Dessert

Mint Chocolate Cheesecake Tart Recipe for Two

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!

Mint Chocolate Cheesecake Tart Recipe

 

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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.

 

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

 

 

5 from 1 vote
Mint Chocolate Cheesecake Tart Recipe serves 2 - 4
Mint Chocolate Cheesecake Tart
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Cool/Chill
2 hrs
Total Time
2 hrs 50 mins
 
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!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheesecake, mint chocolate chip, tart
Servings: 4 slices
Calories: 312 kcal
Author: Zona
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 here 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 here for a stand mixer and here 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.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

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.

Nutrition Facts
Mint Chocolate Cheesecake Tart
Amount Per Serving
Calories 312 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 31%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 80mg 27%
Sodium 158mg 7%
Potassium 139mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 28g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 22g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 10.6%
Calcium 4.3%
Iron 6.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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