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Mini Cheese Cakes

Updated on August 4, 2016
3.6 stars from 43 ratings of Mini Cheese Cakes

Mini cheese cakes are a simple and delicious dessert making them perfect for nearly any occasion. You can dress them up with garnish for a beautiful presentation or let the flavor speak for itself. The best thing about this recipe for mini cheese cakes is that they require a lot less time and effort than a regular cheesecake and are customizable to your preference. Top them with cinnamon sugar, whipped cream, pie filling or nothing at all.

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 35 min
Yields: 24


  • 24 vanilla wafers
  • 3/4 Cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 16 oz cream cheese
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 Cups pie filling, (any flavor) *optional


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Put one vanilla wafer each in a paper lined cupcake tin, (round side up).
  3. Mix all ingredients together in a medium bowl excluding pie filling and vanilla wafers.
  4. Fill each cup half way with the cream cheese mixture.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for twenty minutes.
  6. Let the cheesecake cool before removing paper lining.
  7. When cooled top with pie filling of your choice, serve warm or cold.


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      Alexandria Taberski 5 years ago from Loveland, CO

      Thank you!

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      Sasha Kim 5 years ago

      These are just adorable ^_^ Its a good cheesecake recipe too. voted up

    • Alexandria Joy profile image

      Alexandria Taberski 5 years ago from Loveland, CO

      They are very tasty! I hope you like them ;)

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      staceyblount1992 5 years ago from England

      MMmmmm they look delicious! Will have to make some one day, thanks for the recipe!