Mini Maple-Walnut Cheesecakes

21  Ratings
  • 10 min prep
  • 5 hr 30 min total
  • Makes 12 servings, 1 mini cheesecake (80 g) each.

Mini Maple-Walnut Cheesecakes Recipe

Ingredients

  • 3 pkg. (250 g each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 3 eggs
  • David Maple Leaf Cookies
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts

Instructions

  • Heat  oven to 350ºF.
  • Beat  cream cheese and sugar in large bowl with mixer until well blended. Add syrup; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended.
  • Separate  cookie halves, using small knife to help slice through filling. Place 1 cookie half, icing-side up, in each of 12 paper-lined muffin cups; cover with cream cheese batter. Sprinkle with nuts; press lightly into batter.
  • Bake  17 to 20 min. or until centres are almost set. Cool 1 hour. Refrigerate 4 hours. Remove paper liners; invert cheesecakes onto dessert plates to serve.

Recipe Tips

Serving SuggestionFor an extra-special presentation, drizzle each plate with 1 tsp. additional maple syrup before topping with cheesecake.

Size-WiseDessert can be part of a balanced diet, but remember to keep tabs on portions.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 12 servings, 1 mini cheesecake (80 g) each.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 320 
  • Total fat 24 g
  • Saturated fat 13 g
  • Cholesterol 125 mg
  • Sodium 310 mg
  • Carbohydrate 21 g
  • Dietary fibre 0 g
  • Sugars 17 g
  • Protein 7 g
  • Vitamin A 20 %DV
  • Vitamin C 2 %DV
  • Calcium 8 %DV
  • Iron 4 %DV