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Red, White and Blueberry Cheesecake Cupcakes

Mini cheesecake cupcakes made with Greek yogurt and cream cheese with a vanilla wafer crust topped with strawberries and blueberries to create a red, white and blue dessert using Mother Nature as my source for food coloring.Cheesecake CupcakesThese are the perfect Memorial Day weekend treat, they taste too good to be under 100 calories! And if you prefer a lemon dessert, try these lemon cheesecake cupcakes instead. If you want them gluten free, leave out the vanilla wafer.When I was a kid, my mom always made cheesecake cupcakes with vanilla wafers as the crust. I like adding Greek yogurt to my cheesecake as a way to lighten it up, and it also adds a slight tang which I love. For a red, white and blue theme, you can use strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries, or just top them with any fresh fruit you desire!How To Make Cheesecake CupcakesRed, White and Blueberry Cheesecake CupcakesPrep Time: 10 minsTotal Time: 1 hr 35 minsMini cheesecake cupcakes made with Greek yogurt and cream cheese with a vanilla wafer crust topped with strawberries and blueberries to create a red, white and blue dessert using Mother Nature as my source for food coloring.12 reduced fat vanilla wafers8 oz 1/3 less fat cream cheese, softened1/4 cup sugar1 tsp vanilla6 oz fat-free vanilla Greek yogurt, I used Chobani2 large egg whites1 tbsp all purpose flour8 oz strawberries, hulled and sliced thin8 oz blueberriesHeat oven to 350°.Line cupcake tin with liners. Place a vanilla wafer at the bottom of each liner.Gently beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until smooth using an electric mixer.Gradually beat in fat free yogurt, egg whites, and flour. Do not over beat.Pour into cupcake liners filling half way.Bake 20-25 minutes or until center is almost set.Cool to room temperature then chill at least 1 hour in the refrigerator.Before serving, top with fresh strawberries and blueberries.Serving: 1cupcake, Calories: 98kcal, Carbohydrates: 10.5g, Protein: 3.5g, Fat: 4.5g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g, Monounsaturated Fat: 0g, Trans Fat: 0g, Sodium: 29.5mg, Potassium: 0mg, Fiber: 0.5g, Sugar: 7.5g, Vitamin A: 0%, Vitamin C: 0%, Calcium: 0%, Iron: 0%Freestyle Points: 4Points +: 3 posted May 24, 2019 by GinaDon’t Miss a Recipe!Get new free recipes and exclusive content delivered right to your inbox:

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