This is a recipe that we have enjoyed for years. They are easy to make and it’s so much fun to pop a mini cheesecake cookie into your mouth. And, of course, they are delicious!
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- 2 c chopped fruit
- 1/4 c pure maple syrup or honey
- 2 t arrowroot
Combine the fruit, sweetener and arrowroot in a saucepan. Stir over medium heat until thick. Cool and refrigerate.
- 1 c ground nuts
- 3 T melted butter
Mix the ground nuts and melted butter until crumbly. Press into the bottom of 12 large or 24 mini cupcake papers.
- 1 egg
- 8 oz cream cheese
- 1/4 c. pure maple syrup or honey
- 1 t pure vanilla extract
Blend the egg, cream cheese, sweetener and vanilla until smooth. Fill the cupcake papers halfway with the cream cheese mixture. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes for mini cups or 15 minutes for large cups. Allow the cookies to cool, then spoon topping over each and serve.