Mini Mandarin Cheesecakes Recipe

Mini Mandarin Cheesecakes picture

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time16 Min
Ready In26 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings6
CourseMethod
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Mandarin oranges1 Can (10 oz) (284 Milliliter)
 Vanilla wafers6
 Cream cheese1⁄2 Pound
 Granulated sugar1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Egg1
 Vanilla1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 330 Calories from Fat 162

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.5%

Saturated Fat 10 g49.8%

Trans Fat 0.8 g

Cholesterol 76.8 mg

Sodium 181.6 mg7.6%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g13%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.4%

Sugars 21.4 g

Protein 5 g9.3%

Vitamin A 16.8% Vitamin C 21%

Calcium 8.9% Iron 2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Drain oranges, reserving 1 tsp (5 mL) juice; set aside.
Line six 3/4-cup (175 mL) custard cups with large paper baking cups.
Place 1 vanilla wafer in each, flat side down.
In bowl, microwave cream cheese at Medium-Low (30%) for 1 minute or until slightly softened.
Beat in sugar, egg, vanilla and reserved orange juice until well blended.
Place 2 tbsp (25 mL) in each custard cup; top each with 4 orange sections.
Divide remaining mixture evenly among cups.
Arrange cups in circle in microwave.
Microwave at Medium-Low (30%) for 13 to 15 minutes or until set and no longer sticky when touched lightly, rearranging cups twice.
Let stand on flat surface for 10 minutes.
Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or up to 1 day.
Garnish with remaining orange sections.
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