Cranberry Orange Cheesecake Cups

How good does this sound?! Orange zest, cranberries, and cream cheese layered on a graham cracker crust? Currently drooling.
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American, Fun With Food
Keyword: Dip, Easy, Make ahead, Party
Condition: Low Sodium, Nut Free
Servings: 4 servings


Graham Cracker Crust

  • 4 sheets Graham Crackers crushed into crumbs
  • 4 tbsp butter melted
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg ground
  • 1/4 tsp cloves ground

Cranberry Sauce

  • 1 bag cranberries rinsed
  • 3/4 cup cranberry juice
  • 2 tbsp corn starch
  • 1 cup sugar

Orange Zest Cream

  • 1 block cream cheese softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream


  • Make the cranberry sauce. Mix cranberries, cranberry juice, sugar and cornstarch in a medium saucepan. Bring to boil and cook until cranberries are soft and have burst open. Set aside to cool completely.
  • Preheat oven to 450F. Place graham cracker crumbs, butter, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves into a bowl. Mix well. Spread onto baking sheet, and bake for 5 minutes, or until graham cracker crumbs are golden brown. Set aside to cool.
  • In a bowl, beat heavy whipping cream until whipped cream is formed and there stiff peaks present. Place bowl in fridge until ready to use. In a separate bowl, mix cream cheese, vanilla, orange zest and sugar until well blended. Fold in whipped cream gently.
  • Divide graham cracker crumbs between 4 serving bowls. Add cream cheese mixture to each dish. Top with cranberry sauce and serve or place in fridge.


Carbohydrates: 107g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 24g | Sodium: 210mg | Potassium: 156mg | Fiber: 5g

Please note:

Nutrition info is an estimate and may contain errors. 

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