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Petit Mocha Cheesecakes


5 hours 30 minutes
Skill Level
42 cheesecake cups

This petite mocha cheesecake recipe is a crowd pleaser. Think of them as mocha cheesecake cupcakes. The homemade graham cracker crumb crust topped with HERSHEY’S Chocolate glaze will have your guests reaching for seconds.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
25 minutes
Bake Time
15 minutes
Cool Time
45 minutes
Chill Time
2 hours


  • 1 package
    cream cheese (8 oz.) , softened
  • 1 cup
  • 2
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 2 Tbsps
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    powdered instant coffee
  • 1 tsp
    hot water
  • Crumb Crust
  • 1/2 cup
    graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 Tbsps
    powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsps
    butter or margarine, melted
  • Chocolate Glaze
  • 1/4 cup
    HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 2 Tbsps
    whipping cream

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven & stovetop oven & stovetop
muffin cups muffin cups
1-3/4 inch muffin cup tin 1-3/4 inch muffin cup tin
mixer mixer
bowls bowls
refrigerator refrigerator
saucepan saucepan
wire rack wire rack

Heat oven to 375°F. Line small muffin cups (1-3/4 inches in diameter) with paper bake cups.


Prepare Crumb Crust mixture. Place 1 slightly heaping teaspoon crumb mixture into each cup; press lightly. Beat cream cheese in large bowl until fluffy. Add sugar, eggs and vanilla; beat well. Add cocoa and flour; beat well. Dissolve instant coffee in water; add to chocolate mixture. Place about 1 tablespoon chocolate mixture into each cup.


Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until firm to touch. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Drizzle with Chocolate Glaze, if desired. Refrigerate until cold, about 2 hours. Cover; refrigerate leftover cheesecakes.

Crumb Crust: Stir together l/2 cup graham cracker crumbs, 2 tablespoons powdered sugar and 2 tablespoons melted butter or margarine in small bowl until well combined.

Chocolate Glaze: Combine 1/4 cup HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips and 2 tablespoons whipping cream in small saucepan over very low heat. Stir constantly until smooth. Use immediately.

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