Individual Vanilla Cheesecakes

Everyone has room for these mini cheesecakes!  Customize with a variety of toppings!

Quick Facts

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


  • 12 paper baking cups (2-1/2 inches)
  • 12 vanilla wafers
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Argo┬« Corn Starch
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup Karo┬« 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.

    Beat cream cheese, sugar and corn starch in a large bowl with an electric mixer until well mixed.  Add egg and blend well.  Add corn syrup, lemon juice and vanilla.  Beat 1 minute.

    Pour filling into paper baking cups, dividing evenly.  Bake for 20 minutes, until just set.

    Chill for 1 hour.  Top with fresh fruit, jam, pie filling OR chocolate curls as desired.