Santa Hat Cheesecake Bites

Santa Hat Cheesecake Bites

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Hi my loves! I am back with another holiday treat for you all. These holiday Santa hat cheesecake bites are actually on the healthier side for holiday treats, so if you’re looking for something festive to make, but don’t want to overdo it on the sugar and refined flour, this one is for you! This recipe has a vegan chocolate cheesecake base, which is made with tofu, peanut butter, and dark chocolate. Plus these are topped with a cute Santa hat strawberry, so you get a little serving of fruit with your dessert!

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What you need to make these Santa hat cheesecake bites

Crust Ingredients

  • 2 cups plain cookies
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla
  • dash of salt

Cheesecake Filling Ingredients

  • 7 oz of tofu (about 1/2 box of tofu)
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips- melted
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup dairy free milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • dash of salt

Toppings

strawberries
vanilla frosting

a hand holding mini santa hat chocolate pies

How to make the cheesecake bites

First make the crust

  • Start by adding the cookies to the food processor.
  • Pulse until the cookies form a powder.
  • Next, add in the rest of the crust ingredients and pulse.
  • Line a muffin pan and add about 1 tbsp of the crust to each muffin cup. Use your finger to pat the crust down. Set aside.

How to make the cheesecake filling

  • Add all of the filling ingredients to a food processor and blend until you have a creamy consistency.
  • Add the filling to each muffin cup.
  • Refrigerate until the chocolate hardens.
  • Then add some vanilla frosting to a piping bag and frost the top of each chocolate cheesecake.
  • Add a strawberry and add a little extra frosting on the tip of the strawberry to form the Santa hat.
  • Your Santa hat cheesecake bites are ready to enjoy!

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Santa Hat Cheesecake Bites

Gaby Dimova
These Santa hat cheesecake bites taste so delicious and are on the healthy side. Not to mention they are so cute and fun to make!
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 9
Calories 324 kcal

Equipment

  • muffin pan
  • food processor
  • piping bag

Ingredients
  

Crust Ingredients

  • 2 cups plain cookies
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla
  • dash of salt

Chocolate Cheesecake Filling Ingredients

  • 7 oz of tofu about 1/2 box of tofu
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips- melted
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup dairy free milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • dash of salt

Toppings

  • strawberries
  • vanilla frosting

Instructions
 

  • Start by adding the cookies to the food processor.
  • Pulse until the cookies forms a powder.
  • Next, add in the rest of the crust ingredients and pulse.
  • Line a muffin pan and add about 1 tbsp of the crust to each muffin cup. Use your finger to pat the crust down. Set aside.
  • Now you are going to create the cheesecake filling.
  • Add all of the filling ingredients to a food processor and blend until you have a creamy consistency.
  • Add the filling to each muffin cup.
  • Refrigerate until the chocolate hardens.
  • Then add some vanilla frosting to a piping bag and frost the top of each chocolate cheesecake bite.
  • Add a strawberry and add a little extra frosting on the tip of the strawberry to form the Santa hat.
  • Your Santa hat cheesecake bites are ready to enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 324kcalCarbohydrates: 28gProtein: 6gFat: 22gSaturated Fat: 12gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gSodium: 203mgPotassium: 198mgFiber: 2gSugar: 14gVitamin A: 26IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 48mgIron: 1mg
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