Bake these delicious mini almond cheesecakes for an anytime dessert.
package (8 ounces) plus 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
tablespoons amaretto or 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
cup chopped almonds, toasted
Heat oven to 350º. Line 12 medium muffin cups, 2 1/2x1 1/4 inches, with paper baking cups. Place 1 wafer, flat side down, in each cup.
Beat cream cheese and sugar in medium bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Beat in amaretto. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Fill cups 3/4 full with cream cheese mixture. Sprinkle with almonds.
Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until centers are firm. Immediately remove from pan to wire rack. Cool 15 minutes. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours but no longer than 48 hours.
Two tablespoons rum or 1/2 teaspoon rum extract can be substituted for the amaretto.
These wonderful make-ahead cheesecakes can be refrigerated up to 48 hours or tucked away in the freezer. To freeze, refrigerate cheesecakes 1 hour or until completely cooled, then place in a labeled airtight freezer container and freeze up to 2 months. About 2 hours before serving, remove container lid and place frozen cheesecakes in refrigerator to thaw.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.