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Mini Apricot Cheesecakes

Rated as 4.7 out of 5 Stars

"In Spy Hill, Saskatchewan, reader Carol Twardzik relies on vanilla wafers to create the no-fuss crusts for these darling individual desserts. For a different look and taste, vary the kind of jam that tops these tempting treats."
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Ingredients

30 m servings
Original recipe yields 24 servings

Directions

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  1. Place wafers flat side down in paper-or foil-lined muffin cups; set aside. In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add the eggs, lemon juice and vanilla; beat well. Fill muffin cups three-fourths full. Place on a baking sheet.
  2. Bake at 375 degrees F for 17-20 minutes or until top is set. Cool on a wire rack for 20 minutes. Top each cheesecake with 2 teaspoons preserves. Refrigerate until serving.

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Excellent! I made these for my family and friends for Easter and they said this was possibly better than a restaurant's cheesecake! I reduced the sugar to 1/2 cup. And Instead of Apricot topping...

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5 stars for quick and easy, 3 stars for the cheesecake itself, 2 stars for the crust. Using the cookies is a fun shortcut, but they were dry and rather tasteless. The cheesecake was flavorful an...

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Excellent! I made these for my family and friends for Easter and they said this was possibly better than a restaurant's cheesecake! I reduced the sugar to 1/2 cup. And Instead of Apricot topping...

These are very easy to make and are delicious. I used a mini muffin pan and trimmed the edges of the vanilla wafers to make them fit. I halfed the recipe and my yield was 24 mini muffins. Thank ...

5 stars for quick and easy, 3 stars for the cheesecake itself, 2 stars for the crust. Using the cookies is a fun shortcut, but they were dry and rather tasteless. The cheesecake was flavorful an...

I thought these were just ok. The vanilla wafers don't fit very well into the bottom of mini muffin pans - the wafers are too big so I ended up grinding them and putting a tsp of crumbs in the ...

Fabulous! I had to enlighten these because I'm on the Weight Watcher's diet, but they turned out amazing and were only three points a piece! Here were my ingredients: 6 sheets low-fat graham ...

Very good. . .didn't have vanilla wafers, but made my own crust - easy with butter, sugar, flour and oatmeal and a splash of orange extract. Used black raspberry jam - dropped on top of RAW che...

Oh my goodness, yum. I never thought of putting apricot jelly on cheesecake, but I like them both so I decided to give it a try. Definitely a keeper! Thanks so much!

Chocolate Version: Change the vanilla wafer cookie to a chocolate chip cookie for the crust and instead of preserves, try chocolate whipped cream (put the whipped cream only when ready to serve...

I MADE THIS COMPLETELY WITH SPLENDA! IT WAS GREAT!! EASY! QUICK!! I simply crumbled the vanilla wafers and sprinkled a few in the cups before filling. Just a bit is all you need, for taste....