Super-Easy Petite Cheese Cakes

We had a nice, relaxed family get-together yesterday, and I wanted an easy dessert that I was pretty sure *most* of us would like. These little cakes are so stupid-easy, and for something so simple, they still taste like delicious indulgence.

Petite Cheesecakes

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes


  • 2 8-ounce packages cream cheese room temperature
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 24 vanilla wafers
  • toppings of choice: chocolate sauce, caramel sauce, jam, etc.


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees and line cupcake pans with 24 paper baking cups. Place a vanilla wafer in the bottom of each cup. Beat cream cheese, sugar, eggs, lemon juice, and vanilla extract together with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full with cream cheese mixture and bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until set. Cool 15 minutes on a rack, then refrigerate until ready to serve. Top as desired
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How easy is that?!?

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