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Lite Individual Vanilla Cheesecakes

Garnish with seasonal fresh fruit for lots of taste appeal.

Quick Facts

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Chill Time: 1 hour
Bake Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 12 servings


  • 12 paper baking cups (2-1/2-inch)
  • 12 vanilla wafers
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Argo® Corn Starch
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup Karo® Lite Syrup (33% Fewer Calories) OR Light Corn Syrup
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Fresh fruit, jam, pie filling OR chocolate curls


  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F. Line muffin pan with 12 paper baking cups. Place 1 vanilla wafer in each.
  2. Beat cream cheese, sugar and corn starch with an electric mixer until well mixed. Add egg and blend well. Add syrup, lemon juice and vanilla. Beat 1 minute.
  3. Pour filling into paper baking cups, dividing evenly. Bake for 20 minutes, until just set.
  4. Chill for 1 hour. Top with fresh fruit, jam, pie filling or chocolate curls as desired.