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Mint Chocolate Cheesecake Tart Recipe for Two

Mint Chocolate Cheesecake Tart Recipe

This Mint Chocolate Cheesecake Tart is easy and delicious. Creamy mint cheesecake is baked on a crisp buttery chocolate graham or Oreo crust and topped with a layer of melted chocolate chips for a decadent mint and chocolate treat!

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This small batch recipe makes a great dessert for 2 – 4 people. Plan ahead as this dish requires 2 hours to chill in the refrigerator.

How to make Mint Chocolate Cheesecake Tart:

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (160 C) and spray a 7 inch springform pan with non-stick spray. Click here for a 7 inch leakproof springform pan.

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For the Crust:

Crush 2 chocolate graham crackers, or Oreo cookies, to equal 1/3 cup crumbs.

two chocolate graham crackers

Combine graham crackers, 1/2 tablespoon sugar, and melted butter.

chocolate graham crumbs mixed with butter

Pour into the springform pan and press down gently with a spoon.

chocolate graham crumb mixture pressed into a springform pan

For the Filling:

In a stand mixer blend cream cheese and 1/4 cup sugar until smooth and creamy. Click here for a stand mixer and here for a mixer beater blade that scrapes the sides of the bowl.

cream cheese and sugar creamed in a mixer bowl

Add the egg, peppermint extract and food coloring. Mix on low just until combined.

mint filling in a mixer bowl

Pour the cream cheese mixture into the springform pan over the crumb crust.

mint filling poured into a springform pan

Bake for 35 – 40 minutes until center is almost set.

Remove from the oven and cool 1 hour on a wire rack and chill in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour or overnight before removing from pan.

Melt the chocolate chips in the microwave according to manufacturer’s instructions.

Pour the chocolate evenly over the cheesecake. This can be done after slicing the cheesecake.

Note: If you chill any of the slices with the chocolate topping already on, it will harden quite a bit. You can then just pick up the slice and eat it like a brownie.

Mint Chocolate Cheesecake Tart Recipe for Two

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Yield: 4 slices

Mint Chocolate Cheesecake Tart

Mint Chocolate Cheesecake Tart

This Mint Chocolate Cheesecake Tart is easy and delicious. Creamy mint cheesecake is baked on a crisp buttery chocolate graham or Oreo crust and topped with a layer of melted chocolate chips for a decadent mint and chocolate treat!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Cool/Chill 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • Non-stick baking spray

For the Crust:

  • 1/3 cup chocolate graham crumbs (or chocolate Oreo crumbs)
  • 1/2 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon butter (melted)

For the Filling:

  • 4 oz cream cheese (softened)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 2 drops green food coloring
  • 1/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (160 C) and spray a 7 inch springform pan with non-stick spray. Click for a 7 inch leak-proof springform pan.

For the Crust:

  1. Crush 2 chocolate graham crackers, or Oreo cookies, to equal 1/3 cup crumbs.
  2. Combine graham crackers, 1/2 tablespoon sugar, and melted butter.
  3. Pour into the springform pan and press down gently with a spoon.

For the Filling:

  1. In a stand mixer blend cream cheese and 1/4 cup sugar until smooth and creamy. Click for a stand mixer and for a mixer beater blade that scrapes the sides of the bowl.
  2. Add the egg, peppermint extract and food coloring. Mix on low just until combined.
  3. Pour the cream cheese mixture into the springform pan over the crumb crust.
  4. Bake for 35 - 40 minutes until center is almost set.
  5. Remove from the oven and cool 1 hour on a wire rack and chill in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour or overnight before removing from pan.
  6. Melt the chocolate chips in the microwave according to manufacturer’s instructions.
  7. Pour the chocolate evenly over the cheesecake. This can be done after slicing the cheesecake.
  8. Note: If you chill any of the slices with the chocolate topping already on, it will harden quite a bit. You can then just pick up the slice and eat it like a brownie.

Notes

  • If you chill any of the slices with the chocolate topping already on, it will harden quite a bit. You can then just pick up the slice and eat it like a brownie.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 312 Saturated Fat: 11g Cholesterol: 80mg Sodium: 158mg Carbohydrates: 28g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 22g Protein: 4g
Nutrition information is a guideline only, is calculated automatically by third party software, and absolute accuracy is not guaranteed.

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