Chocolate Strawberry Cheesecake

Chocolate Strawberry Cheesecake

How do you make chocolate dipped strawberries better? Attach it to a cheesecake, of course! This strawberry cheesecake is sure to win over any Valentine!

Combine ground graham crackers and melted butter.  Spoon about 1 1/2 tablespoon of mixture into each mini cheesecake mold cavity.  Use a tamper or cocktail muddler to pack crust into mold.  Set aside.

In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, beat cream cheese until smooth.  Add sugar while the machine runs on slow.  Add eggs and yolk one at a time.  Scrape down bowl as needed to ensure thorough mixing.  Add salt and vanilla.  Mix until smooth.  Evenly divide cheesecake filling among molds.  Smooth tops.

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cup ground graham crackers
  • 6 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted
  • 16 oz cream cheese
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 large yolk
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp fine sea salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 18 strawberries, rinsed and pat dry
  • 8 oz dark chocolate (56%), melted
Read the whole recipe on The Little Epicurean