Chocolate Mint Cheesecake Bites

Chocolate Mint Cheesecake Bites

These bite-sized cheesecakes are perfect for a party because you don’t need to serve with forks and you can make them a day ahead. Keep refrigerated until just before you’re ready to serve.
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 36 pieces



  • 1 12 cups chocolate sandwich cookie crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter


  • 2 (8-ounce) blocks cream cheese
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh mint
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 fresh mint sprig (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 325°.
  2. Combine cookie crumbs and melted butter in medium bowl until mixture resembles sand. Press firmly into the bottom of 36 paper-lined mini-muffin pans or 36 mini muffin cups coated with cooking spray.
  3. Beat cream cheese, sugar, vanilla extract, peppermint extract and chopped mint until smooth in a large mixing bowl. Add eggs one at a time, scraping down sides of the bowl after additions.
  4. Spoon 1 tablespoon of filling into prepared muffin cups and bake for 15-18 minutes or until centers are almost set.
  5. Cool completely. Cover and chill at least 2 hours. Garnish with fresh mint sprigs just before serving, if desired.

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