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Petit Mocha Cheesecakes


15 Min.
25 Min.
Skill Level:
42 cheesecake cups

This Petit Mocha Cheesecakes recipe is a total crowd-pleaser, using a sweet chocolate glaze that will have your guests reaching for seconds. Believe it or not, this recipe is easy enough for beginner bakers, yet it looks like something fancy from a cafe. These bite-sized Petit Mocha Cheesecakes feature a homemade graham cracker crumb crust topped with a chocolate glaze made of HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips. Think of them as mocha cheesecake cupcakes! Scrumptious!

Next, make this HERSHEY'S Chocolate Cheesecake for another easy yet fabulous chocolate dessert.

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
  • 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

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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