These mini strawberry cheesecakes are easy to make (the simple ingredients will surprise you!) and they disappear fast. Everyone of all ages loves these. They are so cute being mini cheesecakes; just asking to be picked up and put on your plate.
Don’t let the cuteness fool you. The texture of these is phenomenal! The cheesecake is creamy and smooth with a buttery crust and the fresh strawberry topping cuts the sweetness and makes every bite irresistible.
Mini Strawberry Cheesecakes are perfect for entertaining. You can make every part a day ahead; the cheesecakes and toppings, then assembled quickly before serving making them ideal for your next gathering.
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2 8oz pkgs of cream cheese (softened to Room Temp)
•3/4 cup of Sugar
•3 (large) eggs
•1 tsp Vanilla Extract
•1 tbsp lemon juice (freshly squeezed, if you can!)
•Dash or 2 of lemon zest (optional)
•Mini Nilla Wafers (REGULAR! none of that LowFat shit..)
•1 can pie filling of your choice (Strawberry is always a winner)
Fill a mini cupcake pan with mini liners and put your mini wafers in with the mounded side up
•Put all your ingredients together: cream cheese, sugar, extract of your choice, eggs, lemon juice and the lemon zest, if you chose to use it.
•Cream everything together with an electric mixer until silky smooth — no lumps!