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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
  • 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

  • 2 Tbsps

    whipping cream

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

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.

Additional questions?