Cherry-Almond Cheesecake Cookie Cups

Total Time
40mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
25 mins

Need a fairly quick dessert? This is the one! Dress up these cheesecake cookie cups using silver or gold foil liners for the holidays.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Line a 12 count muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  3. Place 1 round of cookie dough in each lined cup.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile beat cream cheese, sweetened condensed milk, egg and almond extract in a medum bowl until smooth.
  6. Pour 3 T.
  7. cream cheese mixture over each cookie in a cup.
  8. Bake for an additional 15 minutes or until set.
  9. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  10. Top with cherry pie filling and sprinkle with blanched almonds.
  11. Chill in the fridge for 1 hour.
  12. Garnish with chocolate curls.
Most Helpful

5 5

Decadently delicious and easy, too!! I used Nestle Tollhouse cookies, & they come in squares rather than in a roll, and there are 24 to a pack. They are thicker, so I baked them for a full 20 minutes in the first step, and also an additional 5 in the second (cream cheese) step. Since I had 24 cookies, I made two batches. I loved the chocolate/cream cheese flavors so much, that I melted 2 oz. of chocolate chips & 1/4 cup cream together and drizzled it over the tops of the second batch instead of the cherries. Both were tasty! I made these as a thank you for some people and later overheard someone say they were "a taste of heaven", so they were a big hit, I think! :) Thank you so much, DiB's!!

5 5

I've never before attempted to make cheesecake before. This was a very easy recipe, the cheesecakes turned out perfect! I was thinking of trying this with brownie batter (in place of the cookie) for next time. Mmmm, thanks for sharing!

5 5

Perfectionn in a cupcake liner!! I made these for a girls' night out and impressed everyone with this pretty little package of a dessert. I used sugar cookie dough as the base, fat-free cream cheese and no-sugar-added cherry pie filling to cut calories. What a winner! Thanks DiB's for sharing.