Citrus Mini Cheesecakes

Need nibbles for a crowd? Cheesecake bars stir together in minutes and satisfy palates with a citrus twist.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 55 min
  • Servings 60

Ingredients

Crust

1 1/2
cups Original Bisquick™ mix
1/2
cup sugar
1
teaspoon grated lime, lemon or orange peel
1/3
cup firm butter or margarine

Filling

3
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1 1/2
cups sugar
2
tablespoons Original Bisquick™ mix
1
teaspoon grated lime, lemon or orange peel
1 1/4
cups milk
3
tablespoons lime, lemon or orange juice
1
teaspoon vanilla
3
eggs
Citrus peel, if desired

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, stir crust ingredients except butter. With pastry blender (or pulling 2 table knives through ingredients in opposite directions), cut in butter until mixture looks like coarse crumbs. Pat on bottom of ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan. Bake 10 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat cream cheese, 1 1/2 cups sugar, 2 tablespoons Bisquick mix and 1 teaspoon lime peel with electric mixer on medium speed until blended and fluffy. On low speed, beat in milk, lime juice, vanilla and eggs until blended. Beat on low speed 2 minutes longer. Pour over partially baked crust.
  • 3 Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Refrigerate until ready to serve. For mini cheesecakes, cut into 10 rows by 6 rows. Garnish with citrus peel. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

Use a knife dipped in a glass of water to cut the bars more easily. Clean the knife and dip again in water when needed.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Mini Cheesecake
Calories
100
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
85mg
85%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.