Easy Mini Cheesecakes

Mini Cheesecakes
Mini Cheesecakes. Angus Fergusson/Radius Images/Getty Images
  • 40 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Yield: 12 servings
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Mini cheesecakes are quick and easy to fix and bake, and then they're delicious when topped with preserves, pie filling, fruit, or nuts.

All you need are vanilla wafers — which act as crusts — and a simple sweetened cream cheese and egg batter. The cheesecakes are baked in muffin cups.

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What You'll Need

  • 1 dozen vanilla wafers
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs

How to Make It

  1. Heat oven to 325 F.
  2. Line muffin tin with foil liners. Place a vanilla wafer in each liner. In a mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, vanilla, and sugar; beat until well blended. Beat in eggs until blended. Pour cream cheese mixture over wafers, filling each liner about 3/4-full. Bake for 25 minutes.
  3. Top with preserves, fresh sliced fruit, pie filling, sugared pecans, toasted coconut, or shaved chocolate.

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    Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
    Calories 778
    Total Fat 14 g
    Saturated Fat 8 g
    Unsaturated Fat 4 g
    Cholesterol 73 mg
    Sodium 151 mg
    Carbohydrates 37 g
    Dietary Fiber 0 g
    Protein 4 g
    (The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)