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Strawberry Cheesecake Cups


  • 12 vanilla wafer cookies
  • 2 blocks of cream cheese at 8 oz each room temperature
  • 3/4 c sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 c sour cream
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1/2 tsp grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 c strawberry preserves stirred


  • Position racks in center and lower part of oven. Place roasting pan on lower rack, fill halfway with water.
  • Preheat oven to 325 F
  • Line muffin pan with cupcake liners and place a vanilla wafer cookie on each.
  • At medium high speed, beat cream cheese and sugar until fluffy. Beat in the rest of the ingredients until combined, about 1-2 minutes.
  • Pour batter into liners and bake on center rack for 25 minutes (center will be no longer jiggle).
  • Cool in pan for 10 minutes. Remove from pan onto rack and cool completely then chill in the fridge.
  • Just before serving, spread with strawberry preserve.