Blackberry Cheesecake Bites

Layers of cream cheese mixture and blackberry jam over crackers crust turns into cheesecake bites – a wonderful dessert.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 4 hr 35 min
  • Servings 36

15
graham cracker squares
1/2
cup sliced almonds
1 1/4
cups sugar
1/3
cup butter or margarine, melted
3
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
2
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon vanilla
3
eggs
1/3
cup seedless blackberry jam
36
fresh blackberries
Fresh mint leaves, if desired

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line 9-inch square pan with foil, leaving 1 inch of foil overhanging at 2 opposite sides of pan; spray foil with cooking spray. In food processor, place crackers, almonds and 1/4 cup of the sugar. Cover; process until finely ground. Add melted butter. Cover; process until mixture looks like wet sand. Press in bottom of pan.
  • 2 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool. Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat cream cheese, remaining 1 cup sugar, the flour and vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. On low speed, beat in eggs, one at a time, just until blended. Pour over crust.
  • 3 Spoon small dollops of jam over filling; swirl with knife. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until set. Cool in pan on cooling rack 1 hour. Cover; refrigerate 2 hours. Use foil to lift out of pan. Cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. Top each cheesecake bite with 1 blackberry and mint leaf. Store covered in refrigerator.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Sodium
95mg
95%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.