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Try this bite-sized chocolaty treat that’s rich, creamy and guaranteed to satisfy any sweet tooth. —Sharon Valenta, Westchester, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 24 miniature vanilla wafers or gingersnap cookies
  • 1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese
  • Sugar substitute equivalent to 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips, melted and cooled
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 4 teaspoons confectioners' sugar
  • Chocolate curls, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 65 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 50mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat.

Directions

  1. Place wafers flat side down in paper-lined miniature muffin cups; set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar substitute until smooth. Add chocolate chips and vanilla; mix well. Add egg; beat on low speed just until combined. Spoon about 1 tablespoon into each cup.
  3. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or just until set. Cool completely on a wire rack. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  4. In a small bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add confectioners' sugar; beat until stiff peaks form. Top cheesecakes with whipped cream mixture; garnish with chocolate curls if desired. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Chocolate Cheesecakes in Healthy Cooking December/January 2011, p60


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HIO6812 User ID: 1554033 176316
Reviewed Mar. 8, 2013

"This recipe was a disappointment and I will not be saving it."

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stephenlewis57 User ID: 4885139 193675
Reviewed Feb. 27, 2013

"sounded alot better than it taste"

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darcod User ID: 2791058 212105
Reviewed Feb. 21, 2013

"I have made these several times. I have made half a recipe which work just as well. They have just enough chocolate flavor. The recipe is quick and easy. Don't overbake or the cheesecakes will be dry. If you have left over cookie crumbs you can use that with a little melted butter/margarine instead of the cookie. Will keep this recipe to make when I have a chocolate craving."

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NJM60 User ID: 6433799 176314
Reviewed Feb. 14, 2013

"While this looks like a great recipe, why can't the sugar grams be listed. It's important for diabetics to have this information"

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caraguard User ID: 3684011 193674
Reviewed Feb. 28, 2012

"These are so yummy! Very pleasantly suprised by the richness and chocolatey flavor. I went the easy route and just bought fat-free whipped cream for the topping, and it worked perfectly. Everyone at the party raved about these. Can't wait to make again!"

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LauraManning User ID: 968398 148882
Reviewed Feb. 4, 2011

"tasty"

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Sophie Girl User ID: 5805465 115161
Reviewed Feb. 4, 2011

"Absolutely Decadent ... and so easy to make."

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