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Merry Mint Mini Cheesecakes


  • Author: Stephanie Pass
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 20 mini cheesecakes 1x

Description

Make these Merry Mint Mini Cheesecakes for a fun and festive holiday party!


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Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup finely crushed OREOS, (about half a package)
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 4 tablespoon unsalted sweet cream butter, melted
  • 2 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon pure mint extract
  • 3 drops of leaf green food coloring
  • 1 package of Andes mints
  • 1 bag of Ghiradelli melting chocolate
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup powder sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F degrees.
  2. Using a blender, grind up the OREOs to crumbs.
  3. Scoop about 1 1/4 cups of the OREO crumbs into a large bowl.
  4. Add 2 tablespoons of sugar and 4 tablespoons of melted butter.
  5. Mix until it turns into a wet sandlike texture.
  6. Scoop 4 tablespoons of the crust mixture into the cupcake liners and lightly press down with a back of a spoon or measuring cup.
  7. With an electric mixer combine the cream cheese and sugar and mix on medium speed.
  8. Mix in the egg, mint and food coloring and combine until creamy.
  9. Scoop the cheesecake batter into the cupcake liners and fill about 3/4 full.
  10. Bake for about 30-40 minutes until they are set.
  11. Let them cool to room temperature before placing them into the fridge to cool overnight.
  12. Melt the chocolate until smooth in 30 second increments in the microwave.
  13. Spoon a little bit of chocolate onto the center of each cheesecake.
  14. Let the chocolate harden.
  15. With an electric mixer combine heavy whipping cream, powder sugar and vanilla on medium speed until stiff peaks form.
  16. Scoop the whipped cream into a piping bag with a star tip and pipe a dollop of whipped cream onto the center of the chocolate
  17. Lastly, top with a Andes mint.

  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 mini cheesecake

Keywords: mini cheesecakes, mint cheesecake, holiday cheesecake, christmas cheesecake, green cheesecake, grasshopper cheesecake, chocolate mint cheesecake

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