Chocolate Cheesecake Cupcakes

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Bonnie Meche

By
@cynical21

This is the favorite of a much-loved grandson, so it always gets pride of place on the Christmas buffet table.

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Serves:
24
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 1 pkg
    cream cheese - regular or light - softened
  • 1/3 c
    sugar
  • 1
    egg
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • FOR THE CUPCAKE

  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 2/3 c
    cocoa
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 2 c
    water
  • 2/3 c
    vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    white vinegar
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 24
    hershey's kisses - unwrapped

How to Make Chocolate Cheesecake Cupcakes

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line muffin cups with paper liners.
  2. Prepare filling. Beat cream cheese, sugar, egg and salt until smooth and creamy. Stir in chocolate chips, and set aside
  3. For cupcakes, stir together flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, and salt in large owl. Add water, oil, vinegar, and vanilla, and beat for 3 minutes, til smooth.
  4. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full with batter. Then spoon one level Tbsp. of filling into center of each cupcake.
  5. Bake 20 to 25 minutes, until toothpick inserted in cake portion comes out clean. Just before removing from oven, set one candy kiss in center of each cupcake and bake a bit longer, to allow candy to soften.
  6. Remove from oven and let cool 5 minutes in pans. Transfer to wire racks to cool completely.

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About Chocolate Cheesecake Cupcakes

Course/Dish: Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American




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