Mini Cheesecakes

Mini Cheesecakes Recipe

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Rainn Thomas


I have done a lot of charity work and they always came running to me when it came to bake sales. So one year when the American Legion Auxiliary Juniors were doing there annual fundraiser the girls wanted to make a cheesecake. Due to them being young and me knowing the difficulty of making a scrumptious cheesecake, i opted to try this cute lil recipe.

We couldn't keep them on the table, even at $3.00 a piece. So if you like cheesecake, don't want the hassle of making a large one and don't want the cost - i recommend this for your cheesecake cravings and feening.

★★★★★ 1 vote
30 Min
15 Min


1 pkg
vanilla wafers (nilla wafers)
16 oz
philidelphia cream cheese (2 boxes = 16 oz)
1/4 c
flour, all-purpose
3/4 c
sugar, white
1 tsp
1 can(s)
cherry pie filling


i have also used lemon coolers instead of nilla wafer for an added flair of flavour.

How to Make Mini Cheesecakes


  • 1Preheat oven to 350F (175C).
  • 2Line mini muffin tins (tassie pans) with paper liners. ** If you use cupcake tins, you will make about half of the servings.
  • 3Crush wafers and place 1/2 teaspoon into each liner.
    ** If using cupcake pans, you can alternative place 1 uncrushed wafer or 1 teaspoon of crushed wafers into the liners.
  • 4In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, eggs and vanilla until light and fluffy.
  • 5Fill each liner with batter until just about full (the batter will rise).
  • 6Bake for about 15 minutes, remove from oven and completely cool.
  • 7Spoon cherry filling over the cakes and enjoy.

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About Mini Cheesecakes

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids