Individual cheesecakesIndividual cheesecakes

This recipe was given to me by a friend some years ago. It is simple, and quick to prepare; delicious, and attractive to serve on a buffet table of desserts.

Individual cheesecakes

Individual cheesecakes

AvatarCanning Homemade
Individual cheesecakes
Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 45 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8 people
Calories 900 kcal


  • 1 box of vanilla wafers
  • 1 lb. of philadelphia Cream Cheese (or 2 8 oz. pkgs. cream cheese)
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 can of Cherry pie filling (1 lb 5 oz size can)
  • 1 tsp. of vanilla
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar


  • Cream the cream cheese with sugar, adding 1 egg at a time. Beat up good with electric beaters, add vanilla.
  • Place a cupcake liner in each cup of the muffin pan, put 1 vanilla wafer in each cup.
  • Fill up each muffin cup 3/4 full with batter
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes until firm.
  • Remove pan from overn – place 3 cherries on each cheesecake. Let me cool for 5 minutes. Remove from pan, & place on a dish. Refrigerate until you serve them.
  • Makes about 30 mini – cheesecakes, or 18 regular cup cake sized cheesecakes – as in picture.
  • I use brown sugar rather than granulated sugar
Keyword cake, Cheesecake