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Conversation Heart Cheesecakes
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
55 mins
 
Brightly colored heart shaped cheesecakes decorated to look like conversation hearts.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baby cheesecake, conversation heart cheesecake, valentines day cheesecake
Servings: 18
Author: Beth Jackson Klosterboer
Ingredients
Crust
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs 15 squares
  • pinch of cinnamon
  • 4 tablespoons 1/2 stick butter, melted
Cheesecake
  • 16 ounces 2 blocks cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 pint 16 ounces sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • food coloring - pink purple, blue, green, yellow, and red
Instructions
  1. Fill a roasting pan with enough water to come half way up the sides of the silicone heart molds.
  2. Set pan in oven.
  3. Heat oven to 325 degree Fahrenheit.
  4. Mix together the graham cracker crumbs, cinnamon, and melted butter.
  5. Equally divide the crumbs among 18 heart shaped silicone mold cavities.
  6. Press the crumbs into an even layer and refrigerate until needed.
  7. Beat cream cheese until creamy and smooth.
  8. Add sugar and beat until incorporated.
  9. Beat in eggs then add sour cream and vanilla and mix just to combine.
  10. Equally divide batter into 6 bowls.
  11. Color one bowl of filling pink,another lavender, yellow, orange, green, and blue using food coloring.
  12. Equally divide each color of filling among 3 heart cavities.
  13. Bake cheesecakes in a water bath for 18-24 minutes until the edges look set but the center is jiggly but not wet.
  14. Remove from oven and water bath and allow to cool at room temperature for an hour.
  15. Freeze for at least two hours then remove and un-mold.
  16. Paint conversation heart phrases onto the tops of the cheesecakes using red food coloring.