Cheesecake Bites

Cheesecake Bites

Traditional cheesecake bites with a white wine, pear and grape garnish.

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Line a 18 x 13-inch baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. For the crust: In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients. Press mixture into baking sheet. Reserve.
  4. For the cheesecake: Cream together cream cheese and ricotta until smooth. Add remaining ingredients and mix until well combined. Pour on top of crust and bake for 1 hour.
  5. Turn off oven and leave in oven for 1 hour. Do not open oven. Remove and allow to cool in refrigerator.
  6. For the pear and grape garnish: In a large sauté pan, melt butter.
  7. Add pears and grapes and sauté for 3 minutes. Add remaining ingredients and cook until desired syrupy consistency is reached.
  8. Allow to cool to room temperature. Reserve.
  9. Cut cheesecake into 30 pieces and plate. Top with garnish.

Recipe Courtesy of Chef Alyssa, ALDI Test Kitchen