mini white chocolate cheesecakes.

[pinit]

this recipe can be served plain, with any type of fruit, with chocolate sauce, with whipped cream.. the possibilities are endless! the photos show cherry, but i have mentioned a few ideas throughout the recipe because i have made this recipe so many ways.. even green ones for st patty’s day!

[pinit]
makes 24 miniature cheesecakes
prep time: 10 minutes; bake time: 30 minutes; cooling time: at least 2 hours 

ingredients

crust:

  • 1 + 2/3 cups freshly crushed graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup  melted butter

filling:

  • 6 oz white chocolate (this is half a standard bag)
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 16 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 8 oz plain greek yogurt
  • 1 TB cornstarch
  • 1 TB vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs

directions

  1. make your graham cracker crumbs using a food processor or blender.IMG_9700IMG_9701
  2. mix cracker crumbs and sugar and then add melted butter, mix well and add more melted butter if needed.     IMG_9713
  3. press about 1/4 inch of the mixture into 24 cupcake liners. IMG_9728IMG_9729
  4. bake at 325 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes.  IMG_9734
  5. remove from oven and set aside
  6. melt chocolate chips and butter together in microwave, about 2 minutes,  stirring halfway through. remove from microwave and let cool.IMG_9738IMG_9742
  7. combine greek yogurt and cream cheese in mixer, let it mix together for about 5 minutes until it is smooth.IMG_9740
  8. add white chocolate/butter mixture, beat until smooth.
  9. add cornstarch and vanilla, beat until smooth.
  10. add eggs one at a time, beating until smooth after each time.   IMG_9744
  11. *if you want to make them colored, this is where you would add your food coloring! IMG_9758IMG_9763
  12. fill each cupcake liner with the filling so each cup is about 3/4 full.IMG_9747
  13. *sometimes i put a little bit of filling down, then add some fruit (like raspberries) in the middle, and top it off with more filling. this turns out super delicious!   IMG_9766IMG_9750
  14. bake at 300 degrees for 30 minutes, the cakes will not look done but any longer will dry them out.
  15. let cool for about 20 minutes and then cover with aluminum foil and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.
  16. top with fruit or other items of your choice prior to serving.  
[pinit]

xo. janetha g.

Print Friendly

{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

Leave a Comment

FTC Disclosure. Disclaimer. Site designed by Zesty Blog Consulting.