Skinny Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Cups

  • Yield: 24 servings

A great treat for only 140 calories! Perfect for your next party!


1 1/4cups enriched white flour
3/4teaspoon baking soda
1/2teaspoon salt
2tablespoons butter (unsalted), at room temperature
3tablespoons light buttery spread (ie. Smart Balance light
3tablespoons unsweetened applesauce
1/3cup granulated sugar
1/3cup brown sugar, packed
3/4teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 large egg
1cup semi sweet chocolate chips
8ounces 1/3 reduced fat cream cheese, at room temperature
6ounces low fat plain Greek yogurt
1/4cup granulated sugar
1teaspoon pure vanilla extract
2 large egg whites
1tablespoon enriched white flour
caramel syrup
mini chocolate chips
nuts (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit
  2. Place cupcake liners in 24 muffin pans
  3. Cream together butter, buttery spread, and applesauce; add egg; add sugars and vanilla
  4. In a separate bowl mix together flour, baking soda, and salt; gradually beat flour  mixture into butter mixture; mix in chocolate chips
  5. Refrigerate dough for at least 30 minutes
  6. While the dough is in refrigerator start cream cheese mixture; beat together cream cheese, yogurt, sugar, vanilla, egg whites, and flour
  7. Once dough refrigerated spoon about 1 tablespoon of dough in center of cupcake liners (I used a small cookie scoop); repeat for remainder of dough
  8. Bake at 325 degrees Fahrenheit for about 12-14 minutes or until cookies slightly browned
  9. Remove from oven and spoon about 1 – 1 1/2 tablespoon of cheesecake mixture onto cooked cookie; repeat for remainder of mixture
  10. Bake at 325 degrees Fahrenheit for about 15-18 minutes; let cool and then top with caramel syrup and mini chocolate chips
  11. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving; keep refrigerated.


Recipe courtesy of Kristen Smith, an Atlanta-based registered dietitian who specializes in weight management and family nutrition. She is an avid health food blogger and serves as a consultant for food and beverage companies. For more delicious healthy recipes follow her blog, 360FamilyNutrition.


Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 139.1
  • Fat 5.8
  • Sodium 144.2
  • Carbohydrate 18.5
  • Fiber 0.5
  • Sugars 8.0
  • Protein 3.5