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Little Phyllo Cheesecakes

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Little phyllo cheesecakes are cream cheese filled pastry shells that are simply lovely as individual desserts. Prepared with a orange flavored cream cheese filling, the little phyllo cheesecakes are sweet and absolutely delightful.
  Frozen phyllo pastry sheets 8 , thawed and frozen
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted
  Cream cheese 9 Ounce, softened (Three 3 Ounce Package)
  Powdered sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sifted
  Grated orange rind 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Orange juice 1 Tablespoon
  Orange marmalade 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange juice 2 Teaspoon

Place one sheet of phyllo on a damp towel (keep remaining phyllo covered).
Lightly brush phyllo with melted butter.
Layer 3 more sheets phyllo on first sheet, brushing each sheet with butter.
Repeat to make another stack of 4 sheets phyllo.
Cut each stack of phyllo into 3 inch squares using kitchen shears.
Brush miniature muffin cups with melted butter.
Place one square of layered phyllo into each muffin cup, pressing gently in center to form a pastry shell.
Bake at 350° for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden.
Gently remove from pan, and let cool on wire racks'.
Combine cream cheese, powdered sugar, orange rind, and 1 tablespoon orange juice in a small mixing bowl; beat at high speed of an electric mixer until blended and smooth.
Spoon 1 1/2 teaspoons cream cheese mixture into each pastry shell.
Combine orange marmalade and 2 teaspoons orange juice; top each cheese cake with 1/2 teaspoon orange marmalade mixture

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2786 Calories from Fat 1600

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 182 g279.5%

Saturated Fat 107 g535.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 522.5 mg174.2%

Sodium 1620.1 mg67.5%

Total Carbohydrates 283 g94.3%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20.2%

Sugars 175.2 g

Protein 29 g57.9%

Vitamin A 124.5% Vitamin C 51.4%

Calcium 41.6% Iron 31.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Little Phyllo Cheesecakes Recipe