Blackberry White Chocolate Cheesecake Cups

Blackberry White Chocolate Cheesecake Cups

Ingredients :
1-1/2 cups miniature pretzels
2 tablespoons plus 1/3 cup sugar, divided
3 tablespoons butter, melted
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup white baking chips
1-1/2 cups fresh blackberries
Additional blackberries

How To Make :
Pulse pretzels in a food processor until fine crumbs form. Add 2 tablespoons granulated sugar and melted butter; pulse just until combined. Divide mixture among 6 half-pint canning jars or dessert dishes.
For cheesecake layer, beat cream until stiff peaks form. In another bowl, beat cream cheese, confectioners' sugar and vanilla until smooth. Fold in 1-1/2 cups of the whipped cream, then baking chips. Spoon over pretzel mixture. Refrigerate, covered, until cold, about 3 hours.
Meanwhile, in a clean food processor, puree 1-1/2 cups blackberries with remaining sugar; remove to a bowl. Cover and refrigerate berry mixture and remaining whipped cream until serving.
To serve, top with blackberry mixture, reserved whipped cream and additional blackberries.

Test Kitchen tips :
For a blackberry-lime variation, omit the vanilla and add 1/2 teaspoon of grated lime zest with an extra tablespoon of confectioners' sugar.
Thawed frozen blackberries can be used in place of the 1-1/2 cups fresh berries used in the puree.

Nutrition Facts :
1 serving: 553 calories, 38g fat (23g saturated fat), 102mg cholesterol, 359mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (38g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.

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