Mini Cherry Cheesecakes

1
Debbe Guster

By
@Gussy

I found this recipe in Taste of Home mag. a long time ago. I have taken them to carry-ins at work and to family functions.. and never bring any home. They are easy to make and I usually have all the ingred. in the house. I have also used Thank you cherry pie filling instead of making the cherry topping. I double it when I want to take them to a family function..I hope you enjoy these.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    crushed vanilla wafers
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 pkg
    8oz softened cream cheese
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/3 c
    sugar
  • 1
    egg
  • 1 lb
    canned or frozen tart red cherries
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    corn starch
  • ·
    red food coloring

How to Make Mini Cherry Cheesecakes

Step-by-Step

  1. In a bowl, combine crumbs and butter. Press gently into bottom of 12 paper lined muffin cups. ( I press these down with a cup )
  2. In a mixing bowl combine cream cheese, vanilla, lemon juice, sugar and egg; beat until smooth; spoon into crusts. Bake at 375 degrees for 12-15 min or until set. Cool completely. (It's about a Tbsp and a half per cup)
  3. Drain cherries reserving 1/2 cup juice in a saucepan; discard remaining juice. To juice, add cherries, sugar, cornstarch and food coloring if desired. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally; boil for 1 min. Cool; spoon over cheesecakes chill for at least 2 hrs.

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About Mini Cherry Cheesecakes

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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