Mini Cheesecakes with Vanilla Wafers for a crust is a crowd favorite dessert recipe! All the creamy goodness of cheesecake in tiny bite form that are easy to serve and easy to enjoy. You seriously need to give this mini cheesecake recipe a try at your next celebration! 

Mini Cheesecakes with Vanilla Wafers

Addicting Cheesecake Bites!! Delicious recipe for Mini Cheesecakes with vanilla wafer crust, creamy cheesecake filling, your favorite fruit topping! 

Course Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 36 servings
Author Maggie Roush


  • 8 ounces Cream Cheese
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon Juice
  • 1 box Mini Nilla Wafers
  • 1 can Cherry Pie Topping or Strawberry Pie Topping


  1. Prepare mini cupcake pan with small cupcake liners and place a Nilla Wafer at the bottom of each cupcake liner. 

  2. Beat cream cheese until smooth and a little fluffy in texture. 

  3. Add sugar, egg, and lemon juice to the cream cheese and beat until smooth. 

  4. Scoop around 1 1/2 teaspoons of cheesecake filling onto each vanilla wafer then add one cherry or strawberry on top of the filling.

  5. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10-15 minutes.