Vanilla Cheesecake Cake Balls

Cheesecake is such a yummy treat to enjoy! Definitely one of my faves! These cheese cake balls make it easy to share as well as watch potion sizes for anyone counting calories. Take a look!


  • 8 oz vanilla pound cake, cubed (You could use any vanilla cake of your choosing. I like pound cake because it’s dense and rich in flavor.)
  • 1⁄2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1⁄2 teaspooon vanilla extract
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • coconut oil for coating scoop
  • 5 ounces candy melts or almond bark



Line a small pan with parchment paper.

In your food processor, add cake, powdered sugar, vanilla, and cream cheese.

Pulse until all ingredients are uniformly mixed.

Coat tablespoon scoop with coconut oil so the dough doesn’t stick.

Use tablespoon scoop to portion out the dough.

Roll gently in your hands to smooth the edges. Makes 16 balls.

Place the balls in the freezer or refrigerator for 20 minutes.

Heat the candy melts according to package directions.

Remove the balls from the freezer, and coat each ball with a light coating of melted candy.

I use forks to roll the balls in the coating and to then let the extra candy drip off.

Place coated balls on parchment paper to cool.

Cover and refrigerate any leftovers.



  1. Oh how I love cheesecake! Definitely my favourite dessert…sadly I now have a dairy allergy and can’t enjoy them. I love this recipe though for how you mention that you can have just one or two if you’re monitoring calories!

  2. kathy downey says

    Definitely my favourite dessert…yummy

  3. Florence C says

    I love cheesecake. Never had cheesecake this way. Really sounds delicious. Thank you for sharing.

  4. ummm excuse me while i whip the drool!! wow do these ever look and sound good and so easy to make. im on it !

  5. Anne Taylor says

    This is a very cool and yummy recipe! I'll be making these asap!!!! Thanks

  6. lyndac1968 says

    These look so good and easy, but I would probably mess it up some bet they would be good with pastel coloured candy melts for Easter!!

  7. hmrcarlson says

    These would be so pretty if the white chocolate was coloured! Yummy!

  8. Elizabeth Matthiesen says

    these sound heavenly, I love cheese cake so this is a recipe made for me 🙂

  9. Elaine Buonsante says

    This combination of flavours are at the top of my favourites list!

  10. oh I want to make a couple batches and hide them…..I don't HAVE to share, right? Lol

  11. Helen Kempster says

    YUM!!!! going to make these for my next girls night in!!

  12. cottagebunny says

    I have never seen a recipe for cheesecake balls.They look delicious and remind me of the Tim horton's timbits.I will enjoy them very much because I love cheesecake.Thank you for posting this.

  13. Reese Speaks says

    These little treats look so delicious! Thanks so much for sharing them!


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