas.
They will be ready to serve in about 1 hour and 15 minutes, so you don’t have to spend too long in the kitchen in order to make them.
4. Tim Tam Cheesecake Balls
Tim Tams is an Australian chocolate biscuit that is essentially two chocolate malt biscuits, coated in a thin layer of milk chocolate, and a chocolate cream filling right down the middle. Just imagine that in the form of a cheesecake ball!
This is a great recipe choice for anyone who loves chocolate, and other ingredients include cream cheese and even more chocolate.
On top of being incredibly chocolatey, these Tim Tam cheesecake balls only take about 30 minutes to make, so they are perfect if you want some cheesecake balls but don’t have a lot of time.
5. No-Bake Sprinkle Cheesecake Balls
Not only do these cheesecake balls taste amazing, but they also look amazing too! One of the best ways to coat these cheesecake balls is with colorful sprinkles and they are really eye-popping!
To really bring the flavor out in these cheesecake balls, the recipe calls for vanilla which really makes them taste even better. If you don’t want to use sprinkles to coat these balls, another popular choice is melted chocolate.
6. Mars Bar Cheesecake Balls
A Mars Bar is a British chocolate bar that is made from caramel and nougat, coated with milk chocolate. So just imagine that wrapped up in a cheesecake ball!
You only need three ingredients in total to make these cheesecake balls and you only need to devote an hour of your time in the kitchen, so you’ll be able to enjoy them in no time at all.
Another great thing about these Mars Bar cheesecake balls is that you can make them three days in advance and they’ll still taste good, so if you have a large batch to make, you don’t have to worry about rushing.
7. Lemon Cheesecake Balls
Lemon cheesecake is already one of the most popular cheesecake choices, so why not condense it down into these zesty cheesecake balls?
These cheesecake balls make a nice change for anyone who’s not a huge fan of chocolate and they also have a lovely layer of desiccated coconut on the outside which really adds to the flavor even more.
8. Caramel Cheesecake Balls
Tim Tams are making another appearance, but this recipe will call for the caramel version of the Australian chocolate biscuit.
This recipe is really perfect for any caramel lovers out there and they work incredibly well as a party snack.
On top of being an absolutely caramel delight, you only actually need three ingredients to make these cheesecake balls and they take just under 1 hour and 15 minutes to make, so you’ll have them ready in absolutely no time at all.
9. Red Velvet Cheesecake Balls
Red Velvet has continued to grow in popularity over the years and these cheesecake bites prove that this popularity is very well deserved.
They taste like a combination of cheesecake and red velvet cake and are the perfect recipe to make if you are craving both!
This is also a good recipe for anyone who wants a bit of chocolate but doesn’t want the richness to completely take over.
These cheesecake balls will take about an hour and 35 minutes to make, which is definitely worth the time and effort!
10. Protein Cheesecake Balls
If you are looking for a way to get your protein in while still enjoying something delicious, then why not try these protein cheesecake balls?
They are incredibly low in carbs and packed with protein powder, making them one of the healthier options on this list. Just because they are healthy though, that doesn’t mean they aren’t absolutely tasty!
Another great thing about these protein cheesecake balls is that they actually on take 5 minutes to make, making them the fastest on the list!
11. Raspberry Cheesecake Balls
This no-bake raspberry cheesecake balls recipe is incredible because it combines the creamy cheese with the tartness of the raspberries to create a whole new taste sensation that will absolutely get your taste buds dancing.
On top of this, when you bite into these cheesecake balls, you will be greeted with vibrant pink colors, as the cheesecake will be naturally dyed with raspberries.
This is a great recipe choice for anyone who is planning a party and wants to surprise their guests with something tasty and fun!
If you weren’t already sold on these raspberry cheesecake bites, you will be once you learn that they only take 10 minutes to make!
12. Keto Strawberry Cheesecake Balls
If raspberries are too tangy for you, then these strawberry cheesecake balls make for a wonderful alternative.
They are incredibly sweet and will only require 5 ingredients, so you don’t have to spend a lot of time gathering what you need to bring these cheesecake balls to life.
This recipe is also 100% keto-diet friendly, so that makes it lower in calories and a bit healthier than some of the other options on this list.
You might think that because it’s healthier it isn’t going to taste nice, but once you try these cheesecake balls, you’ll be pleasantly surprised!
13. Chocolate Covered Orange Cheesecake Truffles
We couldn’t make a list of cheesecake balls and not include a recipe for chocolate orange truffles! These cheesecake bites combine creamy orange cheesecake with a delicious shell of chocolate that absolutely melts in your mouth.
This is one of those recipes that you’ll find yourself making again and again because these cheesecake truffles just taste so darn good. They are incredibly rich and morish and you’ll find yourself making them again and again.
14. Strawberry White Chocolate Cheesecake Bites
The keto strawberry cheesecake bites are nice, but if you want to take it a whole step further, you definitely need to try these strawberry white chocolate cheesecake bites.
The outer shell of these cheesecake bites is nice and crunchy, while the inside is incredibly gooey and filled with strawberries, making them the perfect treat when you need to satisfy your sweet tooth.
15. Fruity Pebble Cereal Cheesecake Bites
And finally, we have these vibrant and fun fruity pebble cereal cheesecake bites. They make a fantastic sweet treat for breakfast or even parties. Their colorful appearance makes them very attractive and they taste just as good!
They are also super easy to make and you’ll have them ready really quickly too, so you don’t have to worry about spending too much time in the kitchen.
So there you have it! 15 amazing cheesecake ball recipes that you can make at home. These recipes are all pretty easy to make and most of them don’t take longer than an hour and a half of your time.
Try some of these recipes out today and see which ones are your favorites!
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