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Tequila Lime Cheesecake Bites

10 INGREDIENTS • 7 STEPS • 2HRS 45MINS

Tequila Lime Cheesecake Bites

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It isn't a Cinco de Mayo without some kind of fun dessert, and these tequila lime cheesecake bites fit the bill perfectly. They're simple, no bake, and just boozy enough without going overboard!
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Jeanie and Lulu's Kitchen
Welcome to Jeanie and Lulu’s Kitchen, a love letter to my two incredible grandmothers, both of whom I think about every time I’m in the kitchen.
http://jeanieandluluskitchen.com/
It isn't a Cinco de Mayo without some kind of fun dessert, and these tequila lime cheesecake bites fit the bill perfectly. They're simple, no bake, and just boozy enough without going overboard!
2HRS 45MINS
Total Time
$0.51
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
12
us / metric
Graham Crackers
10
Graham Crackers, crushed
Dark Brown Sugar
3 Tbsp
Dark Brown Sugar
Ground Cinnamon
as needed
Ground Cinnamon
Butter
1/2 cup
Butter, melted
Cream Cheese
2 cups
Cream Cheese, softened
Tequila
3 Tbsp
Tequila
Lime
2
Limes, juiced, zested
Sea Salt
1 tsp
Sea Salt
or Lime Sea Salt
Vanilla Extract
as needed
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
391
Fat
23.5 g
Protein
4.1 g
Carbs
40.6 g
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Welcome to Jeanie and Lulu’s Kitchen, a love letter to my two incredible grandmothers, both of whom I think about every time I’m in the kitchen.
http://jeanieandluluskitchen.com/
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step 1
Get out an 8x8 pan and line it with parchment paper, with a little hanging over the sides.
step 2
Mix the Graham Crackers (10), Dark Brown Sugar (3 Tbsp), Ground Cinnamon (as needed) and Butter (1/2 cup) together in a bowl until it is like wet sand.
step 3
Press it into a firm crust in the bottom of the baking dish and freeze it for 15 minutes.
step 3 Press it into a firm crust in the bottom of the baking dish and freeze it for 15 minutes.
step 4
While it freezes, make the filling. Stir the Cream Cheese (2 cups), Tequila (3 Tbsp), Limes (2), Granulated Sugar (1 cup), Sea Salt (1 tsp) and Vanilla Extract (as needed) together until smooth and luscious.
step 4 While it freezes, make the filling. Stir the Cream Cheese (2 cups), Tequila (3 Tbsp), Limes (2), Granulated Sugar (1 cup), Sea Salt (1 tsp) and Vanilla Extract (as needed) together until smooth and luscious.
step 5
Evenly spread that cheesecake mixture over the cold crust and put the baking tray back in the freezer to freeze for at least 2 hours until solid. This makes it easier to cut.
step 5 Evenly spread that cheesecake mixture over the cold crust and put the baking tray back in the freezer to freeze for at least 2 hours until solid. This makes it easier to cut.
step 6
Remove the cheesecake from the tray by lifting it out by the parchment and transferring it to a cutting board.
step 7
Peel away the parchment carefully and make 5 equal cuts both vertically and horizontally. This will yield 36 cute little bites. Keep them in the refrigerator until you want to serve them, and enjoy!!
step 7 Peel away the parchment carefully and make 5 equal cuts both vertically and horizontally. This will yield 36 cute little bites. Keep them in the refrigerator until you want to serve them, and enjoy!!
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American
Christmas
Cinco de Mayo
Shellfish-Free
Vegetarian
Dessert
Mexican
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