candy cane cheesecake cupcakes

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By Pat Duran
from Las Vegas, NV

These minty cheesecake bites will be the hit of dinner party..Just enough to wet your dessert appetite after the big meal! NOTE: other crusher hard candy can be used- such as butterscotch hard candy,or butterrum or any life saver candies...

serves 18
prep time 5 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For candy cane cheesecake cupcakes

  • 18
    chocolate wafer cookies
  • 24 oz
    softened cream cheese
  • 2 lg
    eggs
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 c
    crushed candy canes or peppermint disks
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How To Make candy cane cheesecake cupcakes

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350^. Place cupcake liners in regular size muffin tins. Place a chocolate wafer in bottom of each paper liner.
  • 2
    In a large mixer bowl,beat cream cheese, eggs and powdered sugar on medium until creamy. Stir in crushed candy. Mix in gently.
  • 3
    Spoon mixture evenly into the paper liners and bake for 22 to 25 minutes;test with wooden toothpick. Cool completely, then cover loosely and chill for at least 3 hours before serving. Ilike to leave over-night.
  • 4
    When ready to serve top with a dollop of whipped cream and a mini candy cane.
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