Mini Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake Bites

Mini Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake Bites

After a day crushing work, errands, family time, and your daily BODi workout, one of these Shakeology treats is like a cherry on top of the (cheese) cake — figuratively and literally.

Yup — there’s a juicy cherry on top of each of these delightful Mini Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake Bites.

Almond flour and dates form the nutty and slightly sweet crust, while Chocolate (Whey or Plant-Based Vegan) Shakeology, ricotta, cherries, almond milk, vanilla extract, and cinnamon blend to create the flavorful, creamy cheesecake filling.

The best part?

You can be noshing one of these delicious cheesecakes in less than an hour.

Oh, and there’s no cooking involved. (#win-win)

Pro tip: Don’t have Shakeology yet? Talk to your Team Beachbody Coach or get a bag (or two!) here.

Mini Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake Bites, overhead

Mini Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake Bites on a plate

 

Mini Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake Bite, with a bite taken out
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Mini Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake Bites

These cheesecake bites have a nutty crust with Chocolate Shakeology, ricotta, cherries, vanilla, and cinnamon creating the creamy filling.

Course Dessert, Snack
Keyword Chocolate Shakeology
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 8 servings, 1 cup each
Calories 175 kcal
Author Beachbody

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup / 85 g almond flour
  • 4 pitted dates
  • 1 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • ½ cup / 70 g fresh (or frozen) pitted cherries, divided use
  • ¾ cup / 185 g part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 2 scoops Chocolate Whey or Plant-Based Vegan Shakeology
  • 2 Tbsp. unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1 dash ground cinnamon 

Instructions

  1. Line 8 muffin cups with muffin cup papers (or use silicone muffin cups); set aside. 

  2. Add almond flour, dates, and oil to a food processor; cover. Pulse to blend.  

  3. Using clean hands, press almond flour mixture into bottoms and up sides of prepared muffin cups; set aside. 

  4. Cut 4 cherries in half; set aside. 

  5. Add ricotta cheese, Shakeology, remaining cherries, almond milk, extract, and cinnamon to food processor; cover. Pulse until smooth. 

  6. Evenly divide ricotta mixture among prepared muffin cups; garnish each cheesecake bite with a cherry half. Freeze in an airtight container for at least 30 min, or up to 1 week. If frozen, set out at room temperature for 10 minutes before serving. 

Recipe Notes

Protein Power (P), Vegetarian (VG) 

Pro tip: After spooning ricotta mixture into cups, gently tap the pan to get the cheesecake bite to settle. 

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.*

*Total Sugars 8 g, Added Sugars 1 g

Nutrition Facts
Mini Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake Bites
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 175 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 10mg3%
Sodium 68mg3%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 10g20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Mini Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake Bites with Shakeology packet

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Container Equivalents
½ Purple
½ Red
½ Blue
½ tsp.

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Enjoy 2 servings (2 cups) to make a complete breakfast.

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