Mini Vanilla Bean Cheesecakes with Holiday Cranberry Topping

Yield: 14 mini cheesecakes

Cook: 5+ hours

Mini Vanilla Bean Cheesecakes with Holiday Cranberry Topping have a sweet, creamy filling with a contrasting crunchy crust.Β  [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="550"] Mini Vanilla Bean Cheesecakes with Holiday Cranberry Topping[/caption]...

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19 Responses to “Mini Vanilla Bean Cheesecakes with Holiday Cranberry Topping”

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    Xiaolu @ 6 Bittersweets — November 18, 2010 at 1:55 am

    I love your version — it looks so delicious. I actually couldn't taste the marbled blueberry puree very much in mine so adding a more substantial topping is a great idea. Happy holidays!

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    Jamie — November 18, 2010 at 3:21 am

    These are stunning…vanilla + cheesecake + cranberries = amazing! Thanks so much for submitting your cheesecake recipe to the My Baking Addiction and goodLife {eats} Holiday Recipe Exchange! Good luck and remember voting starts on November 21st!

  3. # — November 18, 2010 at 4:11 am

    Oh this looks fabulous! πŸ™‚ Love cheesecake…perfect for Thanksgiving!

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    Lisa — November 18, 2010 at 2:50 pm

    This recipe looks so yummy. I love cheesecake and I like the small individual serving sizes. I'm going to try this recipe for Thanksgiving dessert!

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    crustabakes — November 18, 2010 at 3:40 pm

    That topping looks so sweet and inviting! I love berry toppings. Yumm!

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    Medifast Coupons — November 18, 2010 at 6:33 pm

    Wonderful looking little cheesecakes, these are going to be perfect for the entertaining to come.

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    Lauren — November 18, 2010 at 10:13 pm

    Beautiful and festive! I'm making individual pumpkin cheesecakes this weekend – you can't beat the perfect portion size πŸ™‚

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    UrMomCooks — November 19, 2010 at 4:16 am

    These are so festive and fun! Luv the touch of orange throughout! These are perfect for a holiday table – great idea to vary the topping depending on the time of year! Delicious!

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    ursula — November 19, 2010 at 7:38 am

    These are outrageously cute! Goodness me!

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    Courtney — November 21, 2010 at 2:46 pm

    These look delicious, love that you can see the vanilla beans!

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    Pretty. Good. Food. — November 21, 2010 at 4:33 pm

    Yum, looks fantastic!

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    Melissa — November 22, 2010 at 4:19 pm

    These are just what I have been looking for all week! I wanted a cranberry cheesecake with fewer ingredients and no heavy cream. The mini-cheesecake part is just the icing on the cake.
    As soon as I saw these last night I had to make them. They turned out great, so much faster then traditional cheesecake. Thanks!

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    Tessa — November 22, 2010 at 4:41 pm

    Melissa- So excited to hear this recipe worked out so well for you! πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

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    claire — November 29, 2010 at 3:26 pm

    these are precious!

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    Melody Fury - — December 2, 2010 at 11:56 pm

    What a stunning holiday recipe! Would you like to submit it to my contest to win a cookbook? Just wanting to share the holiday cheer (and exposure to your blog) Would love for you to win πŸ™‚

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    dasilva_2010 — February 6, 2011 at 9:25 pm

    This might be a stupid question but did you use a mini cupcake tin, or a standard size?

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    Cameron Stutzman — July 16, 2011 at 9:11 pm

    I totally just did these and instead of the cranberry drizzled Caramel on top of them!! People were impressed!! Amazing recipe!


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