I never need much of an excuse to make mini desserts, but today’s tiny sweets are for a very special occasion. My friend Lauren of Keep it Sweet Desserts is having a baby boy, and a bunch of us are surprising her with a virtual shower featuring all things mini!
I went all out chocolate with these little guys. I started with a simple chocolate cookie crust and then topped it with a wonderfully simple no-bake chocolate cheesecake filling. They have such a wonderful chocolate flavor and they are so smooth and creamy and cool.
I used my mini cheesecake pan for these minis. It’s such a great pan for mini cheesecakes, whether you’re baking them or making no-bake versions. It’s the best way to get mini cheesecakes without using paper liners.
I do suggest that you fill them with just a bit of filling at a time, press it in well, and continue adding more until they’re full. That will help you fill them completely with no gaps. You can try piping it in, but keep in mind that the filling is a a bit thick.
As this is a baby shower, I resisted the urge to spike that filling with some liqueur, but feel free to do so if you like. I am sure a coffee-flavored or hazelnut-flavored liqueur would just be lovely. But for the baby shower, we’ll just skip it.
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Be sure to visit all of these tasty blogs to see what everyone made to help Lauren celebrate the arrival of her sweet baby boy! And drop by Lauren’s blog to wish her the best!
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Mini Apple Spice Cupcakes from Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts
Mini Nutella Brownies from The Cooking Actress
Mini Iced Oatmeal Cookie Apple Pies from Girl Versus Dough
Pickles in a Blanket from The Lemon Bowl
Mini Cookie Cocktail (and Mocktail!) from We Are Not Martha
Mini Chocolate and Peanut Butter Fondant Cakes from London Bakes
Double Decker Birthday Cake Blondie Bites from Baker By Nature
Mini Brown Butter Pumpkin Cupcakes from Eats Well With Others
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Crunchy Cookie Butter M&M Bars from The Avid Appetite
Mini Pumpkin Streusel Pies from Espresso and Cream
22 Comments on “Mini No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecakes”
Yayyy for Lauren’s shower and yayyy for indulgent chocolatey mini desserts!
Thank you so much, Jen! Chocolate cheesecake is one of those desserts that I really love and don’t have or make nearly enough. These little no-bake cheesecakes would make me VERY happy right now (too bad this isn’t a real-life shower)!
So sweet — best wishes to Lauren! And these cheesecakes — I’d have LOVED a dozen of these when I was pregnant. Or now 🙂
Love that these are mini and no-bake!!! They look amazing!
No bake AND mini!? Yes, please! These sound lovely!
Love that these are no-bake… And so, so chocolatey!
Ooh these looks so rich and decadent- any chocoholic’s dream for sure- I would have loved these when I was preggo! 🙂
I love them, elegant, and tasty!
These are just perfect – look at all that chocolate!! Love these for a baby shower!
these are too cute! i love no bake desserts, perfect for those still-warm days when running the oven is just unappealing!
I love that all of the shower treats are mini, what a cute theme!!
Yummm – these cheesecakes look decadent and delicious 🙂
Since it’s mini, you can eat more than one, right?
This looks like total chocolate overload in the best possible way!
Perfect for Valentine’s Day! Oven is wonky so no bake is much welcomed right now! Thank you from the bottom of my heart!
These look delicious! I have a question about serving them. I have the mini cheesecake pan, but I can’t think of an easy way to serve them (I’ll be making 200+ cheesecakes) since we are not putting them on individual plates. Is there an easy way for guests to pick them up without them crumbling, etc.? Thanks!
Maybe place the finished cheesecakes in mini cupcake liners?
How far in advance can the mini chocolate cheesecakes be made . Today is Wednesday and I need them Saturday
They should keep for about 3 days. Longer than that, and you might want to freeze them and then thaw overnight in the refrigerator.
What can I do if I don’t have a mini cheesecake pan?
Hi, Alicia. I’d use a mini muffin pan. They’ll be a little smaller, so you’ll make more than if you use a mini cheesecake pan.
These look so good! I’m going to get the ingredients for them and make them to take to my parents house next weekend. I’ve gotten into making mini cheesecakes and so far I’ve made regular and pumpkin swirl.
I just made these. They’re not really pretty but based on my taste test of the batter they’re delicious. I’ll post a picture when they’re done.