These bite-sized Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes will be a hit at Thanksgiving!
These decadent desserts are made with a simple crust made of vanilla wafers, cookies, or a graham crackers crust with a sweet filling of pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice. Topped with smooth and creamy whipped cream, it is guaranteed these will be gobbled up!
Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes
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Favorite Holiday Dessert
- The Thanksgiving season is around the corner. Pumpkin pie, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin lattes, oh my! This pumpkin dessert recipe fits the bill and will be a great addition to the Thanksgiving menu.
- The crust for these little cheesecakes is so easy to make. Using crushed vanilla wafers or store-bought graham wafer crust is easier than the typical flour and butter pie crust.
- The filling is whipped up in the blender and is so easy to toss together. It is so smooth, creamy, and sweet, with an irresistible pumpkin flavor!
Ingredients & Variations
CRUST: A homemade crust is made from butter, sugar, and crushed vanilla wafers.
FILLING: Pumpkin puree, cream cheese, sour cream, and sugar are tossed into the blender and pureed until it reaches a smooth and creamy texture. Don’t forget to add the pumpkin spice. This spice gives it all the warm & savory flavors we all love!
How to Make Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes
Mini pumpkin cheesecakes are a must-try fall recipe!
- Line muffin pan with liners and add a cookie if desired.
- Blend filling ingredients (per recipe below) until smooth.
- Add filling to the prepared muffin tins and bake.
Let cool completely before serving and top with whipped cream and a sprinkle of pumpkin pie spices.
Tips for the Perfect Bite-Sized Treat
- For a smooth filling, let the cream cheese come to room temperature before blending.
- Make sure that the mini cheesecakes are completely cooled before adding the whipped cream. Otherwise, the whipped cream will melt.
- Sprinkle the whipped cream with some sugar or sprinkles for a pretty presentation!
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Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes
- 24 vanilla wafer cookies optional
- 1 cup canned pumpkin puree
- 8 ounces cream cheese
- ½ cup sugar
- 3 eggs
- ¼ cup sour cream
- 2 tablespoons corn syrup
- ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
- whipped cream for serving
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- Line a mini muffin pan with liners. If desired, place a small vanilla wafer or graham cookie in the bottom of each liner.
- Place all ingredients cheesecake ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into prepared muffin tins and bake for 17-19 minutes or until set.
- Remove from the oven and let cool for at least 2 hours in the fridge before serving.
- Top with whipped cream if desired and serve.
Freeze cheesecakes in plastic wrap & foil for up to 2 months.
Recipe from Spend With Pennies