Mix 'n Match Mini Cheesecakes

39  Ratings
  • 20 min prep
  • 5 hr 5 min total
  • Makes 12 servings, 1/3 of one mini cheesecake each.

Mix 'n Match Mini Cheesecakes Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup HONEY MAID Graham Cracker Crumbs
  • 3 Tbsp. sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. butter or margarine, melted
  • 3 pkg. (8 oz. each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 3 eggs

Instructions

  • Preheat  oven to 300°F. Mix cracker crumbs, 3 Tbsp. sugar and the butter; press scant 1/3 cup crumb mixture onto bottom of each of four mini (4-1/2-inch) springform pans. Bake 7 min.
  • Beat  cream cheese, 3/4 cup sugar and the vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing on low speed after each addition just until blended. Pour one-fourth of the batter (about 1 cup) into each of four bowls. If desired, add one of the Stir-In Ideas to each bowl of batter. Pour over crusts. Place pans on baking sheet.
  • Bake  40 to 45 min. or until centers are almost set. Run knife or metal spatula around rims of pans to loosen cakes; cool before removing rims. Refrigerate at least 4 hours.

Recipe Tips

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Stir-In IdeasFor each one-fourth portion of batter, stir in one of the following before pouring batter over crust and baking as directed: Apple Pie: Stir in 1/8 tsp. ground cinnamon. Top baked cheesecake with combined 1/2 cup warmed apple pie filling and 1/2 tsp. brown sugar. S'Mores: Stir in 3 Tbsp. milk chocolate chips. Top baked cheesecake with 1/4 cup miniature marshmallows and 1 Tbsp. broken HONEY MAID Honey Grahams. Citrus: Stir in 1 tsp. lemon, orange or lime juice; 1 tsp. flour and 1/4 tsp. grated lemon, orange or lime peel. Chocolate Chunk: Stir in 1 oz. semi-sweet chocolate, chopped. New York: Stir in 1/4 cup sour cream and 1 Tbsp. flour. Cookies and Cream: Stir in 1/4 cup chopped OREO Cookies. Chocolate Royale: Stir in 2 oz. semi-sweet chocolate, melted. Peanut Butter: Stir in 2 Tbsp. peanut butter and 1 Tbsp. milk. Mocha: Mix 1 tsp. MAXWELL HOUSE Instant Coffee granules with 2 tsp. hot water. Stir into batter along with 2 oz. semi-sweet chocolate, melted. Cherry: Bake mini cheesecake as directed without Stir-Ins. Just before serving, top with 1/3 cup cherry pie filling.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 12 servings, 1/3 of one mini cheesecake each.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 340 
  • Total fat 24 g
  • Saturated fat 15 g
  • Cholesterol 120 mg
  • Sodium 320 mg
  • Carbohydrate 24 g
  • Dietary fiber 1 g
  • Sugars 19 g
  • Protein 6 g
  • Vitamin A 15 %DV
  • Vitamin C 0 %DV
  • Calcium 6 %DV
  • Iron 2 %DV

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