Mini Christmas Cheesecakes

  • 10MINS
  • 15MINS
  • 31KCAL

These slimming-friendly, Mini Christmas Cheesecakes make the a great alternative festive dessert – and great for those calorie counting or following Weight Watchers!

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NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories31
  • Carbs1g
  • Protein1g
  • Fat1g
  • Saturates0.2g
  • Sugars1g

These Mini Christmas Cheesecakes are the perfect party dessert. Packed with all the flavours of Christmas in a rich creamy cheesecake filling. Yum!

You can use whatever booze you like, spiced rum would work particularly well in these Mini Christmas Cheesecakes, or replace it with orange juice if you prefer.

If you don’t like raisins, you could always add some orange mixed peel. Any Christmassy dried fruit would work well, just remember to adjust the nutritional values, Points or calories accordingly.

What diets is this Mini Christmas Cheesecakes recipe suitable for?

This Mini Christmas Cheesecakes recipe is suitable for vegetarian diets

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Mini Christmas Cheesecakes recipe?

  • You need to count 1 Point per portion of this Mini Christmas Cheesecakes recipe if you’re on WW Green.
  • You need to count 1 Point per portion of this Mini Christmas Cheesecakes recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 1 Point per portion of this Mini Christmas Cheesecakes recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

Do you need any special ingredients to make Mini Christmas Cheesecakes?

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You will need a silicone mini muffin tin for this Mini Christmas Cheesecakes recipe.

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How many calories are in these Mini Christmas Cheesecakes?

There are 31 calories per portion in these Mini Christmas Cheesecakes, which means it falls into our Everyday Light category.

These Mini Christmas Cheesecakes are perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 160 degrees. Spray the silicone mini muffin tin with low calorie cooking spray. In a small bowl, soak the raisins in the rum.

Step 2

Crush the digestives into crumbs and place into the base of each muffin mould – this is around a teaspoon in each. Spray again with low calorie cooking spray and pat into an even layer.

Step 3

In a mixing bowl, combine the Lightest Philadelphia, eggs, vanilla extract, mixed spice, sweetener and yoghurt until smooth. Tip in the soaked raisins and remaining rum from the small bowl and mix well.

Step 4

Distribute between the muffin moulds and place on a baking tray. Cook in the oven for 15 minutes until set and just starting to colour on top.

Step 5

Leave to cool in the tin and carefully pop out and serve!

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How do you know when these Mini Christmas Cheesecakes are cooked?

The Mini Christmas Cheesecakes should be cooked when the cheesecake mixture is set and just starting to colour on top. This should take around 15 minutes.

How long can you keep Mini Christmas Cheesecakes in the fridge?

You can keep Mini Christmas Cheesecakes in an airtight container, in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.

Can I freeze these Mini Christmas Cheesecakes?

We do not recommend freezing this recipe

How do I reheat these Mini Christmas Cheesecakes?

Reheating is not required.

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Mini Christmas Cheesecakes

These slimming-friendly, Mini Christmas Cheesecakes make the a great alternative festive dessert – and great for those calorie counting or following Weight Watchers!
  • Prep Time
    10 MINS
  • Cook Time
    15 MINS
  • KCals 31
  • Carbs 1G
  • WW Points:
  • 1 Green
  • 1 Blue
  • 1 Purple

Ingredients

  • 25 grams Raisins
  • 25 ml Dark Rum
  • 5 Dark Chocolate Digestive Thins
  • 180 grams Lightest Philadelphia
  • 3 medium Eggs
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 tsp Mixed Spice
  • 3 tbsp Granulated Sweetener
  • 6 tbsp Fat Free Greek Yoghurt
  • Low Calorie Cooking Spray

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Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 160 degrees. Spray the silicone mini muffin tin with low calorie cooking spray. In a small bowl, soak the raisins in the rum.
  2. Crush the digestives into crumbs and place into the base of each muffin mould - this is around a teaspoon in each. Spray again with low calorie cooking spray and pat into an even layer.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine the Lightest Philadelphia, eggs, vanilla extract, mixed spice, sweetener and yoghurt until smooth. Tip in the soaked raisins and remaining rum from the small bowl and mix well.
  4. Distribute between the muffin moulds and place on a baking tray. Cook in the oven for 15 minutes until set and just starting to colour on top.
  5. Leave to cool in the tin and carefully pop out and serve!

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june warnerTuesday 4th December 2018

Do you know of a dairy free version that I could make please I just love your recipes x

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Vanessa BodenMonday 6th August 2018

I made these at Christmas and they were simply amazing just wondering if I could switch it up to lemon and raspberry flavours what do you think?

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Michelle rileySunday 24th December 2017

I made these today and they are very yummy and will be doing more for new years eve buffet

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Catherine HealeySunday 3rd December 2017

What could i use as i dont like raisins or rum could i leave them ou.

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Julie reedThursday 9th November 2017

How well do these keep? Can they be made in advance and frozen?

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MaryTuesday 31st October 2017

What quantity of sweet mince would u use ? Sounds a lovely idea ????

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KarenThursday 12th October 2017

Could I substitute the Philadelphia for Quark?

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    KarenThursday 12th October 2017

    Ah ok, thanks for the advice. Looking forward to trying these ????

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LorraineSunday 8th October 2017

Perhaps you could soak the raisins in skinny syrup.

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anne roweSaturday 7th October 2017

You could use rum essence instead of rum. Asda sell it.

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SairahFriday 6th October 2017

I don’t drink alcohol so wondering Could these be made completely without the rum? Or would it have to be substituted with something else?

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Annie RoweFriday 6th October 2017

Do you think you could use mincemeat instead of raisins?

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