You are here: Home » Recipes » Golden Raisin Ambrosia Cheesecake Poppers Golden Raisin Ambrosia Cheesecake Poppers User Submitted Recipe by Gloria Piantek Yield 16 pieces Prep 24 minutes Cook 5 to 6 minutes Ever-popular cheesecake is served in a new style -- a small indulgent bite. PrintEmail A buttery crunchy streusel crust with a touch of salty pretzels encloses raisin ambrosia melt-away cheesecake inside. There’s nothing like a yummy surprise! Ingredients 8 ounces cream cheese3 tablespoons orange or citrus marmalade1 tablespoon pineapple preserves1/2 teaspoon vanilla1/4 teaspoon cinnamon1/2 cup California golden raisinsStreusel Crust:1/4 cup all-purpose flour1/4 cup granulated sugar2 tablespoons unsalted butter1/4 cup sliced almonds1/4 cup flaked coconut2 tablespoons finely crushed salted pretzels Instructions In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese to soften. Mix in orange marmalade, pineapple preserves, vanilla and cinnamon. Stir in raisins. Place in medium bowl; chill in refrigerator to firm mixture. Preheat oven to 400F. Combine flour, sugar and butter to form crumb mixture. Stir in almonds and coconut; spread crumbs evenly into lightly greased 16 x 11-inch baking sheet. Bake 5 to 6 minutes, stirring after 2 or 3 minutes, until golden brown or light toasted. Remove from oven. Place into 16 x 11 inch cold pan. Let cool 5 to 10 minutes. Break up any large streusel pieces; stir in finely crushed pretzels. For each popper, using a rounded 1 tablespoon scoop, lightly roll cheese mixture into balls; roll in crumb mixture to coat. Place on plate to chill in refrigerator to firm, 20 to 30 minutes. Store in refrigerator until serving. Before serving, insert a fancy toothpick in center of each cheesecake popper.