Caramel Apple Mini "Cheesecakes"


With prepared puff pastry shells and instant vanilla pudding it's easy to prepare these delicious caramel apple desserts.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
6 servings


  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen puff pastry shells

  • 4 ounces PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, softened

  • 1 cup milk, divided

  • 1 (3.4 ounce) package JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding

  • 1 Granny Smith or Red Delicious apple, chopped

  • 3 tablespoons caramel ice cream topping


  1. Heat oven to 425 degrees F.

  2. Bake pastry shells as directed on package; cool.

  3. Meanwhile, beat Neufchatel and 1/4 cup milk with mixer until blended. Add dry pudding mix and remaining milk; beat 2 min. Refrigerate until ready to use.

  4. Remove top and doughy center from each pastry shell; discard removed pastry. Fill shells with pudding mixture; top with apples and caramel topping. Serve with pastry tops.


Substitute 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries and chocolate sauce, or 1 cup cherry or blueberry pie filling, for the sliced apple and caramel topping.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

354 Calories
18g Fat
43g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 354
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 7g 34%
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 598mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 133g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 54mg 4%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 95mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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