Friday, April 19, 2013

Snickerdoodle Cheesecake Bites

Snickerdoodles are one of my favorite cookies, and cheesecake is a favorite dessert in general. Coming across this recipe was putting me in dessert heaven. And let me tell you-it also tastes like it! These bites were the perfect combination of snickerdoole and cheesecake, and I would make them again in a heartbeat! It's so easy-just give it a try!


Snickerdoodle Cheesecake Bites-adapted from Tasty Kitchen
Total Time: 1 hour
Serves 10
Crust

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking sode
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cinnamon sugar recipe (below)


Cheesecake

  • 12 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cinnamon sugar recipe (below)
Cinnamon Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
Stir cinnamon and sugar together in a small bow. Set aside.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, mix together flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

Beat butter and sugar in a large bowl until fluffy, stir in egg. Add in flour mixture until well combined. Turn out onto a greased 8x8 inch baking dish and sprinkle with half the cinnamon sugar mixture.

Bake for 20 minutes, remove from oven and poke holes in it with a for to reduce puffiness. Allow to cool.

Cream together cream cheese and sugar until smooth and fluffy. Stir in remaining cheesecake ingredients until well combined. Pour the filling mixture onto the cooled crust and sprinkle with remaining cinnamon sugar. Bake for 35 minutes. 

Let cool and then place in the fridge for at least 3 hours. To serve, cut into 1 inch cubes.
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