Mini Cheesecakes with Cherry and Chocolate

Mini Cheesecakes with Cherry and Chocolate
Mini cheesecake with cherry jam. One bite dessert. Tiny cheesecakes with berry. Valentine homemade present. Selective focus.


  • ⅔ cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 14 tablespoons plain nonfat greek yogurt divided
  • 8 ounces cream cheese – low fat at room temperature
  • 2 large eggs
  • ⅔ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 10 ounces Unsweetened frozen sour red cherries
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons cold water
  • ½ ounce 60-69% dark chocolate shaved


  • Preheat oven to 325° F.
  • Prepare a muffin tin by lining with 12 muffin liners.
  • In a mixing bowl, add graham cracker crumbs, and 2 tablespoons of yogurt. Stir to mix well.
  • In each muffin cup, add 1 tablespoon of graham cracker mix in the bottom. Press down to make a crust.
  • In a stand mixer, or a large bowl using a hand mixer, add 12 tablespoons yogurt, cream cheese, eggs, ⅔ cups of sugar, and vanilla. Beat to mix well.
  • Fill muffin cups with equal amounts of mixture.
  • In preheated oven, bake approximately 15 to 20 minutes, or until the tops have set.
  • Place muffin tin on a wire rack to cool.
  • When cooled, place in the refrigerator for 2 hours.

For the Topping

  • In the meantime, in a small saucepan add cherries, 1 tablespoon of sugar, lemon juice, and salt.
  • Place saucepan over medium heat, bring to a simmer, stirring often.
  • Using a potato masher, crush the cherries lightly.
  • In a small mixing bowl, add cornstarch and cold water. Stir to mix.
  • Add cornstarch mixture into the cherry mixture. Stir to mix well, and simmer for 1 minute.
  • Remove from heat, and lete cool fully.

To Serve:

  • Place 1 tablespoon of cherry mixture on top of each cheesecake, then top with chocolate shavings.


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