Deep Fry Cheesecake Bites

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Lisa G. Sweet Pantry Gal
from Buffalo, NY

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.

serves 6
prep time 3 Hr
cook time 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
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How To Make

  • 1
    Empty cheesecake filling in bowl with almond, zest & sugar. Mix well. Line cookie sheet with wax paper. Make small balls (size of cherry tomatoes).
  • 2
    Line up on cookie sheet. Freeze for 3-4 hours.
  • 3
    When 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.
  • 4
    Roll 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.
  • 5
    Remove with slotted spoon onto paper bag or towels top with powdered sugar or cinnamon sugar! Also nice served with fruit sauce!
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