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Mini Strawberry Cheesecake

Do you love the taste of cheesecake but worry that you’re going to eat too much on your own? This is why this simple recipe for Mini Strawberry Cheesecake is right up your alley! While it might make several cheesecakes in one batch, they’re perfectly sized and ready to eat, one at a time! 

The best part about this cheesecake recipe? You get to have your very own and not have to share with anyone! (and as a mom with lots of kids, having my own little slice of heaven (aka cheesecake) sounds just about perfect right now. 

Make certain to check out my No-Bake Pumpkin Caramel Cheesecake as well because this is one flavor that you’re not going to want to miss!

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Ingredients to make Mini Strawberry Cheesecake

Gather up the simple ingredients below to get started! 

Crust Ingredients

 

Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake Filling

  • 2 – 8oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 – 1oz packet of strawberry pudding mix or flavouring
  • 1 C sugar
  • ½ C sour cream
  • ¾ tsp pure vanilla extract
  • ⅛ tsp kosher salt
  • 2 large eggs

 

How to make the cheesecake crust

Line a cupcake pan with cupcake liners

Mix the crust ingredients together until combined and sand-like.

Using a tablespoon, scoop 1 tablespoon of the mixture into the cupcake liners and lightly press the crust down into the bottom to make an even layer.

How to make the cheesecake filling

Preheat oven temp to 325.

Using a standing mixer, beat together the cream cheese and sugar until smooth and creamy.

Beat in the strawberry flavoring, sour cream, vanilla, and salt until combined.

Beat in the eggs, 1 at a time until combined.

Scoop about ¼ C of the cheesecake batter into the cupcake liners.

Bake in the oven for 17-21 minutes or until the edges start to turn a light golden brown color and the center is set.

Allow to cool completely.

Top with whipped cream and crushed freeze-dried strawberries.

Mini Strawberry Cheesecake

Mini Strawberry Cheesecake

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Don't miss out on this simple mini strawberry cheesecake recipe!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 21 minutes
Total Time 31 minutes

Ingredients

  • Crust Ingredients
  • 2 C crushed graham cracker crumbs
  • ¼ C unsalted butter, melted
  • Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake Filling
  • 2 - 8oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 - 1oz packet of strawberry pudding mix or flavoring
  • 1 C sugar
  • ½ C sour cream
  • ¾ tsp pure vanilla extract
  • ⅛ tsp kosher salt
  • 2 large eggs

Instructions

    How to make the cheesecake crust

    Line a cupcake pan with cupcake liners

    Mix the crust ingredients together until combined and sand-like.

    Using a tablespoon, scoop 1 tablespoon of the mixture into the cupcake liners and lightly press the crust down into the bottom to make an even layer.

    How to make the cheesecake filling

    Preheat oven temp to 325.

    Using a standing mixer, beat together the cream cheese and sugar until smooth and creamy.

    Beat in the strawberry flavoring, sour cream, vanilla, and salt until combined.

    Beat in the eggs, 1 at a time until combined.

    Scoop about ¼ C of the cheesecake batter into the cupcake liners.

    Bake in the oven for 17-21 minutes or until the edges start to turn a light golden brown color and the center is set.

    Allow to cool completely.

    Top with whipped cream and crushed freeze-dried strawberries.

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