Mini Cheesecake Cookies

Mini Cheesecake Cookies

Yield: About 40 mini cheesecakes

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients:

About 40 Nilla wafers
2 (8-oz) packages cream cheese, at room temperature
½ cup granulated sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
Cherry pie filling

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a mini muffin/cupcake pan with paper liners. Place one Nilla wafer in the bottom of each mini muffin well. Set aside.

2. Cream together the cream cheese and sugar with a mixer until light and fluffy, and thoroughly combined. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating until well combined. Mix in the vanilla.

3. Divide the batter evenly among each cup. Bake for about 15 minutes, or until the edges and top appear set.

4. Cool completely and then chill for at least a couple of hours. Top with a small amount of cherry pie filling. Refrigerate until ready to serve.