Every once in a while, I come upon a dessert that sounds more delicious with every word. Today, recipes for Red Velvet Cheesecake Bites have me wondering how much delightful magic can be crammed into one little bite-sized treat.
First, you have the pinnacle of dessert delights: cheesecake! But then these recipes also combine the sweet, creamy indulgence of cheesecake with a rich, chocolate red velvet cake (or brownie, if you prefer).
As you gather your recipes for the holiday season, we have a collection of these festive treats that are so easy to make, you’re sure to add them to your year-’round sweets rotation.
Most of these recipes only require a few basic ingredients, ones you might already have on hand in your kitchen. These include cream cheese, graham crackers, red velvet cake mix, sugar, red food coloring, cocoa powder and white chocolate.
Delish’s recipe for Red Velvet Cheesecake Bites takes an ordinary red velvet box mix and transforms it into a thing of confectionery celebration. The cheesecake mixture gets a generous coating of the red velvet cake crumbs. You can find the super simple recipe on the official Delish YouTube channel!
Another version of the Red Velvet Cheesecake Truffles can be found over on RecipesJust4u.com. Again, with only five ingredients listed, this dessert recipe proves to be one of these amazing creations that make the busy baker look like an expert, but which only requires minimal time and effort.
If brownies are more your thing, then try Just a Taste’s twist on the recipe. Blog writer Kelly Senyei calls the blending of three desserts a “trifecta of a bite.” The German chocolate/red velvet brownie is the star of the show here, but the cheesecake filling takes the morsel to marvelous new heights.
If you like making your desserts from scratch, take a look at Kraft’s Red Velvet Cheesecake Truffles. You can whip these together in just 90 minutes. No pre-made box ingredients here! To make sure you get the best chocolate coverage, keep the uncoated truffles in the fridge as long as possible and take them out in small batches when dipping them.