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red velvet oreo mini cheesecakes

Tastefully Stunning Red Velvet Oreo Mini Cheesecakes

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Valentines Day is just two and a half weeks away. Enjoy making these red velvet oreo mini cheesecakes. They are not only delicious but will add love to your table spread.
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Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 21 mins
Chill Time 8 hrs 30 mins
Total Time 9 hrs 16 mins
Course Cakes
Cuisine American
Servings 24 mini cheesecakes
Calories 322 kcal

Ingredients
  

Chocolate Cookie Crust

Red Velvet Cheesecake Ingredients

Instructions
 

Chocolate Cookie Crust

  • Using a food processor, blend up the oreo cookies and the melted butter until combined and wet sand like.
  • Set aside.
  • Line a cupcake pan with white cupcake liners.
  • Using a tablespoon, scoop the crust into the cupcake liners.
  • Using a flat bottomed cup or measuring cup, press the crust down firmly.
  • Set aside.

Red Velvet Cheesecake

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Using a hand mixer, beat the cream cheese, sour cream, sugar and cocoa until combined.
  • Beat in the vanilla until combined.
  • Beat in the eggs, one at a time until combined.
  • Beat in the Red Gel Food coloring until combined.
  • Fold in the chopped oreos.
  • Scoop about 1 ½ tbsp of the cheesecake batter into the cupcake liners.
  • Bake in the oven for 20-22 minutes or until the top is firm.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool to room temperature.
  • Once cooled, place in the fridge overnight.

Chocolate Ganache

  • Using a small saucepan, heat up the heavy whipping cream to a slow simmer.
  • Pour the chocolate chips into a medium bowl and pour the hot cream over the chocolate chips.
  • Allow to sit for a minute before whisking until smooth.
  • Spoon on about 1 ½ tbsp of the ganache onto the cheesecakes and smooth evenly.
  • Allow to harden in the fridge.

Chocolate Whipped Cream

  • Using a standing mixer, beat the ingredients for the whipped cream together until stiff peaks form.
  • Scoop the whipped cream into the piping bag.
  • Pipe dollops of whipped cream onto the top of the cheesecake and top with mini chocolate chips and a mini Oreo.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

Note These need to sit in the refrigerator overnight, so make sure you allow that time when making them.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cheesecakeCalories: 322kcalCarbohydrates: 32gProtein: 4gFat: 21gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 58mgSodium: 178mgPotassium: 164mgFiber: 2gSugar: 22gVitamin A: 517IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 50mgIron: 3mg
Keyword cheesecakes, mini-cheesecakes, red velvet, valentines day
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