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Bite Size Cranberry Cheesecakes

Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 9


  • 2 tsp of cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup of orange juice
  • 16 oz of whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 1/2 cup of graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 tbsp of melted butter
  • 8 oz of cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup of sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp of vanilla


  • In a small saucepan, over medium heat, whisk together the cornstarch and orange juice.
  • Add in the cranberry sauce, stir, and bring mixture to a boil for one minute. Then allow mixture to cool.
  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and place paper liners in 9 cups of a muffin pan.
  • In a small bowl, mix the graham cracker crumbs and melted butter until well combined. Then divide mixture between the lined cups, pressing down gently to flatten.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the cream cheese and sugar until creamy.
  • Add in the egg and the vanilla and mix until well blended.
  • Divide cream cheese mixture and spoon into the lined cups to about 2/3 full.
  • Put a tablespoon of cranberry mixture into each and gently swirl with a knife.
  • Bake for 20 minutes. And allow to cool completely in pan. Then remove from pan.
  • Top with additional cranberry sauce and refrigerate at least 1 hour.