Total Time
55mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

Adapted from a Mug 'ems cookbook...great for gifts!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine cookie or cracker crumbs, 1 tbl sugar and cinnamon; mix well and place in a small ziploc bag and seal.
  2. Place sealed bag in mug.
  3. In another ziploc bag, combine flour, remaining 4 tbl sugar and sliced almonds.
  4. Place inside mug with other bag.
  5. Decorate mug and attach a gift tag with the following directions:.
  6. ALMOND CHEESECAKE.
  7. 2 Tbl butter, melted.
  8. 4 oz cream cheese, softened.
  9. 1 egg yolk.
  10. 1/2 tsp almond extract or vanilla extract.
  11. 1 TBL sour cream.
  12. 1 TBL whole milk or half and half.
  13. Almond Cheesecake/Crust Mix.
  14. Preheat oven to 350*.
  15. To make crust, combine melted butter and contents of bag containing crumbs.
  16. Mix well and press mixture into the bottom and halfway up sides of lightly greased mug.
  17. Bake for 6-8 minutes.
  18. Meanwhile, in a separate bowl, combine contents of remaining mix bag, cream cheese, egg yolk, extract, sour cream and milk.
  19. Mix for 1 minute or until smooth.
  20. When crust is done, reduce heat to 325*; Allow crust to cool slightly & then pour cream cheese mixture into crust in mug.
  21. Bake for 30-35 minutes.
  22. ENJOY!

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