Mini Cranberry Cheesecakes

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  • 12 vanilla wafer cookies
  • 16 oz. cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest (grated lemon peel)
  • 1 cup sweetened, dried cranberries
  • 12 fresh cranberries (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a muffin tin with 12 foil liners
  2. Place one vanilla wafer in each liner.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl combine cream cheese, sugar, eggs, vanilla, and lemon zest. Use a hand mixer to blend well; then stir in dried cranberries.
  4. Fill each liner 3/4 full with cheesecake batter. Top each cake with a fresh cranberry, if you'd like.
  5. Bake for 25 minutes. Cool on wire racks.
  • 12 vanilla wafer cookies
  • 16 oz. cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest (grated lemon peel)
  • 1 cup sweetened, dried cranberries
  • 12 fresh cranberries (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a muffin tin with 12 foil liners
  2. Place one vanilla wafer in each liner.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl combine cream cheese, sugar, eggs, vanilla, and lemon zest. Use a hand mixer to blend well; then stir in dried cranberries.
  4. Fill each liner 3/4 full with cheesecake batter. Top each cake with a fresh cranberry, if you'd like.
  5. Bake for 25 minutes. Cool on wire racks.