Itty Bitty Cherry Cheesecakes

12 vanilla wafers
2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
2 eggs
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2/3 cup white sugar
1 (21 ounce) can cherry pie filling
Whipped cream for topping

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line muffin tins with 12 paper baking cups.
Place a vanilla wafer in each one. In a medium mixing bowl beat cream
cheese until fluffy. Add eggs, lemon juice, and sugar. Beat until smooth
and thoroughly combined. Fill each baking cup 2/3 full with cream cheese
mixture. Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 17 minutes. Cool on a rack. Top
with fruit pie filling. Pipe whipped cream or sweetened cream cheese into
a rosette on top of each cheesecake just prior to serving.

Yield: 12 Servings
Category: Desserts, Sweets, Special Occasion

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