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Centerfold Cheesecakettes

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Ingredients
  Vanilla wafer cookies 12
  2% small curd cottage cheese 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Neufchatel cream cheese 8 Ounce (At Room Temperature, 1 Package)
  Granulated sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  All purpose flour 3 Tablespoon
  Egg whites 3 Large
  Grated lemon zest 2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Pure vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Blueberry jam 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 300°. Line 12 muffin-pan cups (2 1/2 inches) with paper liners. Place one cookie in each cup.
2. In food processor, process cottage cheese until completely smooth, about 2 minutes. Remove cottage cheese to large bowl. In food processor, combine Neufchatel cream cheese, sugar, and flour, and process until smooth. Stir into pureed cottage cheese. Stir in egg whites, lemon zest, lemon juice, and vanilla, until well blended. Spoon mixture into muffin cups, dividing equally.
3. In small saucepan, gently warm blueberry jam. Spoon 1 teaspoon jam in center of each cheesecake, pushing down slightly into center. Draw table knife through jam to swirl.
4. Bake in 300° oven until cheesecakes are set but still slightly 20 to 25 minutes. Let cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cover loosely and refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. Use table knife to gently remove cheesecakes from pan.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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