Mini Peanut Butter Cheesecakes
This is a recipe derived from other various recipes with personal touches invented for someone's birthday. If you love peanut butter and love cheesecake, this will definitely be a mouthwatering experience for your taste buds. Just the smell alone will make you drool. These mini cheesecakes are perfect as gifts or as a dessert snack dish at a party.
- Serves: 6 persons
- ⅔cup graham cracker crumbs
- 5tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
- 2tablespoons white sugar
- 1(8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
- ⅓cup peanut butter
- ⅓cup brown sugar
- 1large egg
- ¼cup heavy cream
- ¼teaspoon vanilla extract
- ⅓cup crushed peanut butter cups (such as Reese's®)
Step 1Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Step 2Combine graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, and sugar for crust in a bowl. Divide evenly into 6 cups of a 12-cup muffin tin. Flatten crust in each cup with a spoon. Set aside.
Step 3Mix cream cheese and peanut butter in a bowl with an electric mixer until thoroughly mixed with no chunks remaining. Mix in brown sugar. Add egg and mix to combine. Mix in cream and vanilla. Divide batter evenly onto the crusts and sprinkle crushed peanut butter cups over top.
Step 4Bake in the preheated oven until set, 12 to 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool at room temperature, about 1 hour. Refrigerate until completely chilled, 4 hours to overnight.