Cheesecake Bites in Sugar Cookie Cups

Ingredients

Cookie cups

  • 1 cup butter softened to room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

Cheesecake Filling

  • 24 oz cream cheese softened, 3 packages
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup sour cream

Fruit topping

  • Fruit of your choice I chose strawberries and blueberries

Instructions

Cookie cups

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In mixer combine butter, sugar and vanilla. Beat until creamy.
  3. Add in egg, stir until combined.
  4. Gradually add in flour and baking soda. Stir until dough clumps together.
  5. Grease the protruding cups of a mini-muffin tin.
  6. Roll dough into 1-inch sized balls, and press over the back end of a cup of the muffin tray. Spread so that dough covers the bottom and a small amount reaches over all sides of the cup.*
  7. Bake on 350 degrees for 7 minutes, or until the “rim” of the cookie cups start to turn golden brown.

Cheesecake filling

  1. In stand mixer, beat cream cheese until smooth.
  2. Stir in sugar and vanilla, beat until creamy.
  3. Beat in heavy cream, beat on medium-high for 1-2 minutes
  4. Reduce speed to low and beat in 1/2 cup sour cream.
  5. Refrigerate until cookie cups have cooled completely and are ready to be filled/served.
  6. Up to a few hours before serving, pipe (or spoon) cheesecake filling in to completely cooled cookie cups. Top with desired fruit and serve.
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Author:

life is short eat Dessert First.. " 😁

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