Mini Cherry Cheesecakes are the perfect bite size dessert for any party or holiday. A delicious graham crust with a creamy cheesecake and topped off with the classic cherry pie filling, it’s a dessert that everyone will love!
Prep Time:10 minutes
Cook Time:25 minutes
Total Time:35 minutes
Yield:6 mini cheesecakes 1x
1 cup graham cracker crumbs (1 sleeve of graham crackers)
3 tablespoons melted butter
Sprinkle of white sugar
2 blocks (16oz) of cream cheese
½ cup sugar
½ teaspoon almond extract
1 can of cherry pie filling
1 cup heavy cream
10oz dark chocolate melting wafers
How to Make the Crust:
In a medium bowl, add the graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, and a sprinkle of white sugar. Then evenly divide among the 12 mini cheesecake cavities. Press the crust firmly into each cavity.
In a large bowl, add cream cheese, sugar, eggs, almond extract, and beat until smooth and fluffy.
Pour cheesecake mixture into individual cheesecake cavities, then bake at 350 degrees for 16-18 minutes or until the cheesecakes begin to brown. When the cheesecake is finished baking, allow the cheesecakes cool on the counter.