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Cheesecake Cupcakes

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 3 hr 30 min
  • Servings 18

Cute little cheesecakes topped with strawberry-flavored rainbow chip frosting. Oh so yummy! MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

Crust

1
cup graham cracker crumbs
2
tablespoons sugar
3
tablespoons butter, melted

Cheesecake

2
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
eggs
1/4
cup strawberry fruit spread
1
cup Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy rainbow chip frosting
Small strawberries, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 325°F. Place paper baking cup in each of 18 regular-size muffin cups; lightly spray paper cups with cooking spray. In small bowl, mix Crust ingredients. Spoon evenly into muffin cups; press down slightly.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat cream cheese, 1/2 cup sugar and the vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until blended. Beat in eggs, one at a time, just until blended. Spoon filling evenly into muffin cups, filling each about three-fourths full.
  • 3
    Bake 24 to 26 minutes or until filling is set. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 4
    In small bowl, mix fruit spread and frosting; spread over cupcakes. Refrigerate about 2 hours. Garnish each with small strawberry half.

Expert Tips

  • To quickly soften cream cheese, unwrap and place in microwavable dish. Microwave uncovered on Medium (50%) 30 to 60 seconds or just until softened.
  • Try using seedless raspberry jam to blend with the rainbow chip frosting for a different flavor.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
21%
Saturated Fat
7g
36%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
55mg
18%
Sodium
160mg
7%
Potassium
60mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
24g
8%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
9g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 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; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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