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Cheesecake Phyllo Cups Recipe

Cheesecake Phyllo Cups Recipe

Lorraine Chevalier of Merrimac, Massachusetts borrowed this recipe from a friend, whose husband is diabetic, and has been making the colorful cheesecake bites ever since. Topped with kiwifruit and mandarin oranges, they are just delicious.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:30 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • Sugar substitute equivalent to 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 packages (2.1 ounces each) frozen miniature phyllo tart shells, thawed
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges slices, drained
  • 1 kiwifruit, peeled, sliced and cut into quarters

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sour cream, sugar substitute and vanilla until smooth.
  • 2. Pipe or spoon into phyllo shells. Top each with an orange segment and kiwi piece. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Splenda sugar blend.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 46 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 29mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

Reviews for Cheesecake Phyllo Cups

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homemadewithlove User ID: 4311884 222198
Reviewed Mar. 6, 2015

"Made these recently for a small get together. Easy and light! Also used sliced strawberries."

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Selket User ID: 6007730 146023
Reviewed Feb. 21, 2012

"I used wonton wrappers and cooked them ahead. I substituted mixed berries because I had them on hand. there are just two of us, so we will see how they freeze."

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marilyn toews User ID: 1367653 60961
Reviewed Mar. 9, 2009

"instead of vanilla and gran marnier and pinch of orange zest"

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olmphoto2 User ID: 3824165 149435
Reviewed Feb. 28, 2009

"Sounds great, thanks!"

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froghouse User ID: 2181144 150205
Reviewed Feb. 28, 2009

"I make birthday Cakes for the girls in the office. This months birthday girl is on a diet so in lieu of a cake I made these. They are very easy and delicious. I kept the by the door in the office--every time someone went to the restroom they left with one of these in hand. Next time i would use 8oz cream cheese & 8oz sour cream. This recipe is a keeper."

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elainez User ID: 2156626 66162
Reviewed Feb. 27, 2009

"Never saw the little phyllo cups, where in the grocery store did you find them in the frezzer section?"

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BarbHuns1 User ID: 3084944 57605
Reviewed Feb. 27, 2009

"I made this recipe, almost exactly as printed, for a card club snack, and came home with an empty container. I did increase the amount of cream cheese by 1 to 2 ounces.  They were wonderful."

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joanduke User ID: 1675249 66161
Reviewed Feb. 27, 2009

"Does anyone know if the miniature phyllo cups are available in Canada?"

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mountainberrybutterfly User ID: 684083 149433
Reviewed Feb. 27, 2009

"Can't wait to try them! A dessert that is truly diabetic friendly!"

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Carol Storm User ID: 2895027 128634
Reviewed Feb. 26, 2009

"I work for the health dept. It was a friends birthday so we bring treats. Needless to say these were the big hit today. They dissapear\so fast, and everyone wanted the receipe. Thanks so much, love this site. Carol"

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honhun User ID: 2936784 129812
Reviewed Feb. 26, 2009

"These were very easy and very tasty, however, next time I would bake the cups to crisp them up a bit more."

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lrboeck User ID: 1275967 96741
Reviewed Feb. 26, 2009

"I did make the cheese cake phyllo cups. I think they were quick and easy and I'll be using the phyllo cups to make tarts in the future, but I think I'll use a different fruit combination."

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Kathy109 User ID: 84311 129809
Reviewed Feb. 26, 2009

"These are good with sugar free vanilla pudding too!"

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84742986 User ID: 1068807 77411
Reviewed Feb. 26, 2009

"Re: Cheesecake Phyllo Cups

What a delight to the eyes and the tastebuds and so easy to prepare!! I took this to my mom's for Sunday lunch and brought home an empty plate. Now I want to try it with strawberries...YUM!!
pnorman, SC"

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ckcurtis User ID: 1541675 66155
Reviewed Feb. 26, 2009

"Thank you!  I'll give it a look.

ckcurtis 
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JoyceOlson User ID: 407056 64751
Reviewed Feb. 26, 2009

"I liked this recipe, because I am Diabetic and could have a couple without hurting my Carb count. Joyce Olson, Sioux Falls, SD"

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prophetruth User ID: 3710346 129735
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2009

"i havent made the cheesecake phyllo cups yet but i plan too and also i am on weight watchers and i share many of these recipes with friends esp some that are diabetic.....Thanks Lea"

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Sandra22 User ID: 3226404 206906
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2009

"These are really good in pastry tart shells instead of the phyllo cups. You can buy the tart shells frozen at many grocery store."

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Sandra22 User ID: 3226404 154722
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2009

"4 ounces = 125 grams for those of you who are Canadian"

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yh04915 User ID: 47210 129856
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2009

"Does the nutritional information include the phyllo cups themselves?"

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amysamara User ID: 2198564 150194
Reviewed Feb. 19, 2009

"The Phyllo Cups are pre baked. You can also use pre made cheesecake filling."

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keith821 User ID: 972424 206905
Reviewed Feb. 19, 2009

"There is NO mention in the directions for the'Cheesecake

phyllo cups' recipe above. It seems to me that the phyllo cups should be baked. Should they be?
Marg, Oregon"

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COOK 4 NOW User ID: 3059169 128632
Reviewed Feb. 19, 2009

"THIS WAS A GREAT TREAT BEING DIABETIC MYSELF. I FOUND PHYLLO CUPS AT MY LOCAL WALMART SUPERCENTER IN THE FROZEN SECTION. I LIVE IN NEW YORK.

VALERIE

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    joanduke User ID: 1675249 64734
    Reviewed Feb. 19, 2009

    "Are phyllo cups available in Canada? Can't find them in Mississauga, Ontario - Joan"

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    barbraa User ID: 1514613 150181
    Reviewed Feb. 19, 2009

    "where do you get Phyllo Cups, I have yet to see them in our grocery stores. Scarborough, ON"

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    linda007 User ID: 995341 57603
    Reviewed Feb. 19, 2009

    "When I'm in a hurry, I spoon some low fat yogurt in the mini phyllo shells, add a little fresh fruit to the plate and just a light drizzel of melted chocolate over everything. It looks so impressive but takes just minutes - and tastes great too.

    Linda
    Lockport, NY"

    MY REVIEW
    lsmountford User ID: 2672134 154715
    Reviewed Feb. 19, 2009

    "I don't think anything is missing. The recipe calls for "2 packages (2.1 ounces each) frozen miniature phyllo shells, thawed" -- Phyllo shells are already formed and baked. All you do is fill them."

    MY REVIEW
    JoAnnGlock User ID: 2178088 146021
    Reviewed Feb. 19, 2009

    "It seems that something is missing from this recipe. How do you first prepare the Phyllo dough? Isn't it first pressed into cupcake pans and baked?"

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    barbless User ID: 1393160 149432
    Reviewed Feb. 19, 2009

    "It isn't difficult to make your own phyllo shells and you can save a lot of money. Here's a link:

    http://www.athens.com/recipes/tartshapes2.html
     
    For the adventurous type, you can make your own phyllo dough too!
    http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Substitute-Phyllo-Dough/Detail.aspx"

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    flowers890 User ID: 1846797 144165
    Reviewed Feb. 19, 2009

    "You can get the Phyllo Cups at WalMart."

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    MangiaMangia User ID: 248871 66154
    Reviewed Feb. 19, 2009

    "You should be able to find them in either Kroger or Meijer. I believe those 2 stores are in Ohio. Try the frozen food section."

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    ckcurtis User ID: 1541675 206904
    Reviewed Feb. 19, 2009

    "Where can I buy phyllo cups? I'm in Ohio."

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