We all have seen those gigantic pieces of cheesecake in local bakeries or restaurants. They look absolutely delicious. But then you think of the however many miles you will have to run to burn the calories from eating half of the slice. Never fear, the Super Mini Oreo Cheesecake is here! These cute little cheesecakes are perfect for snack or finger food at parties. And they don't have nearly as much calories in them as the regular kinds. These cheesecakes are sure to please whoever has a craving for cheesecake.
There are many variations to make this cheesecake. I also used Butterfingers and some extra Halloween candy to make these (they tasted just as great).
Step 1: Ingredients
To make these delicious mini cheesecakes you will need:
4oz of softened cream cheese (this should be at room temperature)
3/8 cup of sugar (or 1 1/2 of a 1/4 cup)
1/2 tablespoon of vanilla
1/2 tablespoon of lemon juice
Oreos, Butterfingers, Kit Kats, Reese's or any other candy you can think of
You will also need 12 mini baking cups (I used really small ones that were 1 5/8 inches in diameter) and a cupcake pan would be helpful as well.
Step 2: Adding the Ingredients Together
Now the first time I tried making these I just added all the ingredients together and tried to mix them. That didn't turn out so well so I tried a new way.
First I put the cream cheese into a mixing bowl and creamed it in the mixer. It should have a consistency of frosting. Set this aside.
Now in a separate bowl, use a fork and mix the egg evenly so the egg white and egg yolks are evenly mixed. Add the lemon or lime juice to the egg mixture.
Add the sugar and vanilla to the egg mixture and mix again.
Step 3: Combine and Mix Some More
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Add the egg mixture into the cream cheese. Mix on high for about a minute and then mix on medium until the mixtures are thoroughly combined. Make sure there are no cream cheese chunks in the mixture.