Mini Cherry Cheesecakes

Mini Cherry Cheesecakes

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I got this recipe from my mother-in-law many years ago. It's a family favorite and a great treat for potlucks. It's very easy to make but looks like you've spent hours on it.

Servings per recipe: 24
Calories per serving: 141
Preparation time: 15m
Total cooking time: 2h


  • 24 vanilla wafer cookies
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 (12 ounce) can cherry pie filling


  • 1   Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line 24 muffin cups with paper liners.
  • 2   Place a vanilla wafer into the bottom of each muffin cup.
  • 3   Beat cream cheese, sugar, eggs, lemon juice, and vanilla extract in a bowl until fluffy. Spoon mixture into the muffin cups, filling them 2/3 full.
  • 4   Bake in the preheated oven until cheesecake filling is set, 15 to 20 minutes. Let cool completely, about 1 1/2 hours. Spoon 2 or 3 cherries from pie filling over each cheesecake.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 8.1g 12%
    Saturated Fat 5.0g  
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 82mg 3%
Potassium 51mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 15.1g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0.2g  
Protein 2.2g 4%
Sugars 6g  
Vitamin A 301IU  
Vitamin C 1mg  
Calcium 20mg  
Iron 0mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 1mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 3mg  
Folate 8mcg