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Miniature Peanut Butter Cheesecakes Recipe
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Miniature Peanut Butter Cheesecakes Recipe

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These yummy treats, with a peanut butter cup inside, were handed down to me from my mother. They're perfect for holidays or any special occasion. —Mary Ann Dell, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 5 teaspoons butter, melted
  • FILLING:
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons beaten egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6 miniature peanut butter cups

Nutritional Facts

1 cheesecake equals 201 calories, 13 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 51 mg cholesterol, 136 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the cracker crumbs, sugar and butter. Press onto the bottoms of six paper-lined muffin cups; set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and flour until smooth. Add egg and vanilla; beat on low speed just until combined. Place a peanut butter cup in the center of each muffin cup; fill with cream cheese mixture.
  3. Bake at 350° for 15-18 minutes or until center is set. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Miniature Peanut Butter Cheesecakes in Cooking for 2 Winter 2009, p31

Nutritional Facts

1 cheesecake equals 201 calories, 13 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 51 mg cholesterol, 136 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.

Reviews for Miniature Peanut Butter Cheesecakes

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Reviewed Jan. 31, 2016

"this is a goofy way to make peanut butter cheesecake minis? u don't even put peanut butter or chocolate in the cream cheese? and with the pb cup inserted inside the cream cheese - it didn't melt and was still quite hard and a big mess! no1 was pleased! I will NOT b making these ever again - such a vast disappointment! I love taste of home foodies - but this isn't 1 of my favorites - too bad there isn't a dislike button - cause I sure would smash it!"

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Reviewed Sep. 4, 2015

"I made something like this but this is better and is easy to make and everyone i know love them."

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Reviewed Feb. 12, 2015

"Very good, Easy too make and fun for kids"

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Reviewed Jan. 8, 2015

"These cheesecakes are incredibly delicious! I doubled the recipe, and like others have stated, the cheesecake part is not quite enough to fully cover the peanut butter cups. I bet if we made half as much more of the filling, it would be just right. I will definitely make these again. Thank you for sharing the recipe, Mary Ann Dell."

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Reviewed Mar. 23, 2014

"Awesome"

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