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Maple Apple Mini Cheesecakes

Total Time: 35 MIN Makes: 30 desserts
Prep Time: 15 MIN Cook Time: 20 MIN

Savor the flavors of fall by serving up these easy-to-make, heavenly maple apple mini cheesecakes!

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup sugar, divided
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 packages (15 count, each) Athens® Graham Cracker Phyllo Shells or traditional Phyllo Shells
  • 1 large apple, peeled, cored and finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • Pinch cloves, ground


Preheat oven to 350°F. In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese and 3 tablespoons sugar until smooth. Add maple syrup and egg, beating until just blended. Spoon or pipe into graham cracker phyllo shells.

Place shells on baking sheet and bake for 12-15 minutes or until firm. Remove from oven and allow to cool.

In a small skillet, combine apple, butter, remaining sugar, cinnamon and cloves. Stirring occasionally, cook over medium heat 4-5 minutes or until apples start to soften. When cooled, spoon apple topping on each cheesecake.


Serving size: 1 shell (22g), Amount per serving: Calories 50, Total Fat –3.5, Saturated Fat –2g, Trans Fat – 0g, Cholesterol – 15 mg, Sodium – 35mg,Total Carbohydrate – 5g, Dietary Fiber – 0g Sugars – 3g, Protein – 1g, Vitamin D – 0%, Calcium – 0%, Iron 0%, Potassium – 0%

  • Do not replace the pure maple syrup with pancake syrup as the consistency will not be the same.
  • Try garnishing with whip cream, mint or drizzle with reduced maple syrup