Sunday, May 31, 2009

Cheesecake Bites

I am using an old post to jump in the mcklinky blog party. This recipe is YUMMY!!

My boss' birthday is tomorrow and I wanted to make her a cake or something. I was going to try out Bakerella's cake pops and saw cheesecake pops on her blog. I decided to give them a try. I used premade cheesecake filling though.
I just scooped it out with a mini ice cream scoop (it's actually marketed as a cookie scoop). It helps if you put the filling in the freezer for a little bit so it doesn't stick to the scoop as bad. This filling is way softer than a regular cheesecake would be. I decided not to do "pops" because they were so soft I don't think they would stay on the stick.I almost forgot this step. While the cheesecake balls were in the freezer to harden a little, I crushed up some graham crackers in the food processor.

I then rolled the balls in the graham cracker crumbs.

I put them back in the freezer for a little bit. While they were in the freezer I melted the chocolate coating (found in the baking aisle at Wal-Mart, nothin fancy!) in the microwave in a glass dish. I used two spoons to get the chocolate on the balls. This was the worst part and a little bit of trial and error! I just put the ball on one spoon that had some chocolate on it. Then I spooned chocolate over the top (all done over the glass dish). I jiggled the spoon a little to get rid of the excess. Dumped it out onto the parchment paper. Some of them had a little spot where there was no chocolate after coming off the spoon so I just drizzled more chocolate over them.

The coating dries hard and the inside is soft and YUMM-O! Mark LOVED them!!

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Executive Momma said...

Wow...those look amazing!

Kristine ♥ said...

I have to tell you that keylime anything is my favorite but I LURVE key lime cheesecake adn lucky you that you can get pre-made filling where you live!!!! Up here in Canada we can't and I drool from afar. I also jones for squeeze cheese in a can but cheesecake filling sounds sooo much better right now.. LOL

Thanks for the eye candy this morning! Happy Blog Hopping!!!

Kristine aka # 193 in the hop :D

Ave said...

I have to try those!

julia said...

That does look super tasty...darn diet...

Heather said...

Those sound easy and delicious! Thanks for the recipe!

I am Harriet said...

YUM! And those pictures :)

Stopping by via the blog hop to check out your recipe.

the brown couch said...

What fun! Not sure I would share these.

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