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I'm singin', "Ain't no Scrooge in me. Ain't no Scrooge in me"! I did adapt the recipe slightly from my usual sour cream-topped standby. I doubled the recipe to make 24, baking just short (about 2 minutes) of the 20 minute baking time--turning off oven. I had prepared, in the meantime, 2 cups sour cream with a 1/2 cup sugar, stirring to dissolve sugar. After waiting about a minute or so for the puffed cakes to sink slightly, I topped each with the sweetened sour cream mixture, dividing evenly among the 24 cakes. Immediately, I replaced the cakes into the already heated oven for an additional 2 minutes to set the sour cream topping. A fruit topping adds a festive touch covering the imperfections that naturally arise during baking. These tasty treats will make a believer out of ya for sure!

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gailanng December 24, 2008

I made these delicious little tarts for my niece's senior music recital at Gettysburg College. They were a BIG HIT. I made them along with a few other recipes from Zaar and they all came out wonderfully! I used the little tiny mini cups, and bought the mini Nilla Vanilla Wafers. They fit in the bottom beautifully, although during baking some of them rose to the top. It didn't matter though, as I put canned strawberries and blueberries on them and they looked adorable. The pics didn't come out the greatest, but I will post it so you can see. Thanks so much for this recipe Sharlene. I saw Paula make them and knew they would be delicious! Linda

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Linda's Busy Kitchen November 20, 2007

Easy, great taste and presentation!

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MommyHoke October 19, 2009

Paula can do no wrong in my eyes! This was great and can be made using other toppings. I put together a homemade pineapple kiwi pie filling that I put on top that my friends and family won't stop requesting. Thanks for posting!

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MIZZMILA October 14, 2007

I made these last night for our office Christmas party. Very easy to make. This is definitely a keeper. Thank you for sharing! I wanted to add that this was a hit at the Christmas party. One of the few dishes (and only dessert) with no leftovers. Some even went back for seconds! I kept hearing Mmmmmmm when they put some in their mouth. THANK YOU! Note: my neighbor, who happens to bake a lot, suggested adding meringue to the mix to lighten it.

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marisk December 20, 2011

This recipe was AMAZING. It was by far one of the easiest things i've ever made, and one of the most delicious. I did leave them in about 7-8 minutes longer because they were still undone in the middle but by the time i took them out some of them sunk so i may have left them in longer than needed. But i definately recommend trying these out if your looking at it. I will be making these again!

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dessert explorer September 11, 2010

I've been making these for practically every function I attend since finding them in a magazine - there are NEVER any left! People rant and rave, and beg for the recipe (they can hardly believe it's so easy). If I make them too far in advance, they mysteriously disappear from my fridge, with my husband and me accusing one another about who illegally ate more than whom. :) Thanks for posting! This recipe is a keeper!

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princessbride029 April 14, 2009

I love cheesecake with cherry pie filling, so this is dessert heaven for me. Easy to make and super yummy!

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LainieBug March 15, 2009

These are so delicious! What a great easy to make dessert. Great anytime!

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ImACookingDiva January 23, 2009

Delicious! Everyone enjoyed it. It's one of my favorites because I can count on it to deliver on taste and visually!

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Joyd December 03, 2008
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