Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a mixing bowl, stir together dry ingredients.
Add wet ingredients and stir until combined.
Press in a greased 9 x 13 pan, or 24 lined muffin cups.
Beat cream cheese and sugar.
Add sour cream and vanilla. Beat.
Add eggs one at a time.
Pour, or spoon over crust.
Bake for 25-30 minutes for 9 x 13 pan. Or 20-25 minutes for cupcakes.
Roughly chop malted eggs.
Sprinkle candies over cheesecakes immediately after removing from the oven.