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Mini Butterscotch Cheesecakes with Salted Caramel Sauce

Mini Butterscotch Cheesecakes with Salted Caramel Sauce
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 3 hr 15 min
  • Servings 12
Butterscotch, cheesecake, salted caramel, whiskey – what’s not to love about these mini treats?
Updated September 20, 2016

Ingredients

Cheesecake Crust

  • 32 crushed vanilla wafer cookies (about 1 1/4 cups)
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon sugar

Cheesecake Filling

  • 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup butterscotch chips, melted
  • 1/4 cup Original Bisquick™ mix
  • 6 tablespoons milk

Caramel-Whiskey Sauce

  • 1/4 cup caramel sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Irish whiskey
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cup in each of 12 regular-size muffin cups.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, stir Cheesecake Crust ingredients until combined. Firmly press 1 rounded tablespoon mixture in bottom of each cup.
  • 3
    In large bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on high speed until smooth. Add 6 tablespoons sugar; beat on medium speed about 1 minute or until fluffy and smooth. Add vanilla, egg and melted butterscotch chips. Beat on low speed until just combined. Add Bisquick™ mix and milk; beat on low speed until just combined. Spoon batter evenly into cups (about 3 tablespoons in each cup).
  • 4
    Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until centers are set. Cool 15 minutes in pan; refrigerate 1 hour in pan.
  • 5
    Remove cheesecakes from pan. Remove paper baking cups. Transfer cheesecakes to serving plate. In small bowl, stir caramel sauce and whiskey until well combined. Spoon about 1 teaspoon on top of each cheesecake. Refrigerate about 1 hour to firm caramel sauce slightly. Just before serving, sprinkle tops with kosher salt. Serve cold.

Expert Tips

  • Swap bourbon for the Irish whiskey, if desired.
  • The cheesecakes can be made and assembled (including caramel-whiskey sauce) up to 1 day ahead.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cheesecake
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
130
Total Fat
15g
22%
Saturated Fat
8g
41%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
45mg
16%
Sodium
220mg
9%
Potassium
65mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
26g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
20g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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