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Chocolate- Covered Cheesecake Bites Recipe

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This recipe for Chocolate- Covered Cheesecake Bites, by , is from The Franczkowski Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Beth Franczkowski
Added: Saturday, December 15, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
CRUST:
1 c. graham cracker crumbs
1/4 c. chopped pecans
1/4 c. butter, melted

FILLING:
2 (8-oz) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/2 c. sugar
1 tsp. grated orange peel
1/4 c. sour cream
1/2 tsp. vanilla
2 eggs

COATING:
24 oz. semisweet chocolate, chopped
3 tbsp shortening

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 300F. Line 8-inch square pan with heavy-duty foil so foil extends over sides of pan. Spray foil with nonstick cooking spray. In small bowl, combine all crust ingredients; mix well. Press in bottom of sprayed foil-lined pan.

In large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Add all remaining filling ingredients; beat until smooth. Pour filling over crust.

Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until edges are set. Center will be soft but will set when cool. Refrigerate 1 1/2 hours or until chilled. Freeze chedesecake about 2 hours until firm.

Remove cheesecake from pan by lifting foil. Cut into 48 pieces; remove from foil and place on sheet of waxed paper.

In small saucepan, melt coating ingredients over low heat, stirring frequently until smooth. Cool 2 to 3 minutes or until slightly cooled. Place in 2 c. measuring cup.

Spear each cheesecake bite with fork; dip in melted chocolate to cover bottom and sides, letting excess drip off. Place on waxed paper.

Spoon about 1 tsp melted chocolate over each bite, smoothing top with back of spoon. Let stand about 20 minutes or until firm. Store in refrigerator.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
48 bites

 

 

 

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