Mini Cheesecakes

Mini Cheesecakes

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These aren't done with graham wafers, but with vanilla wafer cookies. They are fast, easy and excellent! Top with your favorite fruit pie filling.

Servings per recipe: 12
Calories per serving: 271
Preparation time: 25m
Total cooking time: 1h 40m


  • 12 vanilla wafers
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • 1 (21 ounce) can cherry pie filling, or flavor of choice


  • 1   Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • 2   Line muffin tins with 12 paper baking cups. Place a vanilla wafer in each one.
  • 3   In a medium mixing bowl beat cream cheese until fluffy. Add eggs, lemon juice, and sugar. Beat until smooth and thoroughly combined.
  • 4   Fill each baking cup 2/3 full with cream cheese mixture.
  • 5   Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 17 minutes. Cool on a rack. Top with fruit pie filling. Pipe whipped cream or sweetened cream cheese into a rosette on top of each cheesecake just prior to serving, if desired.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 15g 23%
    Saturated Fat 9.0g  
Cholesterol 72mg 24%
Sodium 149mg 6%
Potassium 117mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 30.5g 10%
Dietary Fiber 0.4g 2%
Protein 4.3g 9%
Sugars 11g  
Vitamin A 645IU  
Vitamin C 3mg  
Calcium 42mg  
Iron 1mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 1mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 8mg  
Folate 14mcg