Ginger-Lemon Cheesecake Bites

Ginger-Lemon Cheesecake Bites

A neat alternative to fruity cheesecake bites. Great for cookie trays! Garnish with candied ginger. These freeze beautifully.
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  • Serves: 48 persons



  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a mini muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  2. Step 2

    Beat cream cheese in a bowl with an electric mixer until smooth and light. Add sugar, eggs, lemon extract, and vanilla extract gradually.
  3. Step 3

    Puree gingersnaps in a food processor into fine crumbs. Drop a heaping 1/2 teaspoon crumbs into each muffin cup; add a teaspoon of cream cheese mixture.
  4. Step 4

    Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 11 minutes. Let cool in the pan until set, about 10 minutes. Chill before serving, about 1 hour.