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Nutella Salted Caramel Cheesecake Shooters

Want that rich, decadent dessert but think it’s too big?  Try it in a small shot glass and you can indulge without loosening your belt! My Salted Caramel Nutella Cheesecake Shooters are the few perfect bites your need to satisfy your dessert craving!

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Desserts in shot glasses are taking over the world, and Nutella too!   I love everything about a dessert in a shot glass.  The size, the portability, the endless combinations, the make ahead assembly, but really it’s the size that makes me swoon.  

Dessert is to be considered a treat and not eaten all the time, considering how many things have sugar already in them, but I always feel like I need at least one bite of something sweet after I eat something savory.

It is a necessity!  Like breathing, or drinking water, or watching the Oscars every year, it is a must do!  My problem is that the desserts are always too big, the plates only have one thing on them, and never what I was really in the mood to eat.  

I mean, who wants to be limited to JUST chocolate cake, or JUST vanilla ice cream?

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Dessert shooters solve all of these horrible problems!  I recently did a shooter version of that amazing pie that I ate during Holy Week at church.  Or should I say multiple pies…  

That recipe is such a hit that I decided to do another shooter!  This recipe contains not one, but two amazing flavors and is sure to please.  Nutella AND Salted Caramel.  Who doesn’t love these two things?  Well, Brooks doesn’t like Nutella, but we will just overlook that one flaw he has.

I combined these flavors with cream cheese to balance out the sweetness and give it more of a cheesecake feel and consistency. I also used the graham cracker crumbs for a base!

Just like the Coconut Caramel Pie Shooters, you can use the pre-made caramel sauce, they even sell a salted version, and you can use the pre-made frozen whipped topping if you just completed arm day at the gym and can’t whisk your own from scratch.  No judgment here…

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These shooters come together quickly, the layers can all be made ahead of time and assembled later, or you can assemble them now and place in the fridge for later!  

You can even freeze them and garnish when you are ready to serve.  Just like my Creamy Coconut Caramel Pie Shooters and my No-Bake Coconut Key Lime Cheesecake Jars!

I don’t recommend freezing the whipped topping unless you are already using the frozen brand.

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When you’re in the mood for dessert, go small!  These Nutella Salted Caramel Cheesecake Shooters are the perfect size for fun and to satisfy that post-savory craving.

Nutella salted caramel cheesecake shooters on a table

Nutella Cheesecake Shooters

Yield: 20 shooters
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Total Time: 26 minutes

These tiny shot glass caramel Nutella desserts are all the rage! This one has the flavors of salted caramel AND Nutella, which is sure to please!

Ingredients

  • Graham Cracker Crumb Crust
  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter

Nutella Salted Caramel Filling

  • 8 ounces cream cheese (softened)
  • 1/2 cup Nutella
  • 1/4 cup salted caramel sauce
  • 8 ounces whipped topping

Garnish

  • Whipped topping
  • Chocolate Shavings

Instructions

Prepare the graham cracker crumb crust

  1. Preheat the oven to 375F
  2. Mix the graham cracker crumbs and the melted butter.
  3. Toast the graham cracker crumbs at 375F for 6 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven and cool.

Prepare the Nutella Salted Caramel Filling

  1. Mix the cream cheese, Nutella, and salted caramel sauce until fully incorporated.
  2. Fold in the whipped topping.
  3. Chill until ready to assemble.

Assemble the shooters

  1. Add 1 teaspoon of graham cracker crumbs to the bottom of the shooter glasses.
  2. Spoon or pipe the Nutella salted caramel filling from a plastic bag into the glasses.
  3. Top with whipped topping and garnish with chocolate shavings.
  4. Chill until ready to serve.

Notes

*If you like this recipe, please leave me a comment and rate it with some stars.  Thank you!

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 20 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 173Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 16mgSodium: 111mgCarbohydrates: 17gFiber: 1gSugar: 11gProtein: 2g

This nutrition information was generated via a third party, Nutritionix, and can not be held liable for any discrepancies in the information provided.

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*I don’t usually stray from Nutella (not a food that you can REALLY enjoy with the generic or BOBO version, but Jif now makes a Salted Caramel Hazelnut Spread that is pretty good.  

If you use this instead of Nutella, just use the combined total of the Nutella and Salted Caramel sauce for the amount of Jif Spread.  This would make it 3/4 cup of Jif instead of the 1/2 cup Nutella and the 1/4 cup Salted Caramel Sauce.  I have made this recipe with the Jif spread and it’s identical to the version with Nutella.

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Lou Lou Girls

Monday 8th of June 2015

I absolutely love this! Thanks for sharing it with us. Pinned and tweeted. I hope to see you tonight at 7 pm. We can’t wait to party with you! Lou Lou Girls

chubcheeks@bellsouth.net

Friday 12th of June 2015

Thanks!

Gabriel

Friday 22nd of May 2015

What a great idea. Should help you limit portion size, assuming you have more willpower than me and don't just eat ALL of them.

chubcheeks@bellsouth.net

Monday 25th of May 2015

I have some will power but usually I end up eating two or three of them:)

HilLesha

Thursday 21st of May 2015

How delicious! I have never tried anything like that before, but I definitely want to sometime.

chubcheeks@bellsouth.net

Monday 25th of May 2015

Thanks HiLesha!

Camesha | Mama Motivator

Thursday 21st of May 2015

These look so cute. These would be perfect for a party! My friend has a shower coming up. I may have to make these. They sound delicious!

chubcheeks@bellsouth.net

Monday 25th of May 2015

Thanks Camesha! I hope you get the chance to make them. Drop me a line and let me know how they turn out!

Modern Pilgrim

Thursday 21st of May 2015

I love nutella. I love caramel. I love cheesecake. I guess you could say that I love this recipe!

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