Cherry Cheesecake Delight

Cakes & Cupcakes · February 7, 2014

Mini Cherry Cheesecake Delights - perfect for Valentine's. So delicious! Recipe includes a chopped pecan crust with a cream cheese filling, topped with cherry pie filling!

Note to self: Do not blog while hungry.

This next recipe has me drooling. It looks so delicious and fresh, and I want some right now. 😉 You’d think that after blogging for almost 4 years I’d know that by now, but I guess I’m still learning, lol.

This Cherry Cheesecake Delight is perfect for the Cheesecake lover, and also perfect for a sweet treat on Valentine’s Day. I mean, how you can deny all that beautiful red in the cherries? Pure perfection!! If you don’t like cherries – no worries! Just substitute them for some delicious strawberries. Either way, you have an easy and delicious treat. 😉

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Serving them in jars like these makes them so irresistible! I think it also makes them perfect for a gathering or party. No matter how you serve them I can guarantee they will be a hit. This sweet treat is not just pretty, but it’s darn right delicious!

Here’s the recipe:

Cherry Cheesecake Delight
 
Ingredients
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup pecans, chopped
  • ¼ cup brown sugar, packed
  • ¼ cup butter, softened
Filling
  • 1 package (8 ounce) cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ½-12 ounce carton whipped topping, thawed
  • 1-21 ounce can cherry pie filling
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325.
  2. Combine flour, pecans and brown sugar in a small bowl. Stir in butter until crumbly.
  3. Lightly pat into an ungreased baking dish of your choice. We used small ball jars for 4 individual servings. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely.
Filling
  1. In a bowl. beat cream cheese, powdered sugar and vanilla until smooth.
  2. Fold in your whipped topping until well combined.
  3. Carefully spread over crust.
  4. Top with cherry pie filling. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

Mini Cherry Cheesecake Delights - perfect for Valentine's. So delicious! Recipe includes a chopped pecan crust with a cream cheese filling, topped with cherry pie filling!
Mini Cherry Cheesecake Delights - perfect for Valentine's. So delicious! Recipe includes a chopped pecan crust with a cream cheese filling, topped with cherry pie filling!

Mini Cherry Cheesecake Delights - perfect for Valentine's. So delicious! Recipe includes a chopped pecan crust with a cream cheese filling, topped with cherry pie filling!

Mini Cherry Cheesecake Delights - perfect for Valentine's. So delicious! Recipe includes a chopped pecan crust with a cream cheese filling, topped with cherry pie filling!

The kids and hubby ALL love Cherries, so I’m thinking I will make this for Family Night next week. I know they will love it. 🙂

For more great Red Treats be sure to check out these other favorites here on the site:

Delicious Valentine's Pizookie - YUMMY!! { lilluna.com } A warm cookie topped with ice cream and your choice of toppings!

Valentine’s Pizookie

Mini Red Velvet Donuts on { lilluna.com } Soft velvety donuts with a yummy cream cheese frosting!

Mini Red Velvet Donuts

Oreo Pudding Poke Cake - YUMMY! Recipe on { lilluna.com } Chocolate cake and oreo's make this the best!

Oreo Pudding Poke Cake

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Photos for this recipe were taken by my sister, Tara Martindale. All pictures were edited by me.

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The Bearfoot Baker

The mini cheesecakes look delightful! My hubby would LOVE them! TFS

    Lil' Luna

    Thanks for stopping by, Lisa! Hope all is well, friend. XO

tanya

I can add, never scroll through Bloglovin hungry!! These look incredible Kristyn! Food in jars taste so much better!

    Lil' Luna

    And they look cuter too!!! Thx for stopping by, Tanya!! XO

Mique

Yum! All my favorite ingredients rolled into one. Mmmmm!

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yummy!! and I’m totally in love with those jars… I’m not sure what it is about them, but they just make me smile. haha.

candy

Absolute dreamy! Could you tell me where you got the adorable jars? I have seen canning jars similar to this but they also have the canning company name on it. Thank you for such great recipes and ideas.

    Lil' Luna

    I’ve found plain jars at Michael’s as well as at Walmart and Kroger’s/Fry’s. Hope that helps! 😀

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Mmmm, those cheesecake look gorgeous! I want to stick my face in one of those jars 🙂

    Lil' Luna

    LOL, Lyuba!!! I’m so hungry right now I’d be sticking my face in about 5 of those jars if they were around. 😉

linda nelson

could use real whipped cream instead of fake stuff

Emily

This looks delicious! My daughter would love all the cherries!!

Paula

Is it 6oz or 12 oz of the whipped topping for the filling?

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