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Lemon Curd Cheesecakes

Author Crystal

Ingredients

  • 2 8 ounce packages cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • For the crust:
  • 1 cup crushed graham crackers
  • 3 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • lemon curd
  • For the whipped cream:
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Crush graham crackers in food processor. Combine graham crackers, 3tbsp melted butter and 1tbsp of granulated sugar. Fill the bottom of each cavity with about a tablespoon of graham cracker crumbs. Tip: use a spice jar or small kitchen tool to firmly press the graham crackers into the pan.
  • In a large mixing bowl beat together cream cheese and sugar.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, and vanilla extract until well combined. Beat until mixture is light and fluffy.
  • Pour cream cheese mixture into pan 3/4 of the way full.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes. Turn off oven, leave door slightly open and allow cheesecakes to cool for 5 minutes before removing from oven. Cool completely on wire rack.
  • Whisk together sugar and cream in a cold bowl until stiff peaks form.
  • Top each cheesecake with a teaspoon of lemon curd. Pipe whipped cream on top. Chill until ready to serve.