Independence Day is just around the corner, and everyone is trying to decide what red, white and blue desserts they should bring to their 4th of July party. Cheesecake cupcakes topped with cherries and blueberries sounds like the perfect treat to go along with fireworks this year! These cupcakes have a creamy smooth texture and a lovely graham cracker crust. With the variety of classic, cherry and blueberry topping; everyone will be satisfied.
This year my parents, sister and my sister’s boyfriend are going to come over for the 4th of July. My husband and I want to smoke a big ol’ brisket on our Traeger, and what better excuse to do that than Independence Day. More importantly, we needed a nice simple dessert that could be devoured after this amazing brisket, and that is when the cheesecake came into play.
My sister’s boyfriend loves cheesecake. And when I say loves, I mean LOVES it. One day several years ago, I apparently had stolen the last piece of cheesecake in the refrigerator that he was expecting to eat. So making cheesecake cupcakes sounds like the right thing to do. After all, I do owe him a piece of cheesecake, right?
This recipe is inspired by Kelley from Chef Savvy.