Cherry Cheesecake Cupcakes

Cakes & Cupcakes · January 28, 2016

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Simple and DELICIOUS Cherry Cheesecake Cupcakes - a great dessert perfect for any occasion! Bites size treats made with sour cream, sugar, vanilla, cream cheese, and eggs topped with delicious cherry pie filling!!

I LOVE baking! The creativity and fun that comes with baking is just so exciting to me! You can take a cupcake and make it a million different ways with a million different varieties of ingredients. The possibilities really are endless. I love all the Yummy Cupcakes Kristyn has, like the Follow the Rainbow cupcakes and the Raspberry Lemonade Cupcakes. Drooooooling!

Today’s cupcake recipe is not complicated and oh so delicious. If you love cheesecake, you will love these little bites of cheesecake heaven. You know by now that I’m a big chocolate lover. Sometimes a slice of plain cheesecake is just a bit blah for me. These cupcakes however are the perfect amount of a yummy, you just cant go wrong!

Cherry Cheese Cupcakes
 
Ingredients
  • 3 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar, divided
  • 1-1/2 tsp vanilla extract, divided
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1-1/2 cups cherry pie filling
Instructions
  1. Directions:
  2. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese, 1 cup sugar and 1 tsp vanilla until smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition. Spoon into foil-lined muffin cups
  3. Bake for 25-30 minutes at 300°. Toothpick inserted in the center should come out clean. Cool for at least 5 minutes.
  4. In a small bowl, combine sour cream and remaining sugar and vanilla until smooth. Spoon on top of cupcakes. Bake for an additional 6-8 minutes, until set. Cool for 10 minutes before moving to wire racks to cool.
  5. Top with pie filling. ENJOY! Store in the refrigerator.

Simple and DELICIOUS Cherry Cheesecake Cupcakes - a great dessert perfect for any occasion! Bites size treats made with sour cream, sugar, vanilla, cream cheese, and eggs topped with delicious cherry pie filling!!Simple and DELICIOUS Cherry Cheesecake Cupcakes - a great dessert perfect for any occasion! Bites size treats made with sour cream, sugar, vanilla, cream cheese, and eggs topped with delicious cherry pie filling!!Simple and DELICIOUS Cherry Cheesecake Cupcakes - a great dessert perfect for any occasion! Bites size treats made with sour cream, sugar, vanilla, cream cheese, and eggs topped with delicious cherry pie filling!!

My mom made these this time around (she’s the bomb). Next time I’m going to try them out and I think I’ll add a graham cracker crust to the bottom. She suggested using Almond extract next time too which I think is a great idea! If you’re feeling brave, try making them with these changes and let us know how they turned out. Good luck and as always, ENJOY!

DIFFICULTY: Simple
HOW MANY DOES IT FEED: 18
ANY CHANGES MADE: we decided to try this as is
ANY SUGGESTIONS FOR NEXT TIME: Next time, we’re going to use almond extract in place of the vanilla. We also might add a graham cracker crust. Yum!

For more great cheesecake recipes check out:

No-Bake Snickers Cheesecake - this seriously looks like heaven!! If you love Snickers, you'll LOVE this recipe! { lilluna.com }

No Bake Snickers Cheesecake

MY OTHER RECIPES

Red Velvet Cheesecake Cake with Homemade Cream Cheese frosting { lilluna.com } Super moist and sooo good!!

Red Velvet Cheesecake Cake

AMAZING Cheesecake Brownies - the delicious chocolate dessert with a cream cheese and white chocolate chip layer. Recipe on { lilluna.com }

Cheesecake Brownies

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Pictures for this recipe were taken by our sister, Tara.

Simple and DELICIOUS Cherry Cheesecake Cupcakes - a great dessert perfect for any occasion!
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Liz

Thank you – love cherry.

    Ashly

    I love the idea of cheesecake cupcakes when I was in PA I loved their cheesecake cupcakes

Ashly

Thank u for your website because you know made me a better baker and I loved your liltle nots they help alot

Liz

Hi Lily. I like your new picture. I love cherry so your recipe for cherry cake is delicious. Thank you and have a fun Sunday.

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