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Egg Nog Mini Cheesecakes Recipe

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This Egg Nog Mini Cheesecakes Recipe is the sweetest holiday treat. It’s great for eating and enjoying or sharing with family and friends. Be sure to check out my Delicious Eggnog Flavored Recipes for even more flavors and recipes!

There’s nothing like the creaminess of the first bite of this simple cheesecake paired with the eggnog flavor. It’s one of the best flavors of the holiday season!

Cheesecake, rich and creamy, is right up there with any dessert you can make. Not only do you get to combine two of the best holiday flavors, but you get to have the leftovers in your house, too!

This is one of those cheesecake recipes everyone will want to know how you made. It’s up to you to share the secret!

Egg Nog Mini Cheesecakes Recipe

This mini cheesecake recipe is a lot of fun to make. One of the biggest hurdles in our house is having to share desserts.

We all love desserts, but none of us like sharing our desserts. Having mini desserts means having our own and still getting the same flavors and taste.

My boys are on the mini food kick, so they love helping make this dessert. I’ll make the cheesecake mixture, and they’ll pour right onto the crust! Teamwork makes the dessert dream work.

What is the best tip to know when making cheesecake?

As with any baking project, accuracy and consistency are two key ingredients when making cheesecake. To get the best results and a perfect cheesecake every time, attention to detail is key at each recipe step.

First, be sure to use exact measurements for your ingredients to ensure that everything is blended properly; too much or too little of one ingredient can affect the texture and taste of the final product.

Next, prepare your springform pan correctly; prepare it with parchment paper or butter so you get an even bake throughout the cake.

Finally, perhaps the most important step–when chilling your cheesecake in the fridge or freezer, allow enough time to cool completely before serving.

Cutting into a warm cake will affect not only its shape but also its flavor and texture, leaving you disappointed with the result no matter how awesomely you baked it!

Specialty Ingredients:

The following ingredients are affiliate links on Amazon because they may be a bit hard to find in your normal store.  I wanted you to be able to see exactly which things we are using.

Reminder, not all ingredients in the Easy Eggnog Cheesecake Recipe are linked above, just the ones that may be a bit difficult to find or that you might be unsure of what to look for

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Make it a Meal:

Now’s the time to start meal planning. I can’t stress enough how much it means to know that I can meal plan in just a few moments!

It doesn’t have to be super stressful, either. It can be as easy as below, or you can make it better fit your daily lives.

Main Dish: Buffalo Chicken Ring Recipe

Vegetable Side: Recipe: Roasted Spring Vegetables

Starch Side: Delicious Bread Machine Recipes with Nuts and Seeds

Refreshing Drink: Pretty in Pink Mocktails for Kids

Best Cheesecake Recipes:

Once you make this Creamy Cheesecake Recipe, keep going with that want and baking need! There are so many fun cheesecake flavors and so little time to make them all.

Here are some of my favorite cheesecake recipes that anyone can easily make at home!

Check out this Instant Pot Smores Cheesecake Recipe. It’s so good – and legit really does taste like s’mores!

The next time that cheesecake flavor hits make this Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream Recipe. It’s creamy and sweet!

Pecan Pie Cheesecake is the perfect fall treat! It’s crazy good – and addictive!

The flavor of this Blueberry Cheesecake Smoothie is one of my favorites!

Look at these Mini Cheesecake Waffle Bowls! So good to eat!

Everyone in the house really loves the flavor of this Instant Pot Hot Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe!

Make sure to whip up this Instant Pot Patriotic Cheesecake Recipe for the summer months. Perfect for the 4th of July.

Why is my cheesecake sinking in the middle?

Cheesecake sinking in the middle is a common issue for many home cooks. The primary cause is often overbaking or excessive oven temperature, causing the outside of the cheesecake to firm up too quickly, leading to its collapse.

Overmixing can also result in a sunken center developing too much air within a single layer, resulting in an unstable structure.

Additionally, cheesecakes tend to rise while baking and then fall when cooling, so it’s best not to over-stir just before moving them from the oven to the countertop.

Lastly, insufficient support on the bottom of your pan may make the cake more vulnerable to sinking during cooling.

With these possible issues in mind, home bakers should be more aware of how they handle their cakes during each preparation step to prevent a cheesecake from sinking in the middle.

More Eggnog Recipes:

Egg Nog Mini Cheesecakes Recipe

Egg Nog Mini Cheesecakes Recipe

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Additional Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 40 minutes

Mini cheesecakes are the perfect way to let everyone have their dessert! Use this easy cheesecake recipe to share the tasty joy this holiday season with all your family and friends.


  • 10 cacao biscuits
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • 1 block cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup eggnog
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • Whipped cream
  • m&ms
  • Melted chocolate


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Add the cookies and melted butter to the food processor, and then place the crumbs in the bottom of each liner.
  3. Whisk the cream cheese and sugar together until creamy. You can also use a mixer. Add the eggnog, vanilla, nutmeg, egg, and cinnamon to the mixture. Whisk.
  4. Divide the batter evenly in the liners, filling 3/4 of the way full.
  5. Put in the oven and bake for 20 minutes.
  6. Put in the fridge to chill for 2-3 hours.
  7. Whip the cream and 20 g of powder sugar.
  8. Add to the top of the cheesecake and add the M&M's.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 181Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 43mgSodium: 97mgCarbohydrates: 21gFiber: 2gSugar: 12gProtein: 4g

This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix on 12/10/2022

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