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Oma's Bavarian Cheesecake Bites

October 23, 2011
  • Makes 20 bite size pieces
Ingredients
  • Base
  • 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, cubed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 vanilla bean cut length wise and scraped
  • Cheesecake
  • 3 large eggs, separated. set egg yolks aside and beat egg whites until stiff, chill
  • 1 pound cream cheese, cubed
  • 1 vanilla bean cut length wise and scraped
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 small handful lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 package vanilla sauce mix
  • 1 12 oz log goat cheese, cubed
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees fahrenheit. In a bowl, cream butter, 2 eggs and 1/3 cup sugar until fluffy. Add half of flour, mix well. Add remaining flour, baking powder and 1 vanilla bean. Mix until smooth. Pour mixture into a greased spring form pan.
  2. In a separate bowl, cream 3 egg yolks, cream cheese, 1 vanilla bean, lemon juice, lemon zest, 1/2 cup sugar, vanilla sauce mix and goat cheese. Mix until smooth. Gently fold in 3 chilled egg whites. Pour on top of base and bake 50 minutes. Let cool and refrigerate overnight. Before serving, cut into bite size pieces.

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