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Mini Raspberry Cheesecake

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Ingredients
For cheesecake mixture
  Light cream cheese 16 Ounce (2 Packages, 8 Ounce Each, At Room Temperature)
  Eggs 3 (At Room Temperature)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Light sour cream 16 Ounce (At Room Temperature)
  Zest of lemon 1 , zested
  Pure vanilla extract 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Non-stick cooking spray 1
For raspberry sauce
  Raspberries 1 Pint
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Lemon 1 , zested and juice extracted
For graham cracker crust
  Low fat cinnamon graham crackers 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Butter stick 1 , melted
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

Preheat oven 350°
In a blender cream together the cream cheese and eggs until well combined. Blend the sugar until smooth then add sour cream, lemon zest and vanilla extract. Put filling into a spring form pan that is wrapped generously in aluminum foil. Spray some non-stick cooking spray at the bottom and the sides of the pan. Pour in cream cheese mixture into pan and place in a large roasting pan filled with hot water. Have the water come half way up the spring form pan. Place in preheated oven and bake for approximately 1 hour or until middle is almost set. Take spring formed pan out of the roast pan and take off the aluminum foil. Set on the stovetop for another 30 minutes to set.

For raspberry sauce place raspberries, sugar, lemon juice and zest into a sauce pan under a medium heat. Allow berries to break down and condense, approximately 10-15 minutes, then place into the fridge until cooled.

In a food processor blend graham crackers to a fine consistency then add butter, cinnamon and nutmeg. Blend to combined.

Assembling the mini cheesecakes: Fill mini glass with 1 teaspoon of graham cracker crust into bottom and then pipe in the cheesecake mixture to almost the top then drizzle raspberry sauce over top, continue with the remaining 11 glasses. Serve and Enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Creamy
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Easter, Mother's Day
Interest: 
Spring
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
110 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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