Desserts

Banana Cheesecake with Rum Glazed Walnut Topping & Minis

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The mini version of this decadent cheesecake tide you over while you wait for the full size cheesecake to bake.

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Crust:
1 cup graham cracker crumbs
6 tablespoons butter, melted
? cup granulated sugar
Filling:
2 8 oz. packages cream cheese
¾ cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons lemon juice
4 large eggs
¾ cup sour cream
3 medium to large bananas, mashed
Topping:
1 6 oz. bag shelled walnuts
12 tablpoons of butter, melted
1 cup of brown sugar, packed
2 teaspoon cinnamon
3 tablespoons spiced rum
Crust: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter or spray a mini muffin pan and a 9 inch pie dish. Mix the graham cracker crumbs with the butter, sugar and cinnamon. Press the crust mixture into the bottoms of...
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Nutritions

Calories
823

Sodium
747mg
31% DV

Fat
18g
28% DV

Protein
45g
91% DV

Carbs
117g
40% DV

Fiber
4g
17% DV

Just like your favorite decadent spinach and artichoke dip, this cheesy Spinach Artichoke Chicken Casserole is rich, creamy, and full of garlicky flavor! With three different types of cheese, pasta, chicken, artichoke hearts, fresh spinach, Alfredo sauce, and a buttery Parmesan breadcrumb topping, this dish is an easy dinner that tastes like a special restaurant meal. Serve the casserole with a simple green salad and a side of garlic bread for the ultimate family supper!

4 oz dry penne pasta
15 oz jar Alfredo sauce
8 oz cream cheese
2 t minced garlic
2 T red wine vinegar
1 t grated lemon zest ( plus 1 T lemon juice )
1/4 t ground black pepper
2 c cooked shredded chicken
2 cans quartered artichoke hearts ( 14 ounces each )
2 c fresh baby spinach
1/2 c shredded mozzarella cheese
1/3 c Italian seasoned panko breadcrumbs
1 ounce grated Parmesan cheese
1 T salted butter
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  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease a 2-quart baking dish (such as 11 x 7-inch or deep 8-inch or 9-inch square); set aside.
  • Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water, according to...
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Nutritions

Calories
807

Sodium
843mg
35% DV

Fat
44g
67% DV

Protein
53g
107% DV

Carbs
43g
14% DV

Fiber
17g
70% DV