Cheesecake Cupcakes

Makes 12 to 15
cheesecake cupcakes, Varin @ flickr.com (2)
Prep time: 15-to-20 minutes; baking time: 20 minutes
Ingredients

  • 2 (8 oz.) pkgs. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Tbsps. Flour
  • 12 vanilla wafers
  • Favorite toppings — fresh or canned cherries, blueberries or strawberries, whipped cream

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Place a paper cupcake liner in each cup of muffin pan.
  3. Beat cream cheese w/handheld electric mixer until fluffy.
  4. Add sugar, vanilla, beating well.
  5. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  6. Lay a vanilla wafer, flat side down, in each muffin cup.
  7. Spoon cream cheese mixture over wafers; fill to top.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes (don’t brown).
  9. Allow tarts to cool completely.
  10. Add favorite toppings.
  11. Refrigerate for an hour or two before serving to set.

*Photo courtesy: Varin @ flickr.com