Fruity finish to holiday feast

<p>Finish a fantastic festive meal this holiday with these fruity cheesecake cups. Individual servings of luscious cheesecake are the perfect make-ahead dessert for a buffet table or potluck.</p>

 



 

 




Finish a fantastic festive meal this holiday with these fruity cheesecake cups. Individual servings of luscious cheesecake are the perfect make-ahead dessert for a buffet table or potluck.

 




INGREDIENTS:




  • 300 ml graham cracker crumbs



  • 50 ml butter, melted



  • 3 pkgs cream cheese, softened



  • 250 ml sugar



  • 3 eggs



  • 10 ml vanilla extract, divided



  • 375 ml sour cream, divided



  • 45 ml sugar



  • Fresh fruit or berries




METHOD:




  • STEP 1: Line 24 muffin cups with paper liners.



  • STEP 2: In a small bowl, combine cracker crumbs and butter. Press about 15 ml of mixture onto bottom of each cup.



  • STEP 3: In a large mixer bowl, beat cream cheese until light and fluffy; gradually beat in 250 ml sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in 5 ml of the vanilla extract and 125 ml of the sour cream. Divide mixture among prepared muffin cups. Bake in a 160 C oven for 30 minutes.



  • STEP 4: Combine remaining 250 ml sour cream, 45 ml sugar and remaining 5 ml vanilla extract; spread over cheesecake cups. Bake for 5 minutes. Let cool in pan on wire rack. Chill.



  • To serve, top with fresh fruit or berries.