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Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cupcakes
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Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cupcakes

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cupcakes are the perfect way to enjoy cheesecake. The cheesecakes are absolutely delicious and very easy to make. Cheesecake cupcakes are much easier, with fewer steps than making a traditional cheesecake, with all the same amazing taste.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time28 mins
Total Time43 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheesecake cupcakes
Servings: 18
Author: Jill

Ingredients

Ingredients for Crust:

  • 1 sleeve crushed graham crackers about 2 cups
  • 3 Tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 Tablespoons sugar

Ingredients for Cheesecake:

  • 2 8- ounce packages of cream cheese room temperature
  • 3/4 Cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 Cup mini chocolate chips + extra to garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Pulse or crush graham crackers in a food processor or plastic bags until fine crumbs.
  • Combine crushed graham crackers with butter and 1 Tablespoon sugar.
  • Press a spoonful of cookie crumbs into the bottom of each cupcake liner in a cupcake pan (set aside any extra crumbs for topping).
  • Bake the crust for 5 minutes and remove from the oven to let cool.
  • Combine cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla into a large mixing bowl and beat with a hand or stand mixer.
  • Melt white chocolate in 20 second increments and combine with the cream cheese batter.
  • Add eggs one at a time and mix after each egg is added.
  • Fold in chocolate chips.
  • Pour cream cheese mixture over the prepared crust, filling 3/4 of the way full.
  • Bake for 20-23 minutes or until the center of the cheesecake is set.
  • Turn the oven off and slightly open the oven door for the cheesecakes to cool for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven, garnish with crushed graham cracker and chocolate chips, and cool completely on a wire rack (about 45 minutes).
  • Refrigerate for 1-2 hours to cool/set completely.