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Cherry Crescent Cheesecake Cups

Courses: Dessert
Serves: 8 people

Recipe Ingredients

1   Cream cheese
1   Egg
1 cup 198g / 7ozPowdered sugar
1/4 cup 23g / 0.8ozAlmonds - chopped
1 teaspoon 5mlAlmond extract
1   Crescent rolls
  Topping
1 cup 62g / 2.2ozCherry pie filling
2 tablespoons 30mlAmaretto or cherry brandy
1 tablespoon 15mlMargarine

Recipe Instructions

Heat oven to 350F. Grease 8 muffin cups.

In medium bowl, combine cream cheese and egg until smooth. Add powdered sugar, almonds and extract; mix well. Separate dough into 4 rectangles; firmly press perforation to seal.

Press or roll each rectangle into an 8x4-inch rectangle. Cut each in half crosswise to form 8 squares.

Press each square into bottom of prepared muffin cup, leaving corners of each square extended over sides of cup.

Place about 1/4 cup cream cheese mixture in center of each square.

Bring 4 corners of each square together in center of cup and firmly press points together to seal.

Bake at 350F for 18 to 23 minutes or until golden brown.

Immediately remove from muffin cups.

In small saucepan, combine topping ingredients; cook over low heat until bubbly and margarine melts.

Serve over warm desserts. Refrigerate leftovers.

Source:
Arizona Highways magazine

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