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Little Cheesecakes With Strawberry Sauce

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“I love these cheesecakes because they are fingersize and I love the chocolate base. Not only cute but taste great. Faster than baking a whole cheesecake. You can also drizzle additonal chocolate on top of these.”
READY IN:
2hrs 30mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. For the cheesecakes:
  2. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
  3. Process the graham crackers and chocolate chips in a food processor until they are finely ground.
  4. Add the melted butter and pulse until the mixture is sandy and moist.
  5. Divide mixture evenly among 6 jumbo muffin cups, then press it evenly over the bottom and about two thirds of the way up the sides.
  6. Bake just until the crusts are set, about 8 minutes.
  7. In a clean food processor bowl pulse the cream cheese, sugar, eggs, vanilla, and orange zest until smooth.
  8. Divide the filling evenly among the muffin cups and bake until the rims are slightly puffed and centers are almost set, about 30 minutes.
  9. Cool the cheesecakes in the cups on a rack, then refridgerate, uncovered, for at least 2 hours.
  10. Meanwhile make the sauce: In a food processor or a blender puree the strawberries with the sugar.
  11. When you are ready to serve, run a small knife around the outside of the cheesecakes, then use the knife to gently lift them from the molds. Transfer cheesecakes to dessert plates and spoon some sauce over each of the cheesecakes and serve.

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