June 17, 2020 12:43:17 PM
Make family meals part of your home by digging into kid-friendly desserts like these Cheesecake Cupcakes with Oat and Walnut Crust, and join the Family Meals Movement, which encourages Americans to pledge to share one more family breakfast, lunch or dinner at home per week.
Optional toppings for the recipe below include plain or vanilla Greek yogurt; sliced strawberries, raspberries, blueberries or almonds; fresh mint; toasted coconut flakes; agave; or lemon zest.
Find tips, recipes and ways to increase your family meal frequency at familymealsmovement.org.
CHEESECAKE CUPCAKES WITH OAT AND WALNUT CRUST
1/2 cup old-fashioned or quick oats
1/2 cup walnut halves or pieces
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon butter, melted
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 pinch salt
1 package (8 ounces) light cream cheese, at room temperature
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
1/2 tablespoon cornstarch
1/2 lemon, zest only
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
(Source: Courtesy of Liz Weiss on behalf of the FMI Foundation)