Deep Fry Cheesecake Bites

Lisa G. Sweet Pantry Gal

By
@2sweetinc

I deep fry candy bars and ice cream, why not cheesecake? This is an easy semi-homemade recipe using ready made cheesecake in a container. You also can use leftover or storebought cheesecake.


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Serves:
6
Prep:
3 Hr
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

1
24oz container Philadalphia cheesecake filling
1 Tbsp
orange zest
1 tsp
almond extract (or vanilla)
2 tsp
sugar
3 c
crushed cinnamon graham crackers

BATTER

1
egg
1 c
milk
1 Tbsp
canola oil
1 c
flour
1 tsp
baking powder
pinch of salt

375 DEGREE OIL FOR FRYING

Step-By-Step

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1Empty cheesecake filling in bowl with almond, zest & sugar. Mix well. Line cookie sheet with wax paper. Make small balls (size of cherry tomatoes).

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2Line up on cookie sheet. Freeze for 3-4 hours.

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3When cheesecake almost ready to be taken out of freezer. Put graham cracker crumbs in large bowl.
Prepare batter. Combine egg, milk and oil in cup, wisk together. In another bowl combine flour, baking soda, and salt. Wisk the wet ingredients into the dry.

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4Roll chilled cheesecake balls in graham crackers til all coated. One by one dip balls in batter and gently drop in 375 degree heated oil. Cook only til outside is light golden brown, turning, about 30 seconds to one min.

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5Remove with slotted spoon onto paper bag or towels top with powdered sugar or cinnamon sugar! Also nice served with fruit sauce!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Italian
Collection: Fab Fair Food!
Other Tag: Quick & Easy