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.