PETITE BLUEBERRY CHEESECAKES

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

These would make a wonderful snack or an item on a dessert tray. Serve them at a wedding or baby shower or a card party.
Recipe & photo: Southern Living Magazine
06-20-14

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
Makes 12
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
5 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

12
paper baking cups
14
crisp gourmet cookies (such as lotus biscoff)
2 Tbsp
butter, melted
pinch of table salt
1 1/2 pkg
(8 oz.) cream cheese, at room temperature
1/3 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
fresh lime juice
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
2 large
eggs
1/4 c
blueberry preserves
1/2 c
fresh blueberries
garnish: lime zest

Step-By-Step

1Place paper baking cups in 1 (12-cup) standard-size muffin pan. Pulse cookies in a food processor 8 to 10 times or until finely crushed. Stir together cookie crumbs, butter, and pinch of salt. Firmly press about 1-1/2 Tbsp. crumb mixture into bottom of each baking cup.
2Bake in a preheated 325º oven for 6 minutes. Cool on a wire rack 10 minutes.
3Meanwhile, beat cream cheese and next 3 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating just until yellow disappears after each addition. Divide mixture among prepared baking cups.
4Bake at 325º for 15 to 20 minutes or until just set. Cool on wire rack 30 minutes. Cover and chill 4 to 24 hours.
5Gently remove cheesecakes from pan. Top each with 1 tsp. preserves and a few blueberries. Garnish with lime zest if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy