Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow. (James 1:17)

Itty Bitty Cherry Cheesecakes

12 vanilla wafers

2 (8 oz.) pkgs. cream cheese, softened

2 eggs

2 T. lemon juice

2/3 cup white sugar

1 (21 oz.) can cherry pie filling

Whipped cream for topping


Preheat oven to 350F. Line muffin tins with 12 paper baking cups. Place a vanilla wafer in each one. In a medium mixing bowl beat cream cheese until fluffy. Add eggs, lemon juice, and sugar. Beat until smooth and thoroughly combined. Fill each baking cup 2/3 full with cream cheese mixture. Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 17 minutes. Cool on a rack. Top with fruit pie filling. Pipe whipped cream or sweetened cream cheese into a rosette on top of each cheesecake just prior to serving.