Mom’s Mini Cheesecakes

California Milk Advisory Board
  • Yield: 2


3 (8-ounce) packages of Real California cream cheese
3/4cup sugar
2 eggs
2tablespoons lemon juice
1teaspoon vanilla
24 Vanilla Wafers
Cherry pie filling


  1. Heat oven to 350F.
  2. Beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add eggs, lemon juice and vanilla and continue to beat until creamy.
  3. Place a cupcake paper in each cup of a cupcake pan. Place one Vanilla Wafer in bottom of each cup. Fill each cup about half full with cream cheese mixture. Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Cool slightly. Top with cherry pie filling, about 3 cherries per cake. Chill well before serving.
Recipe courtesy of the California Milk Advisory Board