Almost fat-free cheesecake lightens holiday fare

December 18, 2006

Try this tasty treat at a holiday party and see if anyone notices that they're eating healthy cheesecake.

Ingredients
CRUST
1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
TOPPING
16 ounces fat-free sour cream
3 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
FILLING
3 packages (8 ounces each) fat-free cream cheese, room temperature
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
6 egg whites

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray a 9-inch springform pan with cooking spray and sprinkle graham cracker crumbs evenly over bottom. In a large bowl, beat together the cream cheese, sugar and vanilla with an electric mixer on low speed, until blended. Pour filling into prepared pan and bake for 45 minutes or until center puffs and is almost set. Remove from oven. In a medium mixing bowl, combine sour cream, sugar, and vanilla and mix thoroughly. Spread mixture over cheesecake and return to oven for five minutes or until topping sets. Chill before serving.

Source: http://www.CDkitchen.com online.

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Last Updated March 19, 2009