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Cherry Cheesecake Cupcakes with a yummy graham cracker crust and creamy cheesecake is delicious. It's a tasty dessert that looks so pretty and is super easy to make.
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Cherry Cheesecake Cupcakes

Cherry Cheesecake Cupcakes with a yummy graham cracker crust and creamy cheesecake is delicious. It's a tasty dessert that looks so pretty and is super easy to make.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Resting Time3 hrs
Course: Dessert
Author: Jill

Ingredients

Graham Cracker Crust Ingredients

  • ¾ C graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 ½ tbsp sugar
  • ¼ C unsalted butter melted

Cheesecake Filling Ingredients

  • 2 - 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • ½ C sugar
  • ½ C sour cream
  • ¾ tsp pure vanilla extract
  • tsp kosher salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 - 21 oz can of cherry pie filling

Instructions

Crust Directions

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees and line a cupcake pan with cupcake liners
  • Using a medium bowl, combine all ingredients and mix until combined
  • Using a tablespoon, scoop the crust into the cupcake liners
  • Using a flat bottomed round cup, press the cup into the crust to make a firm crust
  • Set aside

Cheesecake Filling Directions

  • Using a hand mixer, beat together the sugar and cream cheese until combined and smooth
  • Beat in the sour cream, vanilla and salt until combined
  • Beat in 1 egg at a time until combined
  • Scoop 1 1/4 tbsp of the cheesecake mixture into the crust
  • Bake in the oven for 17-22 minutes or until the edges are firm and a really light golden brown starts to form
  • Allow the cheesecakes to cool for a few hours in the fridge
  • Spoon some cherry filling onto the top of the cheesecake