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Miniature Lemon Cheesecakes

No recipe image available.Creamy, lemon-flavored cheesecake is contained in a disposable paper cup—very handy for picnics or office parties.

Recipe Ingredients:

12 vanilla wafers
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C). Line a muffin tin with paper baking cups.
  2. Divide vanilla wafers, placing one in the bottom of each cup. In a medium mixing bowl, beat together cream cheese, sugar, egg, lemon juice, lemon peel and vanilla until light and fluffy.
    Fill paper cups two-thirds full.
  3. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until cheesecake is just set.

Makes 12 miniature cheesecakes.