Here we stir a little melted chocolate into ricotta cheese for a cheesecake-like topping for chocolate wafer cookies. Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 2010

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine melted chocolate and ricotta in a small bowl. Spoon a scant 1 tablespoon of the mixture on each chocolate wafer and top with 1/4 teaspoon jam.

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Tips

Make Ahead Tip: Store airtight in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

Tip: To melt chocolate, microwave on Medium for 1 minute. Stir, then continue microwaving on Medium, stirring every 20 seconds, until melted. Or place chocolate in the top of a double boiler over hot, but not boiling, water. Stir until melted.

Nutrition Facts

61 calories; 2.7 g total fat; 1.4 g saturated fat; 3 mg cholesterol; 45 mg sodium. 38 mg potassium; 8.2 g carbohydrates; 0.4 g fiber; 5 g sugar; 1.7 g protein; 40 IU vitamin a iu; 6 mcg folate; 31 mg calcium; 9 mg magnesium; 5 g added sugar;

Reviews (5)

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  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 2
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Rating: 5 stars
08/15/2017
Quick easy and delicious. These little desserts combine the crisp texture of wafers with the soft creamy texture of ricotta and chocolate. The dab of jam adds a tiny surge of sweetness. I used whole-milk ricotta and I stored the ricotta-chocolate topping and the jam separately in the fridge. I labeled the topping container with instructions to measure out 12 grams of topping per chocolate wafer. My husband and I both love these cookies (though I wouldn't call them cheesecake). Read More
Rating: 5 stars
01/21/2012
Delicious. Totally satisfies my chocolate craving. I used only 1/2 Tbl. Chocolate cheese mix n add a slice of banana. Pros: Fast n simple Read More
Rating: 4 stars
10/30/2011
Delicious! I made mini muffin graham cracker shells and used the cheesecake as the filling. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
10/30/2011
Loved these! So quick & simple to make but great flavor. Difficult to eat just one though! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/29/2011
Simply perfect! These are so delicious and easy to make. I served them on New Year's Eve and everyone enjoyed them very much. I will definitely make them for future get-togethers. Pros: Quick delicious easy Cons: I could eat 100.:( Read More