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Little Cheesecakes

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These give you a taste - no need to take a big helping and then leave some on your plate or feel guilty if you eat it all!

Ingredients

3 8-ounce packages cream cheese
1-1/2 cups sugar
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
8 ounces sour cream
2 tablespoons sugar
1 can cherry pie filling

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a bowl, mix cream cheese, 1-1/2 cups sugar, eggs and vanilla. Fill small cupcake liners half full with mixture. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 30 minutes. (Cheesecakes will rise, then fall.) Allow cheesecakes to cool. In a bowl, mix sour cream and 2 tablespoons sugar. Spoon over mini cheesecakes; top each one with a spoonful of cherry pie filing.

Nina Cowan, Rock Island




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