Dreamy Mini Cheesecakes

Woo your Valentine with these mini pink gems. They can be made a day ahead for a no-fuss, relaxing end to a romantic dinner at home. For St. Patrick's Day, tint with Green Food Color. Also try the Fourth of July variation using the tip below!

Serves: Makes 8 servings.
10 mins Prep time 20 mins Cook time
10 mins Prep time
20 mins Cook time
  • Preheat oven to 325°F. Beat cream cheese and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add egg, extracts and food color; mix well.

  • Line 8 muffin cups with paper baking cups. Place a wafer in bottom of each muffin cup. Spoon batter into each cup, filling each 1/2 full.

  • Bake 20 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool in pan on wire rack.

  • Refrigerate 4 hours to overnight.

Cooking tip

Valentine's Day Garnish: Drizzle with melted chocolate and top with fresh raspberries.

Fourth of July Cheesecakes: Omit red food color. Top cheesecakes with strawberries and blueberries.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 170Calories: 170Cholesterol: 57mg
  • Sodium: 114mgProtein: 3g
  • Total Fat: 12gFiber: 0g
  • Carbohydrate: 12g