Black Forest Cheesecakes


This easy recipe for mini black forest cheesecakes combines the perfect match of chocolate and cherries for a Yuletide treat.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 40 mins


  • 12 chocolate sandwich cookies with creme filling

  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • cup baking cocoa

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 large eggs

  • 1 (21 ounce) can cherry pie filling

  • ½ cup whipped topping


  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (160 degrees C). Line muffin cups with paper or foil liners.

  2. Remove top from each sandwich cookie; crush tops and set aside. Place creme-topped cookies in the prepared muffin cups, creme-side up.

  3. Beat cream cheese, sugar, cocoa, and vanilla in a large bowl with an electric mixer until fluffy. Mix in eggs until blended. Fill the prepared muffin cups 3/4 full; sprinkle 1/4 cup reserved cookie crumbs on top. Discard remaining crumbs or save for another use.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until set, 20 to 25 minutes. Cool completely; cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

  5. Top each cheesecake with 2 tablespoons cherry filling and a dollop of whipped topping just before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

307 Calories
17g Fat
36g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 307
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 21%
Saturated Fat 9g 47%
Cholesterol 74mg 25%
Sodium 183mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 2mg 9%
Calcium 48mg 4%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 167mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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