Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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  • Line twenty-four 1 3/4-inch muffin cups with paper bake cups; set aside. Dissolve espresso powder in the boiling water; set aside.

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  • For crust, in a medium nonstick skillet melt butter over medium-low heat. When butter is bubbling, add coconut. Cook and stir until coconut is toasted and golden brown. Stir in finely crushed graham crackers. Remove pan from heat.

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  • Spoon 1 teaspoon of the crust mixture into each prepared muffin cup; press firmly to pack.* Place muffin cups in freezer. Keep remaining crust mixture at room temperature to use for topping.

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  • Meanwhile, for filling, in a medium bowl beat cream cheese with a wooden spoon until smooth and creamy, Beat in the sugar, cinnamon, and salt until smooth and well mixed. Beat in vanilla and espresso.

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  • Divide filling among crust-lined muffin cups. Top each cup with a pinch of the reserved crust mixture. With a fingertip, gently press topping into filling. Freeze about 1 hour or until firm.


Use the back of a teaspoon or a pestle to press the crust mixture firmly into the muffin cups.


See page TK for a Homemade Graham Cracker recipe.

Nutrition Facts

62 calories; 5 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 1 g monounsaturated fat; 12 mg cholesterol; 30 mg sodium. 26 mg potassium; 4 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 1 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 146 IU vitamin a; 0 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 0 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 10 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;

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Your "frozen desserts" slideshow talks about how this is such a great recipe featuring "naturally sweet coconut"... and then it actually calls for sweetened coconut shreds.  Dumb.