Margarita Cheesecake Bites
These Margarita Cheesecake Bites are my most favorite at right now! They are perfect for a crowd at parties or gatherings at weekend, or just a quick treat when feeling craving something sweet and light. They are an easy recipe and perfect for snack time or dessert at any time.
Margarita Cheesecake BitesCourse: AppetizersCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
These Margarita Cheesecake Bites are my most favorite at right now! They are perfect for a crowd at parties or gatherings at weekend, or just a quick treat when feeling craving something sweet and light.
1 1/2 c. Crushed Pretzels
16 oz. cream cheese, softened
1/2 c. (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
1 c. powdered sugar
3 tbsp. granulated sugar
2 tbsp. tequila
1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
Juice and zest of 1 lime, reserving some zest for topping
Large pinch of kosher salt
- Line a 9”-x-9” baking dish with two strips of parchment paper, leaving an overhang.
- In a large bowl, mix together pretzels, butter, and granulated sugar until combined. Press in an even layer into the bottom of the baking dish. Freeze for 10 minutes.
- Meanwhile, in a large bowl using a hand mixer, beat cream cheese and powdered sugar until light and fluffy. Then, mix in lime juice and zest, tequila, vanilla, and salt until creamy and smooth. Spread evenly on top of the pretzel crust. Top with more lime zest.
- Freeze until set, about 1 hour more. Once firm, remove from baking dish and cut into 16 bite-size pieces. Keep in freezer until ready to serve.