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Conversation Heart Cheesecakes

9 INGREDIENTS • 14 STEPS • 1HR 20MINS

Conversation Heart Cheesecakes

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Brightly colored heart shaped cheesecakes decorated to look like conversation hearts.
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Hungry Happenings
Hi, I'm Beth. Hungry Happenings features recipes for holidays and special occasions.
http://www.hungryhappenings.com/
Brightly colored heart shaped cheesecakes decorated to look like conversation hearts.
1HR 20MINS
Total Time
$1.43
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
12
us / metric
Graham Cracker Crumbs
1 cup
Graham Cracker Crumbs
Ground Cinnamon
to taste
Ground Cinnamon
Cream Cheese
2 cups
Cream Cheese
Food Coloring
to taste
Food Coloring
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
341
Fat
24.1 g
Protein
4.1 g
Carbs
26.8 g
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Hi, I'm Beth. Hungry Happenings features recipes for holidays and special occasions.
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step 1
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (160 degrees C).
step 2
Create a water bath to bake the cheesecakes. Place a roasting pan in the oven filled with enough water to go half way up the sides of the heart molds and allow the water to heat along with the oven.
step 2 Create a water bath to bake the cheesecakes. Place a roasting pan in the oven filled with enough water to go half way up the sides of the heart molds and allow the water to heat along with the oven.
step 3
Combine Graham Cracker Crumbs (1 cup), Ground Cinnamon (to taste), and melted Unsalted Butter (4 Tbsp) the mixture looks sand.
step 4
Put a tablespoon of crumb mixture into each heart. Press the crumbs down making an even crust. Refrigerate until ready to fill.
step 4 Put a tablespoon of crumb mixture into each heart. Press the crumbs down making an even crust. Refrigerate until ready to fill.
step 5
In the bowl of a stand mixer, or in a mixing bowl using a hand held mixer, beat the Cream Cheese (2 cups) on medium high until smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed.
step 5 In the bowl of a stand mixer, or in a mixing bowl using a hand held mixer, beat the Cream Cheese (2 cups) on medium high until smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed.
step 6
Add Granulated Sugar (1 cup) and beat for 1 minute.
step 6 Add Granulated Sugar (1 cup) and beat for 1 minute.
step 7
Add Eggs (3) and beat until creamy, 1 to 2 minutes, scraping the sides of the bowl once.
step 7 Add Eggs (3) and beat until creamy, 1 to 2 minutes, scraping the sides of the bowl once.
step 8
Add Sour Cream (2 cups) and Vanilla Extract (1 tsp) and mix just to combine.
step 8 Add Sour Cream (2 cups) and Vanilla Extract (1 tsp) and mix just to combine.
step 9
Equally divide the filling among 6 bowls. Add Food Coloring (to taste), betwen 5 and 8 drops per mold.
step 9 Equally divide the filling among 6 bowls. Add Food Coloring (to taste), betwen 5 and 8 drops per mold.
step 10
Pour colored cheesecake filling into the heart shaped cavities in your silicone mold.
step 10 Pour colored cheesecake filling into the heart shaped cavities in your silicone mold.
step 11
Bake for 15-28 minutes, depending on the size of your molds (45 minutes for a whole cheesecake.)
step 11 Bake for 15-28 minutes, depending on the size of your molds (45 minutes for a whole cheesecake.)
step 12
Remove your baked cheesecakes and allow to cool at room temperature for an hour. The easiest way to get these cheesecakes out of the molds is to freeze them for a few hours.
step 12 Remove your baked cheesecakes and allow to cool at room temperature for an hour. The easiest way to get these cheesecakes out of the molds is to freeze them for a few hours.
step 13
Squeeze a few drops of red food coloring into a small bowl. Use a fine tip paintbrush to paint conversation heart sayings onto each cheesecake heart.
step 13 Squeeze a few drops of red food coloring into a small bowl. Use a fine tip paintbrush to paint conversation heart sayings onto each cheesecake heart.
step 14
Serve and enjoy!
step 14 Serve and enjoy!
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Date Night
Shellfish-Free
Kid-Friendly
Vegetarian
Dessert
Valentine's Day
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