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M Is For Munchies #Recipe

Recipe adapted from Zoom Yummy, posted with permission.

I love my mom.
We all do, well, at least most of us. There is always exceptions to every rule.
I have spoke of my mom before, so today I will talk about something completely different.
Munchies.
Yup, you read right.
Lately my munchies have gotten more sophisticated. I made sweet potato muffins one night and yesterday I made strawberry swirl mini cheesecakes. I decided to share the recipe and photos with you all for the cheesecakes.
Strawberry Swirl Mini Cheesecakes
INGREDIENTS:
(For crust)
  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 4 tbsp melted butter
  • 2 tbsp sugar
(For Filling)
  • 2 packages of plain Philidephia cream cheese
  • 1 cup sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 4 small eggs, room temperature
(For Swirl)
  • Package of Strawberries
  • 2 tbsp sugar
METHOD:
Preheat oven to 325c.
In a small bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs with the butter and sugar. Make sure all the crumbs are moistened.
Line a cupcake pan with liners.
Press 1 heaping tablespoon of crumb mixture into the bottom using the bottom of a shot glass. Bake for 5 minutes. Cool.
In a mixing bowl, combine cream cheese until it's fluffy. Add the sugar and mix until smooth. Mix in the salt and vanilla. Beat in the eggs, one at a time. Be sure to mix well between each egg. Spoon 3tbsps of cheesecake mixture over the cooled crusts. They should be almost to the top but not quite.
Pureé your strawberries and sugar. Spoon into a piping bag. Dot the pureé over the cheesecake. Add about 4 dots per cake, each about the size of a dime. Take a toothpick and gently swirl the surface. This is where you create the effect so be creative if you want.
Bake for 20-25 minutes. Cool for one hour. Then chill for at least 4 hours.



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Comments

  1. Thank you so much for this yummy looking, ever so delicious idea. I've been looking for a sort of Valentine theme dessert!

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  2. Delish! ~ great choice for M ~ thanks,

    carol and artmusedog
    www.acreativeharbor.com

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  3. Those really are sophisticated munchies!

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  4. I'm saving this recipe. These sound scrumptious!

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  5. Oh wow! That looks so yummy! I'll be pinning this one to pinterest ;)

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  6. I bet these are delicious! They sure look like it!

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  7. I suck at baking, but want to try to make these. Thinking of using Oreo cookie crumbs.

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  8. what a great idea! Sure looks good! {:-D

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  9. I shouldn't have been reading this while I'm hungry! Sounds really good.

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  10. Freda! How can you do this to me!!!!! I am trying so hard to get off the 10 pounds I gained when I quit smoking, and now I see this yummy dessert, and know that I have no will-power!

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  11. The cheesecakes look so delicious! and beautiful!

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  12. Oh thanks for the inspiration....may have to try this one♪

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  13. The Strawberry Swirl Mini Cheesecakes looks amazing. I would give this recipe a try.

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  14. This looks sooo delicious!!! Will have to add this to my recipes to try :)

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  15. This looks absolutely delicious! :)

    Ronald

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  16. This looks delicious. I like the swirled strawberries in it. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  17. My son would love these. He really likes his cheese cake.

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  18. I like the idea of doing these in a cupcake pan!

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