Cheesecake Recipes

Miniature Cheesecakes
Serving Size: 6

1/3 cup graham cracker crumbs
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon margarine, melted
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
1 large egg

Cooking Directions:

NOTE: Garnishes can include fresh fruit, or strawberry or apricot

Combine crumbs, sugar and margarine. Press rounded measuring Tablespoons-
ful of crumb mixture onto bottom of each of six paper-lined muffing cups.
Bake at 325 degrees F., 5 minutes. Combine cream cheese, sugar, juice,
peel and vanilla, mixing at medium speed on electric mixer until well
blended. Blend in egg; pour over crust, filling each cup 3/4 ful. Bake
at 325 degrees F., 25 minutes. Cool before removing from pan. Chill.
Top with garnishes just before serving. MAKE AHEAD: Wrap chilled
cheesecakes individually in plastic wrap; freeze. Let stand at room
temperature 40 minutes before garnishing and serving.

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