Mini Strawberry Cheesecake

Yields1 Serving

 1 short sleeve graham crackers
 1 egg
 2 tbsp salted butter
 2 tbsp sour cream
 1 stick cream cheese
 ¾ cup granulated sugar
 1 pt fresh strawberries
 1 tsp lemon zest

Make the strawberry filling
1

Chop the strawberries and add to a saucepan over low heat.

2

Take 1/4 cup of sugar and add it to a saucepan. Mash with a potato masher and allow to melt with the sugar, creating a thick sauce. Let it cool in the freezer for 20 minutes.

Make the crust
3

I place the sleeve of graham crackers into a large ziplock bag and use a mallet to mash them up. If you prefer, you can pulse them in a food processor. Place the crumbs in a large mixing bowl.

4

Melt the butter in the microwave and pour over the graham crackers. Mix with a spoon.

5

Divide between two small individual pie plates. Press the mixture firmly on the bottom and sides of the plate.

Make the filling
6

In a stand mixer, combine the strawberry filling, egg, 1/2 cup of sugar, sour cream, and cream cheese. Blend until smooth.

Assemble each individual pie
7

Divide the mix between the two pie dishes and bake at 320 degrees for 45 minutes.

8

Let them cool in the fridge for 3 hours or more. Top with sliced strawberries and serve.

Ingredients

 1 short sleeve graham crackers
 1 egg
 2 tbsp salted butter
 2 tbsp sour cream
 1 stick cream cheese
 ¾ cup granulated sugar
 1 pt fresh strawberries
 1 tsp lemon zest

Directions

Make the strawberry filling
1

Chop the strawberries and add to a saucepan over low heat.

2

Take 1/4 cup of sugar and add it to a saucepan. Mash with a potato masher and allow to melt with the sugar, creating a thick sauce. Let it cool in the freezer for 20 minutes.

Make the crust
3

I place the sleeve of graham crackers into a large ziplock bag and use a mallet to mash them up. If you prefer, you can pulse them in a food processor. Place the crumbs in a large mixing bowl.

4

Melt the butter in the microwave and pour over the graham crackers. Mix with a spoon.

5

Divide between two small individual pie plates. Press the mixture firmly on the bottom and sides of the plate.

Make the filling
6

In a stand mixer, combine the strawberry filling, egg, 1/2 cup of sugar, sour cream, and cream cheese. Blend until smooth.

Assemble each individual pie
7

Divide the mix between the two pie dishes and bake at 320 degrees for 45 minutes.

8

Let them cool in the fridge for 3 hours or more. Top with sliced strawberries and serve.

Mini Strawberry Cheesecake

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