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mini cheesecakes

Easy Lemon Blackberry Mini-Cheesecakes

But First Desserts
The lemon blackberry combination in these mini-cheesecakes is perfect. These are perfect as an after-dinner treat as well as to share at your next gathering. You will be the hit of the get-together when you show up with these tasty treats.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Cakes
Cuisine American
Servings 12 cheesecakes
Calories 331 kcal


Graham Cracker Crust

  • ¾ cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 ½ tbsp sugar
  • ¼ cup butter unsalted, melted

Cheesecake Filling

  • 16 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ¾ tsp pure vanilla extract
  • tsp kosher salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 large lemons zested
  • 1 cup fresh blackberries
  • 8 oz blackberry pie filling


Crust Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees and line a cupcake pan with cupcake liners
  • Using a medium bowl, combine all ingredients and mix until combined
  • Using a tablespoon, scoop the crust into the cupcake liners
  • Using a flat bottomed round cup, press the cup into the crust to make a firm crust
  • Set aside

Cheesecake filling directions

  • Using a standing mixer, beat together the cream cheese and sugar until smooth and creamy.
  • Beat in the sour cream, vanilla, lemon zest, and salt until combined.
  • Beat in the eggs, 1 at a time until combined.
  • Mix in the fresh blackberries.
  • Scoop about ¼ C of the cheesecake batter into the cupcake liners.
  • Bake in the oven for 17-21 minutes or until the edges start to turn a light golden brown color and the center is set.
  • Allow cooling completely.
  • Top with the Blackberry Pie Filling and sprinkle some crushed graham crackers on top.


Calorie area mentions blueberry pie filling but it is blackberry pie filling so calories might vary just a little bit.


Serving: 1cheesecakeSodium: 236mgCalcium: 71mgVitamin C: 12mgVitamin A: 764IUSugar: 29gFiber: 2gPotassium: 154mgCholesterol: 88mgCalories: 331kcalTrans Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 11gFat: 20gProtein: 4gCarbohydrates: 35gIron: 1mg
Keyword cakes, cheesecakes
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