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Cherry Cheese Cupcakes Recipe


Cherry Cheese Cupcakes Recipe

Ingredients

  • 3 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar, divided
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract, divided
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1-1/2 cups cherry pie filling
  • Mint leaves
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    TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling
    MAKES: 22-24 servings

    Directions

    1. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese, 1 cup sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla until smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
    2. Spoon into foil-lined muffin cups. Bake at 300° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes.
    3. In a small bowl, combine sour cream and the remaining sugar and vanilla until smooth. Spoon onto cupcakes. Return to the oven for 6-8 minutes or until set. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
    4. Top with pie filling; garnish with mint. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: about 2 dozen.