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Petit Mocha Cheesecakes

Details

Time
5 hours 30 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
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

Ingredients

  • 1 package
    cream cheese (8 oz.) , softened
  • 1 cup
    sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 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
1

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

2

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.

3

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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