Bite sized creamy red velvet cheesecakes with chocolate crust and fresh sweetened whipped cream.
10original chocolate sandwich cookies
3Tbspunsweetened cocoa powder
4tspred food color
Whipped cream ingredients:
Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease a mini cheesecake pan.
In a food processor, blend cookies until only small pieces remain. Add butter to combine. Add 1 small cookie scoop of crumbs to each cheesecake cavity. Press down with a flat sided object, such as a small shot glass, to form an even crust. Bake for 5 minutes.
Reduce oven temperature to 325°F.
In a large bowl, beat softened cream cheese, sour cream and sugar together until smooth. Add cocoa powder, mixing on low until combined. Add vanilla and red food color, followed by the egg.
Fill each cheesecake cavity 3/4 full (roughly 1 and 1/4 medium scoop). Bake for 15-18 minutes.
Cool on a wire rack for 1 hour before transferring to the refrigerator to chill overnight.
When ready to eat, carefully remove cheesecakes from pan.
Prepare whipped cream. Beating ingredients together in a small bowl until soft peaks form. Add a dollop to each mini cheesecake. Serve immediately.