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Mini Egg Cheesecake Bites

Mini Egg Cheesecake Bites are a perfect cheesecake recipe – the colours are fresh like spring, and the candy and vanilla cheesecake taste is amazing.

Mini Egg Cheesecake Bites are a perfect treat for Easter - the colours are fresh like spring, and the candy and vanilla cheesecake taste is amazing. #cheesecake #minieggs #easter #easterrecipes #dessertrecipes #springdessert

Mini Egg Cheesecake Bites

Don’t forget to try these Glazed Lemon Cookies, another great way to kick off the season. The lemon flavour is mild and refreshing!

Another recipe we love is a dip that tastes just like mint chocolates. It’s Mint Chocolate Cheesecake Cookie Dip – check it out!

This time of year brings about more sunshine, less bulky clothing, the promise of spring with bits of green peeking through all the winter brown – and mini eggs!

These coated chocolates have to be one my top favourites of all time. I have to watch myself around these, it can be crazy how many mini eggs I can eat.

mini Cheesecake with mini egg candy inside

It only goes without saying, sooner or later I’d feature a recipe with my favourite candy – so may I introduce to you:

 Mini Egg Cheesecake Bites!

Quite honestly this recipe helps me restrain from eating a whole bag on it’s own. Because I have been known to do that from time to time.

Mini Egg Cheesecake Bites are a perfect treat for Easter. The colours are fresh like spring, and the taste is amazing.

Just like my Funfetti Cake Mix Cookies, it’s the refreshing spring colour that has me smiling. Well, then the taste hits and I love them even more.

If you are bringing a themed treat to the school or want a dessert to bring on those spring-feelings, this ones for you.

It’s the perfect time of year to make them, because mini eggs are literally everywhere.

Mini Egg Cheesecake

There are many steps to this recipe, mainly with letting the cheesecake cook and cool. Yet it’s a delicious cheesecake recipe that is worth the extra steps.

Plus, I love the addition of the french vanilla creamer. I think it really makes this recipes flavour pop. YUM!

If you have a favourite sweet treat to make with mini eggs, let me know in the comments below!

Happy Spring!

Mini Egg candy in Cheesecake
Mini Egg Cheesecake Bites are a perfect cheesecake recipe - the colours are fresh like spring, and the candy and vanilla cheesecake taste is amazing.

Mini Egg Cheesecake Bites

Yield: 16 bars
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

Mini Egg Cheesecake Bites are a perfect cheesecake recipe - the colours are fresh like spring, and the candy and vanilla cheesecake taste is amazing.

Ingredients

CRUST

  • 3/4 cup graham crackers crumbs
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted

CHEESECAKE LAYER

  • 2 8 oz Packages cream cheese, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs eggs, room temperature
  • 1/8 cup french vanilla coffee creamer
  • 20-25 mini eggs, crushed into pieces

TOPPING

  • 20-30 mini eggs, most crushed yet save a dozen for a nice touch on top

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325F. Line a 8X8 square baking pan with parchment paper, with about 2 inches overlapping the sides of the pan.
  2. In a small bowl combine the graham cracker crumbs and melted butter. Using a spatula, press it evenly on the bottom of the prepared baking pan and refrigerate for 5-10 minutes.
  3. Using a mixer {paddle attachment}, combine the cream cheese and sugar. Beat on low speed until light and fluffy.
  4. Mix in the eggs, one at a time, making sure to scrape the sides of the bowl with a spatula so it mixes well.
  5. Pour in the coffee creamer and stir to combine. Then fold in the crushed mini eggs. 
  6. Pour this cheesecake filling onto the crust and bake in a preheated oven for 35-40 minutes. Turn off the oven, slightly open the oven's door and let the cheesecake cool in the oven for 1 hour.
  7. Remove from the oven and chill in the fridge for a 1-2 hours.
  8. Remove the cheesecake from the pan using the hanging paper, and cut into desired number of bars.
  9. Top with the crushed mini eggs, pressing some down into the cheesecake if desires. You can also top each bar with a whole mini egg. 
  10. If the house is warm, the cheesecake will become melty so refrigerate if needed until just before serving
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 16 Serving Size: 16 bars
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 146Saturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 177mgSodium: 118mgCarbohydrates: 13gSugar: 10gProtein: 6g

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6 Comments

  1. If I were to use 35% cream with a little bit of vanilla extract, would that okay to substitute for the vanilla coffee creamer?

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