How to make Cherry Cheesecake Cupcakes. These are small cheesecakes with a vanilla wafer bottom crust and a cherry pie filling topping. Goes great as a Velentines Day recipe or any other time cupcake with two favorites: A cupcake for the cupcake lovers and cheesecake for all the cheesecake lovers, something for everyone try it today and see if you agree.
(3) 8-ounce packages cream cheese, softened
2/3 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
Approximately 1 pound can cherry pie filling
24 vanilla wafers
In a large mixing bowl, beat (3) 8-ounce packages cream cheese, 2/3 cup sugar, 3 eggs, and 1 teaspoon vanilla until smooth. Use two muffin tins, each able to hold 12 cupcakes. Place 24 paper liners in the two muffin tins. Place a vanilla wafer in each cupcake liner.
On top of the vanilla wafer, fill liners 2/3 of the way full with cheesecake cupcake batter. Bake at 350 degrees (F) for about 20 minutes or until slightly browned and a toothpick inserted into the deepest part comes out clean. Remove from oven and place on serving plates. Cool 10 minutes, and then top each cupcake with about 3 cherries and some sauce from the cherry pie filling. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until time to serve. These Cherry Cheesecake Cupcakes are quick and easy, also beautiful and appealing. I hope you love them!
Also try the Candy Cane Cupcakes