Petit Mocha Cheesecakes

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These Petit Mocha Cheesecakes are perfect for any party!
These Petit Mocha Cheesecakes are perfect for any party!
 I love making snack sized treats.

I can eat more than one and not feel guilty.

No plate (evidence) to clean when I sneak into the kitchen to have just one more.

These Petit Mocha Cheesecakes are perfect for any party!

They travel well if taking to the office or a friends.

Did I mention I can eat more than one and not feel guilty?  These would make a nice presentation for a shower or afternoon party.

These Petit Mocha Cheesecakes are perfect for any party!

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Petit Mocha Cheesecakes
from Hershey’s Incredibly Easy Recipes

Petit Mocha Cheesecakes

Yield: makes 42 mini cheesecakes or 12 large

Petit Mocha Cheesecakes


  • 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons instant coffee
  • 1 teaspoon hot water
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons whipping cream


  1. Line mini muffin tins or mini tart pans with paper liners.
  2. Combine graham cracker crumbs and powdered sugar, add melted butter and stir until all crumbs are moist.
  3. Place about a teaspoon of crumb mixture into each paper liner. And press down to form a bottom crust. An easy trick to do this is with a shot glass. Just press down with bottom of shot glass (that fits in muffin tin) and give a quick twist and remove.
  4. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy, add eggs, vanilla, sugar and vanilla, beating until smooth. Add flour and cocoa (I sift mine) and gently blend in.
  5. Combine instant coffee and hot water and add to mixture.
  6. Spoon cream cheese mixture into muffin tins, approximately 1 tablespoon per cup.
  7. Bake in a preheated 375 degree oven for 15-18 minutes, until just set. Remove from oven and let cool completely.
  8. To make the glaze, combine chocolate chips and whipping cream in a small saucepan. Cook over low heat until chips are melted and smooth. Drizzle over cheesecakes.


Use the bottom of a shot glass to press your crust into the bottom of your muffin tin.
 These Petit Mocha Cheesecakes are perfect for any party!

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About Joan Hayes

Mom to 3 teens, sweets and travel are her passions. Joan really does love her chocolate. She has a secret stash she hides from the kids and she has at least one bite of something chocolatey every day. She creates easy recipes any skill level can achieve to satisfy the sweet tooth in everyone!


  1. That is exactly why I make small treats…I can eat more without the guilt:-) These look amazing by the way:-)

  2. Joan…these little mocha treats looks rich and scrumptious! I love mini desserts because I like to have a whole dessert just for myself…no matter how small it is! And you are so funny! But I can justify away any guilt I would feel about having more than one! How could I resist? Great tip with the shot glasses and one that I will definitely use in the future! : )

  3. Love small treats! These look great. Pinned them!

  4. Aw, the perfect tiny yummy bite! Thanks for sharing at Church Supper. Have a blessed week and see you again next Sunday! ~EMM

  5. yum!! pinning!!!!!

    Natasha xx

  6. Those look really good, I love little treats like that too, love being able to grab them and go! I found you via the Church Supper Link Party.

  7. These look and sound delicious!
    Wonderful small treats for your love-ones 🙂

  8. YUMMY! Thanks for sharing at Dwell on Fridays. I just love all things bite-size!

  9. i- lostinausten says:

    Looks delicious & a perfect treat! 🙂

  10. Love your technique using the shot glass to press down the graham cracker crumbs. Awesome recipe and beautiful blog! You must be stoked about the chocolate blog hop since your blog has a chocolate focus!

  11. Delicious chocolate cheesecream cakes! very well-presented as muffins. I like the cookie crust, the decoration… in fact, I like everything! 😉

    Really special, congratulations for your #chocolatelove bloghop!

  12. This looks sooooo good! I’ve never made cheesecake before. I want to try this recipe out!

  13. Oh wow…these look heavenly. Thank you bunches for linking up at Mop It Up Mondays at ishouldbemoppingthefloor. Hope you have a wonderful week!

  14. Rebecca Walker says:

    Oh shoot! I just happen to have all these ingredients. What shall I do…?

  15. Hayley @ The Domestic Rebel says:

    Yum, these look SO good. Tempting miniature treats with zero guilt? Perfect!

  16. You had me at Mocha. And then again at cheesecake. Oh wait, you totally had me at Petit because I adore all things minii. Yum!!

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