• 46 Ratings

With plenty of strawberry, lime, and even a pretzel crust (for a nod to the salty rim!) there's only thing missing from this mini cheesecake recipe to make it just like a strawberry margarita: a shot of tequila!

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Karla Conrad

Recipe Summary

prep:
1 hr
bake:
15 mins at 325°
cool:
10 mins
chill:
4 hrs to 1 day
Yield:
36 mini cheesecakes
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Strawberry Margarita Cheesecake Minis

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 325°F. Line thirty-six 1 3/4-inch muffin cups with paper bake cups; set aside. Prepare Salted Pretzel Crust. Press about 1 1/2 teaspoons pretzel mixture into the bottom and up the side of each muffin cup. Bake for 5 minutes. Transfer pan to a wire rack.

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  • Meanwhile, for filling, in a medium bowl beat cream cheese with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Add the 1/2 cup sugar, flour, the 1 1/2 teaspoons lime peel, and vanilla; beat until combined. Add egg; beat on low speed just until combined.

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  • Spoon filling into muffin cups, filling each three-fourths full. Bake for 15 to 17 minutes or until filling is set. Cool in muffin cups on wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove cheesecakes from cups. Cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours.

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  • Before serving, in a small bowl stir together strawberries, the 1 tablespoon sugar, and lime juice. Spoon on top of cheesecakes. If desired, sprinkle with additional lime peel.

Nutrition Facts (Strawberry Margarita Cheesecake Minis )

68 calories; total fat 4g; saturated fat 3g; polyunsaturated fat 0g; monounsaturated fat 1g; cholesterol 18mg; sodium 119mg; potassium 20mg; carbohydrates 7g; fiber 0g; sugar 5g; protein 1g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 146IU; vitamin c 2mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 0mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 4mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 10mg; iron 0mg.

Salted Pretzel Crust

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place pretzel sticks in a resealable plastic bag; seal bag. Crush pretzels with a rolling pin until fine crumbs form (you should have 1 cup). In a medium bowl stir together crushed pretzels, butter, and sugar.

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Reviews

46 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 15
  • 4 star values: 10
  • 3 star values: 12
  • 2 star values: 7
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: 5.0 stars
07/27/2020
The pretzel crust is what makes this dessert stand out!
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