Vanilla Wafer Mini Cheesecakes


  • 2 (8oz) packages of cream cheese, softened
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp pure almond extract
  • 12 vanilla wafers
  • 12 paper muffin liners

These cheese cakes are made in a 12 compartment muffin pan lined with paper muffin liners.


  • Beat the cream cheese and sugar in a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy.
  • Add the eggs and extracts and beat well.
  • Place a paper liner in each compartment of a 12 muffin tin the add a vanilla wafer to each.
  • Spoon batter into each cup, filling each 2/3 cup full.
  • Bake in a preheated 325 degree oven for about 20 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  • Cool pan on a wire rack.
  • Refrigerate, covered for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • If desired you can top the cheesecakes with fresh fruit, lemon curd, melted chocolate and confectioners sugar.

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