Mini Chocolate Caramel Cheesecakes
1 cup graham crackers crumbs
2 Tbl sugar
2 Tbl butter, melted
12 oz cream cheese (1 1/2 pkgs) softened
1 cup milk chocolate chips, divided
2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
2 Tbl caramel ice cream topping
3 Tbl. unsweetened baking cocoa
1 tsp vanilla
In a small bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar and butter. Stir until moist and blended. Press approximately 1 tablespoon of graham cracker mix into each mini cheesecake pan opening. Then using half the chocolate chips, sprinkle several chips into each cup over the graham cracker mix.
In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese, witha hand mixer until creamy. Add in sweetened condensed milk, caramel topping, egg, baking cocoa and vanilla blend until combined well. Divide cream mixtuer between the 12 mini cheesecakes. Bake in preheated oven at 300F for 18-20 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool about 8-10 minutes. Sprinkle remaining chocolate chips over the top of the cheesecakes. Allow to cool completely. Serve immediately or refrigerate.